MOT strengthens youth's robustness and mastery of life

MOT was started by Norwegian top athletes after the Winter Olympics in 1994 with the objective to prevent social problems in society. The MOT Concept is based on the purpose of creating a safer society by strengthening youth's robustness, awareness and courage - courage to live, courage to care and courage to say no. The MOT Concept is like a key-card that is lent to schools and municipalities on a partnership premise.




49 MOT-schools
9.350 Youth

The MOT programmes

Among the factors that make MOT unique are the five programmes in schools and local communities, with a 50-50 focus on the individual and on the group. The programmes strengthen the individual's robustness and awareness and promote robust and constructive relationships - safe class environments, inclusive school cultures and sustainable local communities.

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The MOT ambassadors

The MOT ambassadors are high profiled role models within sports and cultural life. By being involved in MOT and proudly wearing the MOT logo, they are contributors to strengthening youth's quality of life. MOT's ambassadors reinforce MOT as a brand.

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MOT locally

Local MOT coaches, who are excellent at reaching the youth are crucial for MOT to have success. A MOT school is a secondary or upper secondary school that has entered into partnership with MOT. MOT also enters into partnership with municipalities. Click below to see all the schools in MOT South Africa that have MOT.

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Expanding Horizons: MOT SA’s New Partnership with TVET Colleges

MOT SA proudly announces its exciting new partnership with Port Elizabeth TVET College, SCATEC TVET College, and Umfolozi College, marking a significant stride in our mission to impact youth across South Africa. This follows a call from DG Murray Trust (DGMT) to broaden MOT SA’s horizons and extend the MOT Programme beyond its current reach […]

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15 Years of Empowering South African Youth: MOT SA Enthusiasts’ Gathering

On October 20th of this year, MOT South Africa celebrated a significant milestone – the 15th Birthday of MOT in South Africa. The MOT Enthusiasts’ Gathering, held at the Old Mutual Head Office in Pinelands, was not just an event but a day to honour the remarkable achievements of MOT and to embrace the exciting […]

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