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The Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) aims to actively contribute to the global promotion of applied sport psychology. To reach this goal, AASP has been implementing a systematic plan of action to:

  • Create and advance bilateral partnerships with other organizations worldwide
  • Actively involve international, established and developing professionals 
  • Promote and support its members' awareness of the international sport psychology movement outside North America.

As a main actor in this internationalization effort, the International Relations Committee (IRC), in addition to other initiatives, is in charge of this webpage, aimed to be a resource for any individual or organization interested in AASP's efforts and activities.

AASP International Relations Committee

The AASP International Relations Committee is a committee under the leadership of the Public Relations and Outreach Division Head, whose main goal is to support AASP's effort to actively contribute to the global promotion of applied sport psychology.

International Regional Conferences

On February 21-22, 2015, AASP held its first International Regional Conference at Loughborough University (UK), the first AASP conference ever held in Europe. This historic two-day event provided an exciting setting for international scholars, early career researchers, and practitioners to exchange ideas and explore numerous topics within sport and exercise psychology. The 111 delegates who attended from Europe created a fantastic platform to share ideas and learn from different cultures. As space precludes a detailed description of each presentation, this review will present a brief overview of the conference. Speakers included Pete Lindsay, Chris Harwood, Urban Johnson, David Fletcher, Mustafa Sarkar, and Paul Morgan.

Non-U.S. Based CMPC® Mentors

As demand for sport and exercise psychology services grows, so does the number of practitioners, not all of whom are qualified. Certification by and membership in the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) are indicators of professional legitimacy. Find a Non-US based AASP Certified Mental Performance Consultant® Mentor by utilizing the AASP Find A Consultant tool.

AASP Memberships for Developing Countries

Persons residing and working in developing countries, as defined annually by the World Bank, are eligible to receive a 50% discount on Student, Affiliate, Early Professional, and Professional membership dues. Contact AASP headquarters for more information on Developing Country Membership.