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Do professional athletes use hypnotherapy?

Some professional athletes use hypnotherapy to try to improve performance. Visualization is often used to imagine the desired physical result. For instance, a baseball player will visual the perfect swing, seeing all of his muscles, each minor movement and adjustment as the bat hits the ball. By visualizing repeatedly these perfect movements, the body will be able to accomplish just that during competition. Hypnotherapy can also help improve focus and concentration, and relieve stress.

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