EPIC was founded in 2011 by Linda Batten-Duffy, a former world number one dart player who is now a Chartered Sport Psychologist. Linda has a wealth of experience in both performing at the highest level and representing elite performers. Her previous company ‘Linda Batten Sports’ managed two former world dart champions, Bob Anderson and Keith Deller, as well as several other world ranked players. Linda’s work as a consultant sport psychologist enables her to use the wealth of experience she acquired during her academic training and her own personal sporting success
Linda is a true legend of ladies darts and was ranked the World Number One player for 5 years. In a career that spanned three decades she won over 30 major titles, including the World Cup Singles, European Singles, Pacific Masters, British Open (twice), British Gold Cup, Danish Open, Los Angeles Open, Golden Gate Classic, Butlins/Watney Singles (four times) and the Costa Brava Classic Champion (an open tournament). Linda played for England for over 10 years being Captain for many of those years and was also captain of the London County team whom she represented for 20 years, she was also the first ever woman to be voted the North American Open Dart Tournament’s most valuable player (MVP)
EPIC’s business is twofold: Offering a Sports Management service that includes a complete approach to nurturing / developing / managing / marketing and promoting talent in sport, and has a retail arm.
Expertise available within the company extends to the provision of coaching services, including the development of coaching courses, sport science support including advice on nutrition, the development of tailored training programmes that are sport-specific and the implementation of psychological techniques designed purely to improve performance. This type of support is vital, particularly in the development of young talent. Unless the foundation is solid, the optimal performance of an individual may never be achieved!
EPIC Trophies is based in Waltham Abbey, Essex with an online presence enabling our customers to browse our extensive range of products at their leisure. Our online shop offers a wide range of products including trophies for every occasion.
EPIC prides itself in a passion for excellent customer service whether working with individuals or like-minded companies.