The new ‘Train Like a Bomber’ course is being offered to schools all over Australia and will appeal to any sports minded student.
Developed in partnership with the Essendon Bombers, The Train like a Bomber program provides students and teachers with a behind the scenes experience what it's like to be an elite athlete operating at the highest level.
The course is designed to allow teachers to combine their knowledge and required objectives with cutting edge content, to facilitate a unique experience for their students.
Program designer Leaders of Evolution have worked with Snow Australia, Special Olympics Australia, over 260 schools and more than 9,000 students throughout Australia the US and UK, providing learning programs that marry education, sport and business.
The Train Like a Bomber course has eight key lessons and the online portal will provide an in depth understanding of athletes and working in the sports environment.
The eight lessons will provide insights on:
"This groundbreaking new course falls in line with national and state curriculum standards. It really will provide incredible insight around what it takes to be an elite AFL footballer together with providing an understanding of the business of sport, which has never been taught before in Australia using contemporary online learning as the delivery mechanism," said Jon Shepherd, Co-Founder, Leaders of Evolution.
"Only a small percentage of people get to experience being involved in a Football Department in a professional Australian Rules Football program. I congratulate the Essendon Football Club in creating this program, which enhances learning, supports student engagement and provides an opportunity for those involved to make a deeper connection to the Essendon players and staff", said Wayne Shultz, Northern Metro Regional Coordinator, School Sport Victoria.
While the first online learning experience will take place on the 3rd August, 2020, all schools in Australia are able to access the free taster course now.