TAFISA Capacity Building Programmes


Certified Leadership courses

TAFISA provides comprehensive capacity building opportunities through education, training, and knowledge and experience sharing platforms which are interactive sessions geared towards a coherent learning pathway for volunteers, staff, managers, and leaders of the Global Sport for All Movement. These are provided through interactive and informative webinars, workshops, and trainings, which are also opportunities for networking, skill development and increased employability chances.

The existing capacity building programmes and its complementary programmes are also meant address the gaps, needs and expectations in the Sport All Movement.

What's on offer

As part of TAFISA's ongoing commitment to provide support towards its members and the Global Sport for All movement, we are excited to share with you our capacity building programmes and announce the new ones which are informative, adaptable and transferrable to all settings of effective leadership.


Mission 2030 Modules

TAFISA Mission 2030 Educational Modules (1-day workshops) provide practical knowledge to succeed in promoting, developing and delivering Sport for All initiatives in each of the 13 TAFISA Mission 2030 themes.

Learn More: Educational modules



TAFISA Certified Leadership Courses (CLC) in Sport for All train and qualify national Sport for All leaders around the globe on effective leadership.

For more information, please see the Factsheet: CLC Level 1

Certified Leadership Course


TAFISA’s CLC Level 2 assist trainees to further their CLC training and increase their knowledge in Sport for All, enhance implementation of TAFISA Mission 2030, and contribute to the realisation of SDGs.

For more information, please see the Factsheet: CLC Level 2


Aligned with the goals of ‘TAFISA Mission 2030 : For a Better World Through Sport for All’, the capacity building programmes have the following objectives:

  • To promote Sport for All and physical activity
  • To raise awareness about the significance of Sport for All and physical activity
  • To provide a platform for debate, knowledge & experience-sharing, as well as networking between participants
  • To showcase research and development in the Sport for All and physical activity sector
  • To address specific societal questions, issues, and themes where Sport for All can contribute to make a change
  • To develop and strengthen the Sport for All Movement across the globe
  • To build capacity of national, regional, and grassroots organisations to promote and develop Sport for All
  • To train and qualify leaders and managers in the Sport for All sector


  • Education & increased qualification
  • Knowledge & experience transfer opportunities
  • International & national networking
  • Opportunity to showcase local/national initiatives
  • Access to international speakers & lecturers
  • Tailored programme to bridge the gap in leadership in various local sport organisation
  • Encourage participants to be involved effectively in leadership of local Sport for All organisations

Training Contents

In cooperation with the local host, an appropriate academic programme is devised from the following and other topics: 

CLC Level 1

  • Global Philosophy of Sport for All & TAFISA
  • State of Sport for All in Host Country (local speaker)
  • Sport for All Programmes & Events Management
  • Marketing & Public Relations in Sport for All
  • Leadership and Management in Sport for All
  • Strategy Development in Sport for All
  • Target Groups & Settings in Sport for All
  • Volunteering in Sport for All

CLC Level 2

  • Introductory session to TAFISA's Mission 2030 and UN SDGs
  • 4 modules to be selected by the host according to its needs and priorities, among the 13 available modules which are corresponding to the TAFISA Mission 2030 themes


Since their inception in 2007 and 2011 respectively, TAFISA has held up to eight International and National CLCs annually across the world; from Iran to Trinidad and Tobago, from Kazakhstan to Australia, from China to Tanzania, from Argentina to Latvia and beyond. With the support of the IOC for the development of the TAFISA CLCs from 2010, TAFISA has seen an encouraging rise in NOC hosts and participants alongside TAFISA member organisations.