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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MOT Coach Blogger of the Month – Charmaine Anthony Hi everyone, my name is Charmaine Anthony and I am based at West Coast TVET College. I will be speaking about my MOT Journey and the Experience I had at the MOT Coaches’ Basic Education (training). The MOT Programme inspired me whilst I was still a […]

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Our Successful MOT Enthusiasts’ Gathering 2022

On Friday, 27 May 2022, MOT South Africa held its MOT Enthusiasts’ Gathering to over 70 participants (both in-person and online), an event held biannually to celebrate MOT’s success and the journey ahead. Dalin Oliver, an award-winning South African Stand-Up Comedian, who in addition dons the hat as an award-nominated Breakfast Show Sports Presenter on […]

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