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Education

The long-term solution to reduce doping is through effective prevention and clean sport values-based education programs to create a strong doping-free culture. The following education resources and tools are recommended by the IFSC and are available on WADA’s website. There are tools intended for athletes, coaches, national federations, parents, managers or any other person who wishes to know more about anti-doping, which are available on WADA’s website.

ATHLETE EDUCATION

ALPHA - eLearning Tool for Athletes
ALPHA is the Athlete Learning Program about Health & Anti-Doping.

Play True Quiz
WADA's Play True Quiz is an interactive computer game that tests athletes and their entourage’s knowledge about anti-doping (currently available in 36 languages).

COACH EDUCATION

CoachTrue
CoachTrue is an online learning tool that enables coaches to learn more about the fight against doping, and thus to be more effective in preventing it. It provides separate platforms for elite athlete coaches and recreational sport coaches.

YOUTH EDUCATION

Play True Challenge
The Play True Generation Program encourages young people, young athletes, their coaches and support personnel to be leaders in promoting and ensuring clean sport.

Play True Challenge is a computer simulation that allows young athletes and young people in general to explore the types of decisions they may be faced with in regards to doping.

PARENTS EDUCATION AND PREVENTION

PARENTS' GUIDE TO SUPPORT CLEAN SPORT
An Anti-Doping Reference Guide/Booklet for parents seeking more information to ensure healthy athletic development and prevent the use of performance enhancing substances. This resource is relevant to parents of all levels of athletes from beginner to elite.

Parents play a key role in forming athletes’ attitudes to doping and athletes often turn to them for advice. Topics such as healthy sport cultures, nutrition, the risks of supplements, and doping risk factors are outlined, and links to websites where parents can find further useful information are suggested.

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