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Athlete Learning Gateway – Free online courses for elite athletes
The IOC invites you to learn from the best in world sport. This exciting new service features short academic courses, interviews with Olympic champions, discussion forums and articles on a wide range of subjects connected to sport – available anytime, for free! 

Join the IOC Athlete Learning Gateway community today! With courses on key subjects such as nutrition, psychology, leadership, sports technology and injury prevention, it’s a great way to boost your performance, and shape your future career! Take a look at some of our most popular courses below…

What foods should you eat before, during and after training?
Explore the fundamentals of nutrition for athletes, and the impact diet can have on training and competition. Take our ‘Smarter Eating for Better Performance’ course and get tips from leading academics and Olympic champions about putting together your winning diet.

Ever wondered what an Olympic champion is thinking before a major event?
An athlete’s mind prior to competition has a major influence on the final outcome. Find out how Lindsey Vonn, the most successful women’s downhill skier, prepares for a race and learn how you can manage your emotions: ‘Sports Psychology – The Winning Mindset’

Would you like to be a better leader in your sports team or club?
You may not know it, but good leadership and management is integral to your success as an athlete. Discover what makes a successful coach, team captain or business leader and find out how these leadership skills can boost your athletic performance and future career. Take our course: ‘How to be a Successful Leader’ to find out more!

Here's what some of the athletes already using the platform think of it:

“I find the Athlete Learning Gateway an inspiring learning platform. I like that I can log in and pursue a course within a couple hours or less.” Anna Bernauer, Figure Skater, Luxembourg
“As a former international rugby player and coach, I’m eager to expand my knowledge in all aspects of high performance and well-being.  I’m already recommending it to coaches, players and colleagues.” Phil Greening

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