Mark Bennett MBE

Mark Bennett MBE

Mark Bennett MBE has spent the last 30 years developing robust and scalable strategies and tools to help organisations, teams and individuals maximise the performance potential of themselves and the people they are influencing.

Mark hasn’t just developed the ‘how to’ tools and strategies to increase engagement, learning and performance; he has designed powerful interventions that support the change required to embed the behaviours and cultures that maximise performance.

He has named this holistic approach the Performance Development Systems (PDS).

About Mark Bennett MBE

Mark is a former British Commando & senior instructor within the Army Physical Training Corps who served 22 years before turning down promotion in order to leave the services & pursue his passion full time.

During his Military career Mark was the senior instructor running the commando training wing & was the first person to redesign the preparatory training to focus on developing mental robustness within soldiers to increase the pass rate on one of the toughest courses in the British Army.

Mark works as a consultant, trainer, mentor & coach to various corporations, professional & national sport organizations, teams & Universities around the world, as well as Schools & community sports to help transform the leadership capabilities of every manger, coach & teacher that he comes in contact with. Put simply, Mark makes people better “influencers”.

Over the last 3 decades Mark has worked with over 30 sports at all levels & age groups; from grass roots to professional & International teams. He has also supported national sports organisations & global businesses to embed robust cultures that improve wellness, productivity & performance.

Mark had the honour of being awarded the MBE by her majesty the Queen in 2006 for his work in developing his systems.

Mark is based in UK but can support any organisation/team around the World who is passionate about developing sustainable high-performance cultures that impact on people performance through world class coaching & mentoring

Working with Mark Bennett MBE

  • Business/Corporate

    Providing bespoke training packages based on your business needs, Mark will use the approach he has developed over the past 30 years to deliver a tailored solution for your organisation.

  • Sports Teams & Coaches

    Experienced in providing sports coaching at all levels from working with children through to professional sport at the highest level.  Offering options both online & live training.

  • Online Coaching Course

    Bringing together his considerable coaching experience, Mark's online courses opens up access to his unique approach and is suitable for everyone - whether business or individual.

  • Keynote Speaking

    Offering a range of keynote speaking services from 2 hours deliveries to interactive performance days, sharing personal experience and tried and tested methodologies.

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Dame Kelly Holmes MBE 

Double Olympic Champion

“Mark Bennett is professional, reliable and talented. He has the ability to inspire, motivate and connect with anyone he works with; taking their ability to a higher level to get the best results”.


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