The World Academy of Sport (WAoS) delivers learning programmes for sports and event participants - athletes, managers, administrators, officials and coaches - through a series of tailored educational programmes.
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  • Paris, Toronto, Stratford (NZ) & Bismarck (US) are the locations for the upcoming WAoS Academy Educator programmes
    16 hours ago
  • The IPC Academy Excellence Programme: “Inspiring, simply fantastic!” #WhatPeopleAreSaying @Paralympic
    4 days ago
  • Highlighted programme: United World @wrestling coach educator
    6 days ago
  • Jarrad Gallagher & @FSHOCKEY have been confirmed as Trainers for the @FIH_Academy Coach Educator programme in New Zealand next month.
    7 days ago
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  • Defining an athlete's road to success and connecting it to a federation's operations -
    11 days ago
  • We'e helping to develop more coaches with @FIH_Academy in New Zealand next month
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Athlete Friendly Education Centre is an aspirational accreditation mark for learning centres that support athletes to achieve their education and athletic goals.
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Events calendar
  • 18 - 21 April 2015
    Organisational Capacity Programme Lead Training 3
    Sao Paulo, Brazil    More details...
  • 27 April - 1 May 2015
    Thailand Provincial Programme 2015
  • 11 - 13 June 2015
    BWF Player Pathway Programme Europe 2015
  • 17 - 20 October 2015
    WAoS Trainer Programme
    Stratford, New Zealand    More details...
  • 18 - 20 October 2015
    FIH Academy Educator Programme
    Stratford, New Zealand    More details...
  • 24 - 26 November 2015
    IPC Swimming Educator Programme
    Singapore    More details...
  • 5 - 7 December 2015
    IPC Swimming Educator Programme
    Bismarck, United States    More details...
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Find what the World Academy of Sport can offer you. Tick the boxes which apply to you and hit Find Programmes to see which areas of the WAoS portfolio may apply to you.
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A range of programmes specific to the needs of the sports industry.
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General info about WAoS
It's been an amazing opportunity to discuss so many issues surrounding the world of Sport, with so many positive people
This programme provides a diverse, informative insight into the bidding for, preparing for, delivering and achieving legacy for major sporting events
The programme gives the essential insights into how the engines of one of the biggest projects of humanity, the Olympic and Paralympic Games, work
One of the best courses I ever did in my sports career!
You may have developed strategies before, but the IPC workshop has been simplified and modified for the NPCs to get on with planning and implementation
I am speechless. I came with an empty cup, now I have something to share. Inspired with how to implement what I have learned.
This programme provides a diverse, informative insight into the bidding for, preparing for, delivering and achieving legacy for major sporting events
Really inspired me to step outside of my comfort zone and gave me a new way of thinking about my role in the sport industry
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