Dave Hembrough (Sheffield Hallam University): Using Strength & Conditioning for Social Change

Dave Hembrough is a Strength & Conditioning Coach and Sports Science Officer at Sheffield Hallam University, as well as the Head Coach of Hallam Barbell and a Coach Educator for British Weightlifting. He has started numerous community based initiatives including Mindfully Strong and Strength For Life.


In this Episode, Dave discusses:

  • His personal mission statement.
  • His time in performance sport, including professional Boxing, Volleyball and Diving.
  • Why his focus shifted toward making a social impact.
  • Some of the areas S&C Coaches could make an impact outside of performance sport.
  • The various initiatives he has started at youth, adult and elderly ages.

You can listen to the episode in full here.

You can find out more about Dave’s via his Twitter account: @dwhembro  Instagram: @davehembrough .

You can also follow  You can keep up to date with some his projects including Strength for Life: @Strength4_Life@strengthforlifecampaign  and Hallam Barbell: @HallamBarbell  @hallambarbell .


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