About Us – Our Partnerships
Sport Science Institute of South Africa
The SSISA and Little Champs work closely on the implementation of the Institute’s outreach program in both Alexandra and Gugulethu. Our partnership with the Institute is continuously being refreshed to adopt new research, implementation opportunities as well as to use new technology in our coaching curriculum.
University of Cape Town
Little Champs and the UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine continue to work closely with our desire to consistently improve our offering. Together with their research department we have investigated the impact of the coaching program on our participants and have shown significant improvement amongst our participants.
Let’s Play is a corporate social responsibility initiative developed by SuperSport and partners in response to a national need. By encouraging more children to participate in some sort of activity we aim to improve the fitness of the population and lead to a healthier, more productive society. Little Champs has partnered with Let’s Play where we work with children and introduce activities to schools, homes and communities.
Our partnership with the United Nations Children’s Education Fund and the national Department of Education started in 2007. Little Champs is part of a five province rollout which targets school communities hit hardest by crime and violence. By implementing our sports program, training youths, teachers and children we are aiming to significantly decrease the social problems that can be found at these schools.