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Hosted by: 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.

Latest Podcasts

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104: David Dunne on behaviour change and technology

This week’s episode is with Dr David Dunne. I mentioned a few weeks ago in the reboot episode that I will continue to speak to …

Danny Kerry GB Hockey coach podcast

103: Danny Kerry on performance leadership

103 Danny Kerry on performance leadership Today’s episode is with Danny Kerry. Danny has led the GB field hockey teams for 17 years. He recently …

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102: Vanessa Bohns on influence

102: Vanessa Bohns on Influence Today’s episode is with Vanessa Bohns Professor of organisational behaviour at Cornell University. I spoke to Vanessa about her recent …

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101: John Kiely on questioning conventions

The podcast is BACK! We’re delighted to be back and we’ve got some great conversations ahead for you! We’ve taken a bit of a break …


The podcast returns on 29th June

We’ve had a little break from the podcast and now I’m delighted to say we’re back and have got lots of great interviews coming up. …

Steve Ingham Jamie Pringle reflect on 100 podcast episodes

Steve reflects on 100 episodes with Jamie Pringle

After 100 episodes over 4 years, I take a chance to reflect on the lessons learned from hosting the Supporting Champions podcast and speaking with …

Sue Campbell sports leader

100: Sue Campbell on leadership and the power of sport

A very, very warm welcome to our 100th episode. Woo! A milestone for us having started the podcast just under 4 years ago. I truly …

Mike Powell

099: Mike Powell on records, rivalry and resilience

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 …

Ben Ryan, rugby coach

098: Ben Ryan on culture

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 …

Laurence Halstead

097: Laurence Halsted on becoming a true athlete

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 …

Martin Yelling - international runner and elite duathlete

096 Martin Yelling on supporting young people with Stormbreak

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, …

Duff Gibson - skeleton racer

095: Duff Gibson on the Tao of Sport

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 …