Top 10 Sports Classes in South Africa |


Course Fees : R50 to R6500

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

255 course(s) offered by 134 institutes in South Africa
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The ONE10SPORT Football Academy bridges the gap between being an amateur player and realising the dream of becoming a professional.???????

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The Durbanville Cricket Club was started 1942, ceased to function towards the end of WWII and was restarted 1954/55 at the old fields in Queen Street. Today you will find a residential complex.

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By joining our club you show that you believe in the power of community, in the strength that comes from empowering girls and women and in the importance of creating a sense of belonging.

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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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Euro Soccer Schools is being introduced by Sean and Patrick McCulla to address an urgent need to provide children with a dynamic and cutting edge soccer program.

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Play Tennis

The aim of the Play Tennis course is to help participants understand how to organise and deliver a tennis session and other tennis activities to beginner level players of all ages.

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When I started playing Cricket from the young age of 3, I realised Cricket is my passion. From there I went from strength to strength and ended up playing First Team Cricket at the age of 14.

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Karatedo is a great cultural legacy which has been handed down to us through the ages. Today it can be seen as a truly international martial art which is practiced throughout the nations of the world.

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Zero Gravity Yoga

At Zero Gravity Yoga we are focused on providing  group & individual aerial yoga classes with the highest levels of Zen – we will do everything we can to meet your expectations & make your fitness class fun and rewarding. Get your Zen Body now!

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Taekwondo Lessons are offered by Taekwon-do Cape Town for all ages and skill level. Taekwon-Do involves the skilled application of punches, kicks, blocks dodges and interception with the hands, arms and feet to defend oneself from one or more opponents. 

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