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Coaching for Geeks

113 EpisodesProduced by Robin BatesWebsite

Turning geeks into adventurers. Careers, dating, fitness, interviews, gaming, life, geek culture.


53 - An introduction to UK eSports - Interview with Barrage eSports' Jeff Simpkins

eSports! Coahcing for Geeks founder, Robin Bates, is a complete an utter eSports N00b. At least he was until he went to Insomnia62 and PAX East... Eyes opened to the world of professional gaming he sought wisdom, and found it in Jeff Simpkins from Barrage eSports (or at least in his brother James wh pushed Jeff forewards for the podcast).

Barrage eSports has a great ethos of taking care of their players and being a team players want to play for, so Robin met with Jeff to find out more about the UK eSports scene, the Barrage story, and where to get started to start to get to grips with the world of professional competitive gaming.



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We have more courses, more eSports, and more geekery coming very soon.


In the meantime, be awesome.




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