Recent News

Gathering with colleagues in Orlando FL, USA, E2P founder attended the annual AASP conference and USTA’s national conference (October 2017).

In Orlando more than 1200 colleagues in the field of Sport Psychology gather to share thoughts and best practice. Representation was international and it was an honour to witness grad school advisor and mentor Amy Baltzell sworn in as President of AASP. E2P’s founder was also invited to USTA’s National Campus and with 2 other tennis psychology colleagues gained great insight into the practices on site.

Founder of E2P was invited to attend a Premier Sports Network event to discuss all things Player Welfare (October 2017).

In the world of sport commercialism, athletes have become commodities to many. Yet we must consider that the “win at all cost” culture is detrimental to athlete wellbeing. Toxic cultures, bullying, fear and abuse are growing concerns in many elite environments. We must consider the welfare of athletes as paramount to success in all contexts.

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 programs and communities grow. 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).