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President’s Message March, 2022

Dear ISSP members, every two or three months, I provide an update on the activities of the International Society of Sport Psychology. During the previous four years, there was considerable time and energy devoted to strategic execution of our ISSP projects, items discussed at length in previous messages and found as a video on the front page of the website…

President’s Message December, 2021

We are now reaching the concluding weeks of 2021. This year was an extremely exciting time for the International Society of Sport Psychology. Foremost, we wish to thank you, our valued members, for your support of the ISSP. Reflecting over the steps taken, there is much to be excited about. The ISSP Virtual Congress took place in late September and…

Tribute to Keith Henschen

Dr. Keith Henschen, the past ISSP President (2001-2005), one of the most notable trailblazers of our field and a true professional giant in numerous respects, passed away on October 22nd. It is so difficult to say good-bye to an impactful professor, a mentor, and a colleague, but even more, to one who was a dear friend. For certain, it is…

President’s Message Autumn, 2021

Dear Members of the International Society of Sport Psychology. I first wish to welcome you to a new four-year cycle of the ISSP. We have just completed our World Congress, with tremendous support and capacity provided by the Local Organizing Committee, located in Taipei. I wish to thank Dr. Yu-Kai Chang, his colleagues from the Taiwanese Society of Sport Psychology,…

President’s Opening Message

Dear Congress Participants, I welcome you to the 2021 ISSP World Congress, being held virtually in Taipei. The ISSP World Congress has always been a historic event, and this congress is of no exception; it has uniqueness, though in a most different way than any previous ISSP Congress event. Amid Covid and the fatigue we have all encountered as professionals…

ISSP Practitioner Registry: ISSP-R Emerging Practitioner Modules Presented in October

Introduction: Given the mission of International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) and in the spirit of globalization, internationalization, unification, and collaboration, ISSP has established an internationally recognized consultant/practitioner registry that represents the minimum standard of sport psychology practice. The ISSP-Registry (ISSP-R) aims to respond to the high international mobility of both sporting clients and consultants as well as increase the…

Upcoming Election Information

Before casting your vote, please, review the “Personal Statements” from all candidates for the ISSP Managing Council for all categories of MC officers and members-at-large. Personal Statements   MC members-at-large candidates   MC officer candidates Per the past practices and in accordance with ISSP Statutes, there are two ways of casting your election vote: on-site (should you be at the Congress in…

ISSP President’s Report: Summer 2021

It is with pleasure I wish to update you on the activities within the International Society of Sport Psychology. The past four years have been what we have referred to as a period of strategic execution. This society previously developed a strategic plan under the leadership of Dr. Gangyan Si. The document that was conceptualized prior to my current term…