Active Education tries to instil a passion in each child about sport
instruction, which is provided by trained professional coaches. They
are contracted by
schools to run physical education programs for their pupils. Lessons
are held during and
after school hours.
Active Education’s “Kids in Action” program caters for children aged 3
7. Using positive teaching methods, creativity and specialised sporting
activities, “Kids in Action” exposes children to ball skills and
addition to life skills like courage, decision making, confidence,
co-operation and goal setting. Their mascot, Ed the Crocodile, is a
children of all ages.
Altus Sport was founded in 1995 and mainly focusses on youth development through sport.
In 2007 a Youth Sport Forum was established who runs the Life’s a Ball programme. This sporting initiative includes moral values and basic read and write education.
Since 2004 Altus Sport has run a strong Street soccer project in the Tshwane region.
The Altus Sport team has presented many workshops and events which includes sport and recreation management, facilitator’s training, generic coaching, mass sport participation, talent identification, total fitness & gymnasium training, circuit training, athletic & tennis coaching as well as Olympic education.
Gert Potgieter is a board member of Altus Sport. Gert is a former Olympian, elected SA men’s athlete of the century in 2000, former world record holder and provincial rugby center. In 2007 he was honoured by the South African Hall of Fame. Gert was founder and Director of the first Olympic Academy of South Africa. He wrote several sport coaching publications and lectured internationally. He holds sport and Olympic education in high esteem. He is a qualified and accredited sport facilitator, assessor and moderator at ETDP-SETA.
The Little Champs Sport Academy was established in 1996 with the aim of
developing motor skills in children aged 2 – 7. They use advanced
coaching methods to
promote fundamental life skills that facilitate the development of
and confidence in children. These skills are encouraged through playful
activities, which are incorporated into carefully constructed gross
development programmes to improve speed, agility, balance, eye-hand
& eye foot
co-ordination and spatial awareness. At the end of a Little Champs
programme, each Little
Champ is equipped with motor skills and life skills that give them
agility and poise. These skills are transferred to children through
forums (schools, centres, holiday programmes), which encourage
children from different cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Their
Champ, is a wide-eyed, smiling, trophy that symbolises victory and
merriment with his open
Move-It, Moving Matters
Move-It, Moving Matters® is a proudly All South African programme, developed by professionals, passionate to see a positive change in the lives of all South African children. This is a Global Initiative which attempts to increase access and participation in quality regular physical activity so as to help health protect and motorically advantage children between the ages 8 - 12.
Move-It, Moving Matters® is designed to complement education outcomes in the intermediate phase especially the physical and motor development assessment standards associated with LO4 in Life Skills.
Contact: Dr. Claire M. Nicholson at email@example.com.
Play Soccer is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation without
political affiliations. They rely on volunteerism as a resource for
their programs and
sustainable community development. Play Soccer involves soccer as a
vehicle for the
health, physical and social development of children, youth and
communities and their fun,
recreational soccer program with non-formal educational activities that
ages 5-14, learn health, physical and social development life skills as
well as the sport
itself. Play Soccer is committed to help build the "grassroots"
technical expertise that contribute to the development of the sport of
soccer as well as
to the achievement of the long-term vision and objectives of sport for
Ryan Maron's Cricket School of
Ryan Maron's Cricket School of Excellence aims to empower South
Africa's aspiring young
cricketers. The school of excellence strives to improve each child's
cricketing ability as
well as enabling them to enjoy the game by providing them coaches with
and commitment. The RMCSE is also dedicated to giving back to the
community through their association with cricket clubs in Khayelitsha
townships and also the Kensington area in South Africa.