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With Dr Steve Ingham

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.

099: Mike Powell on records, rivalry and resilience

20 October 2021

This week’s guest is one of the most outstanding athletes ever, Mike Powell. Mike has held the long jump world record for the last 30 years, taking the mark from…

Ben Ryan, rugby coach

098: Ben Ryan on culture

6 October 2021

  This week’s guest is Ben Ryan. Ben coached the England Rugby Sevens team between 2007 and 2013. Ben then took a big leap of faith in taking up the…

Ben Ryan on culture - rugby coach

097: Laurence Halsted on becoming a true athlete

22 September 2021

This week’s guest is Laurence Halsted. Laurence is a former Olympic fencer, having competed at the London and Rio Olympics. Laurence retired after the Rio Olympics and is currently Performance…

Martin Yelling - international runner and elite duathlete

096 Martin Yelling on supporting young people with Stormbreak

8 September 2021

Martin Yelling is a former international runner, duathlete and ironman athlete and since retiring has, along with his partner Liz Yelling coached 1000s of athletes, and everyday folks to marathon…

Duff Gibson - skeleton racer

095: Duff Gibson on the Tao of Sport

25 August 2021

Duff Gibson won the Olympic gold medal in bob skeleton at the 2006 Turin Winter Olympics. He did so at the age of 39. Duff has an incredible story to…

Dan Bigham - British racing cyclist

094: Dan Bigham on reverse engineering performance

11 August 2021

Dan Bigham is an athlete of the highest order, principally in the disciplines of individual and team pursuit with multiple national and World cup titles. Recently Dan is taking a…

Steve Redgrave and Matthew Pinsent

093: Redgrave and Pinsent on their Olympic partnership

28 July 2021

Sir Steve Redgrave and Sir Matthew Pinsent are as successful a sporting duo as you’ll ever meet. Steve has won 5 gold medals at 5 successive games and is a…

Martin Bucheit and George Perry

092: Martin Buchheit & George Perry on ego in high performance

14 July 2021

In this week’s conversation I speak to Martin Buchheitt and George Perry authors of their upcoming book “Egoals” (a blend of Ego and goals), the subtitle being, “Exercising your ego…

Michael Hughes - analysing elite performance

091: Mike Hughes on analysing elite performance

30 June 2021

This week I spoke to Mike Hughes. Mike is a Performance Analyst, having worked with some of the best teams in the world and developed them by providing understanding and…

Mandy Hickson - Fighter Pilot

090: Mandy Hickson on jet fighter pilot performance

16 June 2021

Mandy Hickson on jet fighter pilot performance This week I spoke to Mandy Hickson. Mandy is a fighter pilot, having joined the Royal Air Force in 1994 and flew the…

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