Matthew Pavlich - High performance on and off the field


The High Performance Project

Matthew Pavlich is an all-time AFL great. 353 games to his name, Fremantle’s captain for nine years, six-time All Australian, six-time club best and fairest winner … and the list goes on.

Pavlich was elite on the field and is just as successful off it. He has an MBA, and since retiring has gone on to forge a successful career in media and business.

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In this discussion, we talk about:

His journey from Adelaide to Perth and the development of his career

How he thought through career moves as an athlete

How he approached retirement in the last few years of his footy career

Media and business

And much more!


The High Performance Project takes you into the world of sports science and elite sport, through the stories and experiences of the most influential people in the sports industry.

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Hosted by Ben Tripodi and Jack Shephard.

Produced by Apiro Media.

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