The International Olympic Committee invites you to learn from the best in world sport. The Athlete Learning Gateway is an exciting way to study while training and competing.
Join the Athlete Learning Gateway community today and explore our short academic courses, interviews with Olympic champions, discussion forums and articles on a wide range of subjects connected to sport – available anytime, for free!
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 course titled ‘Smarter eating for betterperformance’ and get tips from leading academics and Olympic champions about putting together your winning diet.
Do you want to gain a competitive edge over your opponents?
Being an elite sportsperson, your body is your greatest asset. To be successful you need to understand how your body works in order to maximise your performance. Take our ‘Faster, higher, stronger’ course and create your own high performance training plan.
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 Lidsey Vonn, the most successful women’s downhill skier, prepares for a race and learn how to manage your emotions: ‘Sports psychology – The winning mindset’.