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The Be Ready Project shares the stories of current and retired elite athletes. Our aim is to explore the transition process out of a career as a professional athlete and through sharing individual experiences we can learn.

The Be Ready Project shares the stories of current and retired elite athletes. Our aim is to explore the transition process out of a career as a professional athlete and through sharing individual experiences we can learn.
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Location:

Australia

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The Be Ready Project shares the stories of current and retired elite athletes. Our aim is to explore the transition process out of a career as a professional athlete and through sharing individual experiences we can learn.

Language:

English

Contact:

0411806566


Episodes

Nu Brown: The New Nu as a Videographer

12/11/2019
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Nu Brown is only 24 years old but what a journey his life has been already. Nu moved to Australian from New Zealand when he was only 16 years old to chase the dream of playing professional rugby league. Nu was fortunate enough to debut in the NRL at only 19 and live his dream. Being so young and by himself without his family, Nu has struggled with the rollercoaster as a professional athlete ever since. In this episode Nu speaks about dealing with depression and managing the expectations as...

Duration:01:00:58

Liam Fulton: Fulton Financial Foundation

12/2/2019
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Liam Fulton was an absolute character when he was playing in the NRL and Lawro describes him as the glue to the Wests Tigers playing group. After a 12 years career Liam retired due to concussion. While Liam was playing he also started a business with team mate Bryce Gibbs, supplying skill test mechanise to pubs, clubs and shopping centres. Soon after retiring Liam decided he wanted to become a mortgage broker and for the past 5 years he has been helping Australians secure a home loan...

Duration:01:01:37

Shannon Hegarty's 3 Year Struggle

11/25/2019
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Shannon Hegarty story 'The 3 Year Struggle' is incredible and really demonstrates the hardship some athletes may face once retiring from sport. In this episode Shannon really opens up and speaks about the back end of his career and he got addicted to pain relief medication. How is he really struggled in the first 3 years after retirement and how this not only effected him but also his family. Shannon explains how after hitting rock bottoms his inspirational journey back and how finally...

Duration:01:06:20

Chris Lawrence's Double Life: Part II

11/17/2019
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Part II of Lawro's story 'Double Life' he speaks about why it is so important to align your vision and values with anyone you go into business with and how fortunate he is to be business partners with Leon. He also shares how he almost lost the business in 2016 and how he reacted to save One Wellbeing. Lawro opens up to about his horrific facial injury at the start of 2019 and how he again used the business to keep himself in a positive mindset throughout the recovery. He truely believes if...

Duration:00:47:18

Chris Lawrence's Double Life: Part I

11/12/2019
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Chris Lawrence has played professional Rugby League for the Wests Tigers since he was 17 years old. Now at 31, Lawro is just about to start his 15th session in the top grade. What you might not be aware of is that for the past 12 years Lawro has also started and built-up his own business called One Wellbeing. Lawro credits his success and longevity in the NRL to having One Wellbeing and a passion away from Rugby League. In this episode Lawro will share his incredible story on how he has...

Duration:00:51:18

Craig Lambert's 30 year Journey

10/30/2019
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In it this episode Lawry and I sit down and speak to our cohost Craig Lambert. An AFL legend with 30 years experience within an elite athlete environment as a player, coach and welfare officer. Lambo talks about completing his plumbing apprenticeship when he was younger, his philosophy on a holistic athlete, utilities your networks and tips on how to do it well. Lambo also shares his advice on managing expectations as a young athlete and why he believes athlete transition well and not so...

Duration:01:15:32

Introduction to the 'Be Ready Project'

10/27/2019
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In this episode Leon, Lambo and Lawro explain what the 'Be Ready Project' is all about and share their individual purpose behind why they wanted to get involved. Leon's perspective is from a provider of athlete eduction for the past 8 years. Lambo's perspective is as a retired athlete/ coach/ welfare manager with 30 years experience in professional sport. Lawro's perspective is as a current athlete coming into his 15th year playing professional sport. The boys shared vision is to...

Duration:00:08:22