Introduction

Aims and objectives

SUPY is aiming to enhance the practical application of sport psychology. We are working as a sport psychology symposium for athletes, coaches and other sport and exercise professionals.

SUPY is working with the following aims:

  • Strengthening the sport psychology knowledge
  • Increase the interest on possibilities with mental skills training
  • Networking for specialists in sport psychology and other sport professionals

SUPY values of practice:

  • Athlete and coach oriented approach
  • Expertise
  • Reliability
  • Interactivity

SUPY working on the field:

  • Carry out seminars
  • Organize local meetings for members
  • Electronically inform members about current issues
  • Publish articles in Valmentaja-magazine
  • Admin and update the specialist register
  • We are a member of European Federation of Sport Psychology

We are cooperating with following associations:

  • Suomen Valmentajat ry (Finnish Coaching Association)
  • Kilpa- ja Huippu-urheilun tutkimuskeskus (Research Institute of Olympic Sports, Finland)
  • Olympiakomitea (Olympic Committee of Finland)
  • Jyväskylän yliopisto (University of Jyväskylä)
  • Suomen Liikunta ja Urheilu lajiliittoineen (Finnish Association of Exercise and Sports)
  • Suomen Psykologiliiton psyykkisen valmennuksen toimikunta (Office of the Finnish Psychological Association)
  • Liikuntatieteellinen seura (Finnish Society of Sport Sciences)