Do It Dad



This podcast is a discussion about the personal happiness and fulfilment of committed fathers during challenging periods of fatherhood. Its aim is to help fathers specifically in and around London to rekindle the once beloved activities and aspirations that many may have either consciously or unconsciously put on hold or even let go of altogether on entering into the life changing world of fatherhood.


  • #9: A Game of Throws - Neil Adams MBE

    27/06/2018 Duración: 59min

    In this episode, I have the great pleasure of interviewing judo legend Neil Adams MBE.As many of you may already know Neil Adams enjoyed a glittering competitive judo career representing Great Britain on the world scene and dominating the competition during the early 1980’s. Dedicated to life in his martial art Neil remains a paramount figure not only in competitive judo but also British and international sport having coached several national and Olympic teams, commentating, and representing the IJF (International Judo Federation) as ‘The Voice of Judo’.Simply put, Neil Adams is a real gentleman, and I thoroughly enjoyed talking with him. If his judo is as flowing and relaxed as his conversation is I can understand why many an opponent found themselves on there back before they knew it! Ippon! No really, being a practitioner of judo ‘the gentle way’ myself, I asked Neil about his life and experiences pre, post and during his illustrious competitive judo career. I discovered that Neil has never stopped being h

  • #8: What it takes to be really AWESOME? Let's Spell it Out! - Awesome Mike Baker

    09/05/2018 Duración: 01h08min

    In this episode Neil has a very fun and informative conversation with the one and only Awesome Mike Baker. High energy Awesome Mike has transitioned through several completely different careers since setting out on his path at age 17 (including US soldier, investment wholesaler, business entrepeneur and now podcast host and life success coach . Now, having been a married father of four for many years now Mike shares amongst other things his experiences and beliefs about fathering, a fathers well-being, and being a MAN vs being a GOOD MAN. We're given a great explanation of what the word 'AWESOME' actually means to Mike and why he is building his businesses based around those intrinsic values.  Awesome Mike definately has a lots of great perpectives which he shares unselfishly with us in this discussion. It's thought provocking, eye-opening, plain honest and simply a must listen for aspiring and already initiated fathers alike. So stay locked into this episode and take away truley inspiring, motivating and sin

  • #7: Go All In - A Blueprint for Successive Success in Anything You Do - Robert Brus

    05/05/2018 Duración: 01h42s

    In this episode Neil interviews Robert Brus, a dedicated father of three, a former operative in the Australian Armed Forces and now high energy entrepeneur who has successfully transistioned between several careers whilst always holding his fatherhood commitments at the pinnacle of importance. Robert articulates some of his life stories and discusses how his 'Go All In' mantra, philosophy and attitude has been a key in helping him raise and enjoy a fantastic relationship with his children whilst realising great success and fulfilment transitioning through several careers and building an inspirational business that now enables Robert to share his message and help others benefit from a 'Go All In' approach in their lives. Robert's story is a great example of what it takes to be healthy, happy, fulfilled and successful at the same time. I really felt his enthusiasm and authenticity throughout the interview and I hope you do too. If you would like to know more about what Robert is doing, check out his website goa

  • #6: Leave Your Mark: High Performance Food for Thought - Scott Livingston

    03/05/2018 Duración: 33min

    In this episode Neil enjoys an enlightening conversation with his special guest and Scott Livingston. Scott is a founding partner of Premiere Performance ( a performance coaching and therapy facility based out of Montreal. He is passionate about the work he does and over his many years in the field has helped many top professional athletes. These days he has become more of a conversationalist about this passion and endeavours to spread his knowledge and the phylosiphy behind his expertise though online and in person mediums. A dedicated father late into that game, Scott has had his own struggles acclimatising to the sometimes restrictive nature of fatherhood. He talks about his own experience honestly and tries to depict a picture of what it truely means personally to become a Dad, joy along with the impact of sometimes undesired change. So stay with us and listen to what Scott has to share. It's real, informative and insprational. If you would like to know more about what Scott is doing,

  • #5: Gym Dad Reality - Observations of a PT - Jack Blatchford

    02/05/2018 Duración: 47min

    In this episode Neil is joined by Jack Blatchford, a popular PT and fitness enthusiast who supports a multitude of busy City workers in their fitness endeavours. Operating out on GymBox in Bank Jack's clients vary in fitness level and personal life circumstance. Dads make up a good portion of the Gymbox clientel so Jack has been able to draw his own unique perspectiove about their requirement, and how to approach and design a training regime in line with their circumstance. This conversation uncovers some of the realities that fathers can expect to deal with and overcome in their quest to maintain their fitness?

  • #4: Brotherly Motivation: Recall & Rekindle Joyful Activities from our Past - Anthony Williams

    25/04/2018 Duración: 01h38min

    In this episode Neil is joined by his elder brother Anthony Williams for a discussion that delves into their own experiences as middle aged fathers who now enjoy the challenges of maintaining their fitness and capacity to enjoy physical movement in every aspect of the word. They share insights about what fuels their need to stay fit and in good health now, as fathers in the later years of their lives and what they believe are factors that result in resistance for fathers who might want to get into 'The best shape of their life'. The conversation takes you on a journey back into Anthony and Neil's youth to discover their early motivators: Adult family members such as their own parents; Motivational friends they interacted with along their ever active journey to become middle aged gentlemen and ultimately fathers with children they want to enjoy, motivate and encourage.  So tap into this conversation. It will hopefully get you thinking... reminiscing... and even better still, get you out of the couch and enjoyi

  • #3: The EverLearner: From a Fathers Idea to a Modern Education Phenomenon - James Simms

    24/04/2018 Duración: 02h04min

    In this episode Neil enjoys a fascinating and enlightening conversation with his special guest and education visionary James Simms. James is the founder of The Everlearner (, a team of dedicated educators who are passionate about developing alternative and more versatile teaching and learning methods and processes that for example can leverage modern media delivery streams and technologies, allowing students to study the same material as one another but at a pace and style optimised for each of them as individuals. There are so many other benifits to the EverLearner model which James presents passionately in his discussion.Being a busy father we luckily get to discover why and how James has felt so driven to build his platform. We get to hear about his circumstances and aspects of his life and own personailty that have contributed toward the success of The EverLearner project. The passion... The family support... The sheer need.So tune in and enjoy. It's enlightening, insprational and such

  • #2: Some Dads Have Their Cake AND Eat It - George Epstein

    18/04/2018 Duración: 31min

    In this episode Neil and his guest George Epstein discuss how a fathers personal fulfilment, career, aspirations and wellness can potentially be affected on entering into the world of fatherhood. We get a view of this from the perspective of George who has experienced fatherhood whilst not in a relationship/partnership with the mother of his child.

  • #1: Do it Dad - Introduction to this Podcast

    04/04/2018 Duración: 14min

    An introduction to the Do it Dad podcast with Neil Williams.