***Supporting Champions: The Conference***
A specialist one day conference featuring some of the leading names in sport, sharing lessons from working with the world’s best athletes.
With the demand upon professionals going up and up and with current training and development options failing to enhance impact – we wanted to create a forum for us to share a truly honest account of ‘what it takes’ at the coal-face.
Supporting Champions: The Conference, will build upon the theme of Steve Ingham’s bestselling book ‘How to Support a Champion. It aims to offer invaluable insight, from some of the best practitioners and coaches, to help professionals perform at their best.
Who should attend?​
  • Heads of Science and Medicine
  • Lead coaches
  • Professional support staff
  • Aspiring sports scientists and trainee coaches
  • Academics wishing to learn more about the demands of high performance sport
  • Business professional wishing to learn from the successes in high performance spor
***Supporting Champions: The Conference***
Some quotes from previous events hosted by the ‘Supporting Champions’ team;
“Inspiring to hear about the real-life experiences of some of the most seasoned practitioners around. But more importantly to hear and discuss how breakthroughs were made.”
Fantastic content and honesty, I am certain to be reflecting on what I have learned for a long time”
“Fantastic, makes you question what you may have previously thought and really put an emphasis on clarity and confidence in everything we do
“It provided great insight, promoted self-reflection and intelligent thinking and answered lots of questions that I’ve been seeking answers for, for a long time”

About steveingham

Dr Steve Ingham is one of the UK’s leading figures in sport and one of the world’s leading performance scientists. He is steeped in high performance and has been integral to the development of Britain into an Olympic superpower. He has provided support to over 1000 athletes, of which over 200 have achieved World or Olympic medal success, including some of the world’s greatest athletes such as Jessica Ennis-Hill, Sir Steve Redgrave and Sir Matthew Pinsent. Steve has coached Kelly Sotherton's running for heptathlon and to 4x400m Olympic medal winning success. Steve has worked at the English Sports Council British Olympic Association, English Institute of Sport, where Steve was the Director of Science and Technical Development, leading a team of 200 scientists in support of Team GB and Paralympics GB. Ingham holds a BSc, PhD and is a Fellow of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. Steve is author of the best selling ‘How to Support a Champion: The art of applying science to the elite athlete’, discussing and inspiring the importance of learning and adapting to reach our maximum potential. Steve established Supporting Champions with the ambition of helping ambitious people to find a better way of creating high-performance. Steve hosts the Supporting Champions Podcast on sharing his pursuit of understanding and exploration in performance.

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