From Hull’s concrete floors to the Olympics with the former Team GB Volleyball Captain and London 2012 Olympian. *This episode was originally recorded in February 2018*. In this episode we discuss: Ben’s journey from discovering volleyball as a schoolboy, to playing at a Home Olympic Games in front of 15,000 fans and sharing a bubble […]Read More Ben Pipes: From Hull’s concrete floors to the Olympics…
After much deliberation and procrastination, we’ve finally taken the plunge and launched our own podcast! Here’s an introduction to the podcast and an overview of what to expect!Read More Podcast Launch!
In Part 1 of this series, I discussed the key factors I’ve seen that are universal to great coaches that I’ve had the privilege of witnessing in action. I have decided to focus in particular on Communication Skills, as this is an area that I often see limiting less experiences coaches both in sessions and […]Read More What makes an effective Coach? Communication Skills
Over the years, I’ve been fortunate to see many great coaches in action, whether they be technical coaches or S&C coaches. These have covered a variety of sports such as Rugby Union, Football, Swimming, Volleyball, Weightlifting to name a few… Recently I was reflecting on what are the factors that determine effective coaching and I’ve […]Read More The 4 elements of an effective Coach
Dave Hembrough is the founder and head coach of Hallam Barbell Weightlifting and Strength Training Club and Sheffield Hallam University’s lead S&C coach, as well as co-leader on the MSc program in Strength and Conditioning Coaching. He has a Sport Science undergraduate degree, a MSc in Sport Injuries and Rehabilitation as well as a PGDip […]Read More Ask the Expert: Dave Hembrough (Sheffield Hallam University & Hallam Barbell)