Supporting Champions

With Dr Steve Ingham

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Steve Ingham, performance scientist, leader and author, explores the science, art, purpose and origins of high-performance. Steve interviews and discusses these concepts with the people who have been there and done it, whether it's achieving at the highest level, been the driving force in making remarkable performance happen or those who have explored and researched aspects of human performance in real-depth.

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048: Dave Smith on choosing to live

6 November 2019

Dave Smith, Paralympic champion shares his emotional story intertwining sporting pursuit and cancer survival. This interview is a deep one, it’s a full existential exploration of what is important, how…

047: Josie Perry on the psychology of communication

23 October 2019

Performance psychologist Dr Josie Perry is this episode’s guest. Josie has a successful consultancy service supporting endurance athletes, golfers tennis players, but she also has a rich background in communications.…

046: Dawn Scott on supporting the USA women’s football team to successive World Cups

9 October 2019

Dawn Scott, High Performance Coach to the USA women’s national football team, who happen to have won two successive World cup titles and Olympic gold in 2012, is this episode’s…

Special Announcement: Kickstart Performance Skills course is about to launch

2 October 2019

This is a special announcement: Our online course is about to launch.  It’s called, ‘Kickstart Performance Skills’ and is aimed at undergraduate and masters students in sports and exercise aiming…

045: Nick Grantham on developing self, consultancy and performance

25 September 2019

Nick Grantham, performance enhancement specialist and consultant, is this week’s guest. Nick and I go way back to the mid 1990s and have worked alongside each other in the sphere…

044: Neil Chugani on leading as a coxswain, in sport governance and at Google

11 September 2019

Neil Chugani was a coxswain and a good one too. He coxed the Oxford crew to success in the boat race in 1991, he was World Champion in the coxed…

043: Emma Hatton, West End star on sustaining performance

28 August 2019

Emma Hatton star of the West End talks about her career, Emma has starred in some of the biggest musicals and lead roles, Scaramouche in We will Rock You, Elphaba…

042: Jessica Ennis-Hill on becoming World and Olympic Champion

14 August 2019

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill is triple World champion, Olympic champion, European Champion and British record holder in the heptathlon and World indoor champion in pentathlon. Perhaps more significantly Jess is an…

041: Hannah Critchlow on the science of fate

31 July 2019

This week’s guest is Dr Hannah Critchlow, cellular and molecular neuroscientist at the University of Cambridge. Hannah has recently released her new book the ‘science of fate’, exploring whether our…

040: Matt Dixon on customising training

17 July 2019

Matt Dixon is a professional triathlon coach and founder of Purplepatch fitness. Matt is former professional triathlete and elite swimmer, now coach and has set up a highly successful performance…