About Us

SSISA Education

The Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA) exists to translate, simplify and embed science in sporting and health practice."

SSISA Education is  1  of 3 pillars  (others being SSISA Wellness and SSISA Performance) of the Institute, dedicated to bringing you the latest in sports science developments for theoretical knowledge and practical application.

The home  of sports science

The Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA) was established in 1994, since then SSISA has been at the forefront of sports science advancements by nurturing some of the worlds best industry leaders. SSISA has a long standing relationship with the Exercise Science and Sports Medicine faculty of the University of Cape Town, who are industry leaders in research and pioneering developments in the field, globally.

Our online educational content is based on the latest exercise science research, and is provided using short courses, applied research masterclasses, lectures, myth-buster panel discussions, expert Q&As, instructional exercise programmes, 5-minute skill boosters, and toolkits.

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SSISA Fitness Centre

SSISA has the state of the art facilities that compete with premium gyms nationally, SSISA is based in Newlands, Cape Town, coupled with an array of group classes, SSISA has a team of highly skilled biokineticists to help you along your fitness journey.

SSISA High Performance Centre

The High Performance Centre (HPC) is equipped with the latest technology and highly qualified experts to  enhance athlete performance through strength and conditioning. The HPC team at SSISA have worked with some of the world's best athletes including Team UAE Emirates who won the Tour de France (2020 & 2021),  South African Paralympions, and international sports teams.

SSISA Education

The Sports Science Institute of South Africa's Education Hub is an accredited training provider, specialising in the latest in wellness, fitness and sports conditioning. The Education Hub offers qualifications via campus-based, distance learning or fully online learning. 

SSISA Academy is an extension of the SSISA Education Hub, striving to provide only the most relevant sports science information.

SSISA Clinical Services

The Sports Science Institute of South Africa's is home to clinical services pertaining to sporting performance and rehabilitation.

You can find dieticians, psychologists, sleep scientists, orthopaedic surgeons, the Cape Sports Medicine practice, physiotherapists and rehabilitation practice, and more.
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