Dave Handcock is a Strength & Conditioning Specialist.

He is the owner of Hybrid Fitness & Performance and a member of Lykorgos.

A lifetime student of human performance, the body and mind, Dave lives what he teaches. He coaches people who want to overcome obstacles and to better themselves, those who seek change and those that are willing to change.

His aim is to turn your weaknesses into strengths, to make you a more functionally fit, useful human. He wants to strengthen and bulletproof your body from the ground up and from the inside out.

Life is about fulfilling your potential and increasing your longevity. It is about strengthening the body and mind. Bulletproofing them, increases that.



He has worked with many sports teams as a Strength & Conditioning Specialist including the Senior Ireland Rugby League team and as Elite Performance Manager for Rugby League Ireland. Dave is particularly passionate about rugby and has worked with many amateur players both at home and abroad and his training has helped bring them from the amateur ranks to the professional arena.

He now coaches and trains athletes, special operators, like-minded individuals, small groups and professionals out of his high performance training facility in Ashbourne, Co. Meath.

Training Philosophy


Dave believes in training the body and the mind as they were designed and built to be trained. In both a functional and transferable manner.

He combines and incorporates Strongman movements and the moving and carrying of irregular objects with traditional Strength & Conditioning methodology.

Accountability and Longevity are essential to success. You really do reap what you sow. In addition, what you put in, you will get out. As a result, you will get out of your training and nutrition exactly what you put in to it.

Your Appearance Is The Consequence Of Your Fitness.

You Get What You Give.

Dave also publishes a monthly newsletter that covers key areas of training, nutrition and mindset. In addition, he has recently begun publishing the HYBRID ATHLETE PROGRAMMING SERIES. This is a series of 6 EBooks and EManuals that cover key areas of Strength, Power Development, Metabolic Conditioning and Hybrid Strongman Training. As a result, the main aim of the series is to educate you and to fully maximize your training potential and development.

The 6 EBooks are available to buy HERE.

Dave can also be found on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and his YouTube Channel.

He resides in Santry, Dublin, Ireland.

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