Madibaz Sport

Sport is an integral part of life at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University from both a recreational and competitive stance.

Madibaz Sport offers a wide variety of competitive and recreational sport programmes for students and staff, as well as for the wider
university community. They provide the opportunity to participate in sport and recreation ranging from informal games for fun, to
highly competitive leagues where skills are tested against the best in the province and country.

In addition, through the various high performance programmes and academies of sport, NMMU plays a major role in the process of developing potentially elite players. Well equipped health and fitness centres offer professional gym facilities at student prices, and provide assistance with sport performance testing, sport specific training and injury rehabilitation. Madibaz Sport provides club members with excellent sport facilities, scientifically-based coaching programmes and organisational and administrative support.

The following clubs are offered on the various NMMU campuses:

  • Athletics
  • Athlons (Tri; Bi; Du- and Biathle)
  • Basketball
  • Chess
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Judo
  • Karate
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Rock Climbing*
  • Rowing
  • Shooting*
  • Soccer
  • Squash
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Underwater Hockey
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo

* Only offered on George Campus.

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