James Wild

Sports Performance Consultant

Mentor on the change of direction and agility programme

Using a blend of strength and conditioning and biomechanics techniques with skill acquisition and motor learning principles to help address sports performance problems, James has worked with coaches and athletes across a full spectrum of abilities over the last 20 years, including medal winning teams and athletes at major international competitions.


  • Founder of Furō Motion
  • Currently or previously a Sports Performance Consultant to a range of coaches, athletes and teams to include Harlequins F.C, England Women’s Lacrosse, Fulham F.C, EIS
  • Teaching Fellow in sports performance and skill acquisition at the University of Surrey
  • Formerly Technical Lead for Performance at Surrey Sports Park
  • Direct S&C and / or sprint biomechanics support to athletes (athletics, judo and alpine skiing) in preparation for major international competitions including London 2012, Moscow 2013, Sochi 2014 and Glasgow 2014
  • Book Author (Strength Training for Speed: Scientific Principles and Practical Application)
  • Published journal articles ResearchGate
  • Accredited Strength & Conditioning Coach (UKSCA, since 2009)
  • Final stages of a PhD in the biomechanics and motor control of team sport athletes during sprint acceleration

Learn from James by joining our change of direction and agility programme

Listen to James talk about his speed coaching philosophy on the podcast here:

Twitter: @wildy_jj