Leaving sport or retiring from competition can be a big change and it is widely acknowledged that this can be difficult.
There are resources out there to help with this, here is a brief explanation on why it can be a difficult time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWiPVW1IBVs
The CoE has a Performance Lifestyle Advisor who works with the fighters based there but there are resources and support available to all of our top level fighters via different agencies. Some of our retired fighters over the coming weeks will talk about their experiences with some of these.
Here are some of our favourite pages:
Founded by former British Olympic Swimming Gold medallist Adrian Moorhouse, they work with global clients across the world to deliver award-winning leadership development, management skills training and transformational change programmes.
Provides support for professional athletes to study for Undergraduate, Masters or Professional Qualifications
|Dame Kelly Holmes Trust
We know world class athletes are a unique asset to society.
That’s why we harness the unique capabilities of athletes who exhibit the high performing attitudes and behaviours required at that level. With the right training and support, they will deliver a legacy to the community wherever they focus their capabilities. This benefits both athletes and the wider community.
Since the Trust was founded in 2008, we have supported over 600 athletes to successfully transition from their sporting careers.
|Switch The Play
The Switch the Play Foundation is the UK’s only charity dedicated to supporting all sportspeople to successfully transition into life outside of sport.
|Next Step Ready
Whether you’re looking to find the right job, set up your own business or just want to have a great plan for when the time comes, the Next Step READY programme is ideal for you.
|TASS Lifestyle Workbook
Balancing a dual career is hard. We want to give you the tools you need to help with your own personal development. This booklet contains a selection of exercises and resources to help you. The tools can be completed on your own, or as part of your lifestyle sessions.