About the author

Author Hassan RefayHassan Refay is a German Sports psychologist and bestselling author. Hassan is successful in helping others succeed because of his own success:

  • Graduated from Berlin University with honors
  • Certified, Clinic Psychologist (Berlin/Germany)
  • Certified Behavior Therapist (Berlin/Germany)
  • Was an adviser on the Juvenile Court in Berlin
  • His first Mental Toughness Stories for young school kids -sold over 4 million copies– www.stecki401.com
  • Worked as a school psychologist, helping talented and smart kids and young talented young athletes to succeed in today's school and sports  for 16 years
  • Wrote a book about the benefits of horse riding for patients with cerebral palsy symptoms.
  • His 7-audiotape program (Muscles Memory Training for Tennis players) in German helped thousands of German tennis players play better and win more matches
  • With his daughter Mona who is a teacher and author, we have just published 4 Mental toughness stories for young school kids.
  • In affiliation with the Children’s Cancer Hospital, the largest newspaper in Germany, radio and TV stations in Berlin and the German Opera, he wrote, narrated and played Das Geheimnis der 3 LLL for The Children’s Dance Theater Company to raise money and build a house for the Berlin Child Cancer Society. 

"Thank you so much for speaking at our conference at the Intl. Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island. I received many positive comments about your talk."
~ Diane Sullivan, USPTA Education Chairperson USBTA Convention.

“I have been involved in tennis since Boris Becker won Wimbledon when he was 17. I still remember Maria Sharapova when she was a spaghetti-thin 8-year-old, working with her dad in Bradenton every day at the famous MCC tennis courts.”

As a psychologist and researcher, Refay worked with some of the world’s best juniors, the TOP GUN, at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, in Florida, including pros now in the top 100 in the world.

“I spent about 5 years with my son at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Florida. I also spent time in Spain, just to study the unbelievably successful Spanish system which keeps producing great players like Rafael Nadal, Feliciano Lopez, David Ferrer, Fernando Verdasco, Carlos Moya, Juan Carlos Ferrero, and even Marat Safin…”