We are confident that periodised strength & conditioning will get you into the best shape of your life. Trust the process and results will follow.

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About Us

Trust the Process

Chimera is a team of sports scientists and strength & conditioning coaches providing science based periodised programmes. The Chimera team back theory with years of practical hands on experience.

The Chimera team use training methods used by elite athletes to maximise results.

Experiment with training programs and find a route that works for you.

Elite level training scaled for all experience levels.

Chimera’s team hold qualifications with the US & Uk’s gold standard strength organisations.

Programs have been carefully refined using athlete feedback since 2011.

Chimera S&C training athletes since 2011 (London)

Join the team at Chimera strength & conditioning, realise your potential.



Join our community of athletes using the Chimera strength and conditioning programs to improve Strength, Power, endurance, speed & agility. Mix & match your training blocks and find the combination that gives you the most success. Programs are designed using 1 repetition maximums so can be used by novices and not just elite athletes. With 10wk/12wk/16wk/20wk options available, you can switch programs at any time.

Join the experiment and see what combination works for you.




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Karl, Mikel & Sean are all strength & conditioning coaches that share a passion for all things weightlifting. The created Chimera Strength & Conditioning to provide affordable quality programming and coaching for like minded people.

Karl Simpson

Karl is a strength and conditioning coach specialising in amateur athletes from the corporate market. He started in 1988 at Norwich City FC with 5 years in the mid 1990’s as a professional footballer, he then spent a further 12 years as a personal trainer in central London where he founded Chimera Strength and conditioning in Knightsbridge with Mikel Perry.

Higher certificate of Strength & Conditioning
Advanced Personal trainer
Integrated corrective exercise specialist (AGSHSS)
British Weightlifting Association Level 1

Mikel Perry

Mikel is a strength and conditioning coach specialising in injury prevention and rehabilitation. He currently works within athletics, coaching and providing S&C support to sprinters and pole vaulters at West London Track and Field. Mikel has experience with women’s football, having worked as an S&C coach within the WSL and has also conducted research for Basketball England.

MSc Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health
BSc Sports and Exercise Sciences
FdSc Sports Sciences (Coaching)
NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

Dr. Sean Maloney PhD, ASCC, CSCS, CES

Sean is a strength and conditioning coach with a passion for the barbell sports. Sean runs his own strength and conditioning business, Maloney Performance, and is the founder of MK Powersports weightlifting club. With competitive experience in both powerlifting and weightlifting, Sean also coaches athletes competing in both sports. Away from training, Sean holds a PhD in biomechanics and lectures in strength and conditioning science at the University of Bedfordshire.

UKSCA Accredited Strength & Conditioning Coach
British Weightlifting Level Two Club Coach
NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist


The team at Chimera are always looking to improve our services, please let us know your thoughts and we will get back to you within 48hrs.