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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037: Nick Matthew on becoming world squash champion

5 June 2019

Nick Matthew is three-time British and three-time World squash champion, as well as being two-time Commonwealth champion and former world number one. In this discussion we explore Nick’s early rise into the…

036: Gareth Sandford on working with the world’s best coaches

22 May 2019

This week we are joined by Gareth Sandford, exercise physiologist at the Canadian Sports Institute. Gareth is just starting his post-doctoral studies and so in many ways you could say…

035: Trent Stellingwerff on nutrition and leadership

8 May 2019

Trent Stellingwerff, sports nutritionist is this week’s guest. Trent and Steve first met as coaches in Valencia at the 2008 World Indoor Championships and he has since had a glittering…

034: Steve Ingham on developing performance people

24 April 2019

Podcast #34 Show Notes – Performance People In this week’s episode, Steve takes the reins as he shares some perspectives about developing the next generation of performance people. Over the…

033: Antony Jinman, Polar Explorer on expeditions with purpose

10 April 2019

This week’s guest is polar explorer Antony Jinman, a former naval officer and mountain leader. Antony was the 12th Briton to ski to both the geographic north and south pole.…

032: Joe Eisenmann on long term athlete development

27 March 2019

Joe Eisenmann joins me on the Supporting Champions podcast this week as we explore the area of long-term athletic development. We discuss his background in physiology, academia and applied practice…

031: Louise Minchin from the BBC Breakfast Sofa to GB Team Triathlete

13 March 2019

BBC Breakfast’s Louise Minchin on performing in broadcasting and as an age group triathlete for team GB. Louise is a journalist and former radio presenter and is best known as…

030: Katelyn Ohashi on finding joy in gymnastics

27 February 2019

UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi joins us in part two of our two-part special episode with UCLA gymnastics Head Coach Miss Val Kondos-Field. Katelyn is the performer of the incredible, faultless…

029: Miss Val on coaching a positive culture in gymnastics

20 February 2019

In Part 1 of this Podcast Special we have Head Coach of UCLA Gymnastics and orchestrator of THAT viral gymnastics’ routine by Katelyn Ohashi, Miss Val Kondos Field. Miss Val…

028: Helen Jenkins on the highs and lows in triathlon

6 February 2019

Helen Jenkins is a two time World Triathlon Champion. In this interview Helen begins by discussing motherhood, her early career and the importance of early career influences such as the…