Recent News

AASP conference attendance and continued AASP committee presence, Orlando USA (October 2017).

The AASP (Association for Applied Sport Psychology) conference was attended by +1,200 people from around the world keen to share knowledge on scientific research and practices in the field of sport psychology. Shameema, continues to commit to the International Relations Committee and has also now joined two Special Interest Groups (SIG’s) – Women in Sport, and Mindfulness and Performance.

While in Orlando FL, E2P was also invited to attend the new USTA training grounds, where along with colleagues she was given a tour of the facilities. 

Premier Sports Network Event on Player Welfare at the Dorchester Hotel in London, UK (October 2017).

E2P was invited to the event where all things player care were discussed. Providing holistic approaches includes thinking about all things on and off the “pitch”.

Guest speaker Chris Eubank spoke of the importance of character and moral development in youth athletes.

E2P continues to support Volley Against Violence and the Boston Police Force, USA (May 2017).

Coach Shams and STEC youths

By structuring programs and introducing life skill curriculums, E2P supports youth sport community programs. Volley Against Violence is a tennis program involving Sportsmen’s Tennis and Enrichment Centre, Boston Police Force, MA, and local communities and is supported by the USTA. The program continues to evolve with attention to youth leadership, youth empowerment and personal skill development all through a structured format and curriculum introduced by Shameema Yousuf. At STEC all involved are encouraged to have a mindful approach in cultivating a growth culture.

Attendance of Mindfulness and Acceptance Summit hosted by Team Danmark in Copenhagen, Denmark (April 2017).

Joining sport psychologists and practitioners from Team Danmark, US Olympic Committee, Canadian Institute of Sport, Australian Institute of Sport, Irish Sports Institute, UK Sport, Norwegian Air Force and School of Sport Sciences, Swedish Sport Federation, Swiss Federal Institute of Sport, Israel Olympic Committee and German Saarbruecken Olympic Institute , Shameema Yousuf was able to share applied practices in elite sport and discuss latest developments in the field.

E2P is collaborating with Arsenal’s lead sport psychologist David Priestley on a practitioners infographic workbook (April 2017).