Dr Steve Ingham is one of the world’s leading performance scientists.
Steve was Director of Science at the British Olympic Association and English Institute of Sport. Having led a team of 200 scientists in support of Team GB and Paralympics GB, Steve 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. These have included some of the world’s greatest athletes such as Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, Sir Steve Redgrave, Tim Foster MBE, Sir Matthew Pinsent and James Cracknell
Away from sport, Steve also advises leading business executives on individual and team performance.
Furthermore, Steve Ingham is the author of the best selling book ‘How to Support a Champion: The art of applying science to the elite athlete’, inspiring the importance of learning and adapting to reach our maximum potential.
“Throughout my career, Steve has provided me with a way of making science ideas useful for my preparation and performance. If science can be applied to the complex world of heptathlon, it can probably be applied to anything – Steve shows you how.”
Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill
Dr Steve Ingham – Motivational Speaker
Steve’s most popular speech is ‘Supporting Champions‘. In this presentation, Steve discusses how to lead the transformation of teams from good to record-setting excellence.
The London 2012 Olympic Games were a monumental achievement for sport in the UK with a record-breaking medal haul. Beating the medal haul of home games is something that had never been done before by any country in the world in the history of the Olympics. But against all the odds, they achieved it, in a feat which shook the sporting world.
Behind this headline, the overall task of coordinating and achieving the science behind this unique and seemingly impossible task was led by Steve Ingham.
Steve’s key message during this presentation is “what’s the smallest change that could make the biggest difference to your team, and it’s performance?”
Related speech topics include:
- Collaboration and Leadership
- Risk and Decision Making
- Visions, Values, Culture
- Building Resilience
- Marginal & Massive Gains
- Performing under Pressure
Steve presents his ‘Supporting Champions‘ sessions within the corporate and educational sector. Clients include Google, McLaren, EY, Sky, Phillips and AT Kearney.