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How To Maximize Your Sports Career & Transition To Life After Sports with Jared Johnston

How To Maximize Your Sports Career & Transition To Life After Sports with Jared Johnston

July 15, 2020 by Tola

As an athlete you have a short time in sports to make the best of it. If you’re lucky, you’ll play your sport for 15 – 20 years. So, how can you maximize your career in sports while you have the time?

The flip side of the discussion is that when you’re done with your career, you’re then looking for things to do post sports. Many studies have shown that many athletes either suffer depression or go bankrupt just a few years after they retire from sports.

Why is this?

Its because they never prepared to transition to life after sports.

That why i was super excited to talk to Jared Johnston about maximizing your career and also preparing for life after sports.

Jared is a keynote speaker and an author but more importantly he was an athlete who has gone through this process. A standout student athlete at that.

I say he’s my brother from another mother because we share a similar sports journey.

I attempted to play professional sports but unfortunately i got injured.

You guessed right, Jared also wanted to play in the NFL but injuries and other things got in the way and he wasn’t able to realise that dream.

I knew from my experience that i wanted to help the athletes behind me which is why i started this podcast Athlete Maestro.

Jared didn’t start a podcast but he wrote a book, From Cleats to Loafers: And Everything In Between, basically detailing what that transition process looks like and how you can best prepare for it. It also helps you get better at sports.

On this episode you’ll learn exactly how you can maximize your sports career and at the same time prepare for life after sports.

If you loved this episode shoot me an email tola@athletemaestro.com and copy Jared in that email as well jajohn490@gmail.com

Ask about anything you feel we didn’t cover on the show or something you want to know more about.

You can also show Jared some love on social media.

On instagram he is @jaredjohnston1of1

Remember, knowing is not enough you must apply, willing is not enough you must do.

Athlete Maestro is a podcast for athletes looking to break their mental and physical limitations so they can achieve high performance in their sports goals

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN FROM THIS EPISODE

  • What it means to have a plan B.
  • One take away you can learn from his book
  • What it means to be a student athlete and how to combine it will academics
  • How to define your own success.
  • What the business side of sports is about.
  • and more

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Athlete MaestroTOLA OGUNLEWE

Tola Ogunlewe is a Sports Performance Coach, Sports Lawyer, Father and the creator of Athlete Maestro.

He is a real world mentor to young athletes.

If you’re ready to learn how to make the most of your talent, become the athlete you were meant to be, achieve self mastery, deliberate practice and create you own path to success in sports, join us and he’ll show you how.

Become a maestro.