The International Olympic Committee has brought together Olympic champions, world-renowned coaches, top academics and inspirational leaders to teach subjects ranging from nutrition to sports management.
Our short courses are designed for elite athletes, delivered by experts in their field and are available online at any time.What is a MOOC?
From Athlete to Coach
Could you inspire the next generation of athletes? This course, with an exclusive insight from Michael Johnson, shows how to make the transition from athlete to coach a successful one.
Sports Media - Creating Your Winning Profile
The media is changing the landscape of sport. Learn how to build your own media presence with advice from Olympic champions and from some of the world’s most respected media professionals.
How To Be A Successful Leader
Great leadership produces winning results. Discover what makes a successful coach, team captain or business leader, and the leadership skills that can boost your athletic performance and future career.
Competing With Integrity
What would you be prepared to lose in order to win - your integrity, your reputation? Dr Daryl Adair and Tracy Taylor highlight the reasons why competing with integrity should be central to your motivation as an athlete.
How To Avoid Injury And Illness
Not all injuries are preventable, but a lot are. Hear from the world’s leading medical practitioners as they explore and recommend strategies you should consider to ensure you remain fit, healthy and competitive.
Sports Psychology - The Winning Mindset
An athlete’s mindset prior to competition has a major influence on the final outcome. Dr Cliff Mallet offers practical strategies that will ensure you approach your next performance with a winning mindset.
Sport Technology - On and Behind the Stage
Sport embraces technology like no other industry. But how can you be sure innovation is in the interests of your sport? And what can you do to ensure technology supports your performance?
Knowledge Is Golden
Rugby World Cup-winning coach Sir Clive Woodward shows how knowledge can boost your performance: what is knowledge? How can you convert it into medal-winning form?
Cardiovascular Responses To Exercise
Professor Ron Maughan, Chair of the IOC’s Nutrition Working Group, explains how the body produces energy and how it adapts to training and to recovery after activity.
Smarter Eating For Better Performance
Professor Ron Maughan, Chair of the IOC’s Nutrition Working Group, explores the fundamentals of nutrition for athletes, and the impact diet has on training and competition.
Athlete Career Transition
Olympic champions advise on preparing for transition from elite sport into working life, and how a career in sport gives you a competitive advantage in the workplace.