FINADA's education activities

Ignorance cannot be grounds for a violation. Therefore, FINADA offers antidoping education for athletes and their associates, such as coaches.

FINADA plans and implements its training and training materials according to the target group. In particular, FINADA arranges antidoping training for young athletes aiming for the top who are subject to doping testing. Review of antidoping-related matters is part of the young athletes' ethical training and growing to a healthy lifestyle and fair play.

Education for athletes

In training sessions for athletes, FINADA takes the participants' ages, previous knowledge and level in sports into account. The main themes include:

  • commitment to antidoping codes, agreements and the consequences of antidoping rule violations
  • prohibited substances and methods in sports and athlete's therapeutic use exemption
  • doping control and
  • stakeholders in antidoping activities.

Education for coaches

Coaches and instructors at athletic clubs should discuss doping with their athletes. FINADA training provides good resources for this. Antidoping sections of instructor and coach training are developed in cooperation with the sports federations and educational institutions.

Education for sport clubs

Sport clubs can arrange antidoping training for their athletes and operatives in cooperation with FINADA. Training, which is tailored for the target group, is mainly arranged for clubs with national and international-level athletes. The price for club training is EUR 150.