About the author



Hassan Refay is a German Sports psychologist and bestselling author. Hassan was born in Egypt 5 minutes away from the grand pyramids in Giza and he moved to Germany to study psychology when he was 26 years old.

Hassan is successful in helping others succeed because of his own success:

  • Graduated from Berlin University with honor
  • 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 2 million copies– Click here to see my German Stories www.stecki401.com
  • Worked as school psychologist 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. Click here to watch a short video

“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 Marart Safin…”