MOT strengthens youth’s robustness and mastery of life

49 MOT-schools
9.350 Youth

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.

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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Nominees Request for Are Hovstad Award

Have you nominated someone for The Are Hovstad Award yet? The Are Hovstad Award was initiated in 2018 to pay tribute to Are Hovstad for the establishment of MOT in South Africa, his contribution and support of MOT, and his love for the betterment of the youth in South Africa! Are was a founding member […]

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Over 50 youth empowered with Courage through our MOT Life Skills Programme

We are excited to share that in April, we have empowered over 50 Youth with Courage through our partnership with JP21 Foundation – founder being our MOT Brand Ambassador and Former Professional Cricket Player, JP Duminy through their Cricket Skills Holiday Programme. The purpose of the holiday programme is to empower our future cricket stars […]

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