How can you quickly and efficiently acquire the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in your work and life? This article shows the how an individual can take control of the learning process and find the best available methodology and tools that fit their needs. Using examples from our recent sport science research project, this article illustrates how focusing on the individual can influence the requirements for eLearning. The examples show how individuals embody the roles of practitioner, researcher, tutor and student. Using this approach we can craft a personalized approach to eLearning that is tailored to the needs of each individual.