IBU Academy (IBUA) is committed to improving the world of biathlon today and for future generations through outstanding research, education, preservation, and practice. IBUA educates aspiring leaders worldwide who will serve all sectors of biathlon. This mission will be carried out through the free exchange of ideas in an ethical, interdependent, and diverse biathlon community of staff, athletes, and biathlon friends.
The mission of the IBUA is to offer internationally recognised and competitive opportunities for learning, discovery, and engagement to a diverse population of athletes, delegates, referees, and managers in a real-world setting. The IBUA will deliver a wide range of programmes at the entrant and professional levels and pursues a broad agenda of research and creative activities. As a knowledge resource to the biathlon society, the IBUA builds partnerships with other educational institutions, community organisations, government agencies, and the private sector to serve the development of biathlon and impact the world.
IBUA is committed to shared governance, defined as an integrated planning process, and a collaborative culture in which IBU’s constituents commit themselves to be partners in accomplishing the IBUA’s mission. It functions through a structure that fosters active collaboration, transparency, accountability, understanding, and acceptance of compromise, mutual respect and trust.
The concept is in progress.
IBU Virtual Conference: The commercial side of biathlon, 09 November 2020, Online
The IBU is organising this conference to help their member federations to attract sponsor income. The conference will be lead by IBU Secretary General Niklas Carlsson, who will share audience figures, digital reach, fan data and other relevant information that can be helpful for the National Federations.
IBU Coach Webinars Week, 21-24 September 2020
This year the IBU decided to organise a Coach Webinar instead of the yearly in-person Coach Seminar to ensure that coaches from all NFs can take part in the single sessions and to avoid having too many people together in one place.
The overall topic of this year's Coach Webinar was: Youth and Junior development.
Please find below the official invitation including a detailed programme of the lecturers and further information.
IBU Coach Seminar, 13-16 June 2019, Copenhagen, Denmark
IBU Coach Seminar, 7-10 June 2018, Budapest, Hungary