Course Fees : R50 to R34000

The predominant sports culture of South Africa in conjunction with the government’s constant push to achieve excellence has opened new avenues for sports courses in the African nation.


From full-time, diploma, and other short courses, institutes in South Africa offer a wide variety of sports courses.


Here’s a glimpse of sports courses in South Africa: 





1 on 1 Cricket coaching 

10 weeks

R2000 - 4000

Football training 

5-12 Weeks

R21396 for 5 weeks

Private tennis lessons


R480 per hour


Why take Sports classes in South Africa?


There are a number of ways how taking Sports classes in South Africa can benefit you.


  • Benefits your health - That’s more than enough reason to look your best and have a healthy life.


  • Provides a number of career opportunities - Taking Sports or P.E training and certifications in South Africa provides you with a number of career opportunities such as a sports coach, sports therapist, PE teacher, etc.


  • Helps you in your Admission to your preferred University - Some Universities and Schools in South Africa have a special sports quota which adds as an added benefit to your application for higher studies in prestigious schools and Universities.


What is the cost of Sports Courses in South Africa?


The cost of such sports courses differs from one sport to the other. While cricket training may cost R2000-4000, football training from an international institute costs close to R21000.


What is the average duration of Sports Courses in South Africa?


The sports courses in South Africa vary in length depending on the type of sports chosen. While some courses are one few weeks long, some don’t have a clear duration - the cost is charged per hour or session in such cases. 


There are other diploma and advanced diploma courses as well that cater to the needs of athletes and coaches alike. 


Although the University of Pretoria offers the course of BA in Sport and Leisure Studies Sport and Recreation Management as a one-year bachelors program


What are the most famous Sports Academies in South Africa?


There are many sports academies in South Africa that offer best-in-class sports training in the country. Some of them are listed below:


1. Into the Net - Netball Academy, Cape Town

2. FAPLUS - Football Academy Plus, Pretoria

3. Sportweni, Gobhamelho

4. Eastern Cape Academy of Sports, Port Elizabeth


What will I learn by taking Sports Courses in South Africa?


Listed below are some fields that you can delve into while learning Sports Courses in South Africa:


  • B.A. in Sport Communication
  • BSc in Sport Science
  • BA in Sports Psychology
  • BA in Sport Science with Afrikaans 
  • Bachelor in Biokinetics
  • BA in Sport Development
  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Personal Fitness Training
  • BA in Sport and Leisure Studies Sport and Recreation Management


What jobs can I get with a Sports Certificate in South Africa?


The jobs that you can get after taking Sports Courses in South Africa are listed below:


  • Sports Coach
  • Physical Education teacher
  • Sports Consultant
  • Sports and exercise psychologist
  • Sports Facility Manager
  • Medical Assistant 
  • Personal Trainer
  • Sports therapist
  • Sports agents
  • University Lecturer
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Sports statistician

333 course(s) offered by 169 institutes in South Africa
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Basketball Training (Group Sessions)

We teach fundamentals basketball to amateur players.

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The main focus of the academy is to teach, develop and hone basketball skills. Players get more individual attention in an interactive environment. Players also get to participate in games, tournaments and leagues.

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Aerobics (Group Exercise To Music)

Group Exercise to Music or Aerobics is the basis of all group exercise. This course is presented over 6 practical lessons. Full attendance is compulsory.

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Mixed Martial Arts

Have you ever wanted to get involved in MMA but thought it to be too rough? MMA is a great sport when it comes to getting fit, learning a combat sport and in addition it will most certainly help you in a self-defence situation.

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Mixed Martial Arts

Allegiance Fight Fitness Academy (AFFA) is a functional fitness and mixed martial arts gym located in Amanzimtoti, Kwa-Zulu Natal.

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FIT24 Spinning

A high energy cardio workout on a stationary bike to motivating music, ideal for all fitness levels. You will get unparalleled fitness results as your Fit24Gyms instructor coaches you flat roads, hills, intervals, and more.

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Karate Kids (Ages 6-12)

The Karate Kids program builds on the life skills learned as a Little Dragon it builds and develop new skills like focus, discipline, integrity and perseverance, These skills will stay with them all their life.

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Kids Mixed Martial Arts Classes

All MMA, BJJ and Kids classes are personally run by Bobby and Jeni. The classes are designed to take you from being a total beginner to a competent Mixed Martial Artist.

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High Intensity Interval Training

Individual one-on-one sessions are available at the studio or your home. Online Training via WhatsApp video call is also available. Custom-designed meal plans and meals that meet your requirements to help you get the body you want.

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Eldosterre is a club where Artistic Gymnastics is offered. The club is situated ies in western Centurion in the suburb Raslouw,

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