Sports Academies

BSI’s current sports academy portfolio in Johannesburg includes BSI Golf, BSI Football, BSI Fitness, and BSI Athletes, plus a golf academy franchise named TGSE Cape Town.

BSI Golf

Balderstone Sports Institute is the leading provider of golf education and golf training in South Africa.

PGA Diploma

A golf-specific academics programme with elite golf training in all aspects of performance. This 3-year programme is the ideal choice for parents and students, as graduates have the choice of trying for a professional playing career or forging a career in the golf industry as coach, director of golf, club professional, greenkeeper, etc. BSI has local and international affiliations within the golf industry to guarantee worldwide employment opportunities upon graduation.

BSI Football

BSI Football provides world class football training and development under the guidance of Technical Director Zeca Marques. Zeca is a UEFA Pro Licensed Coach, and has many years of experience at the top level of South African football, including leading Moroka Swallows to victory in the MTN 8 Cup Final in 2013. BSI Football is based at Modderfontein Sports Complex in Johannesburg.

Full-Time High School Programme

Available for grades 8 to 12, this holistic program combines elite football training, general athletic development and a first-class education, with a focus on developing well-rounded young people.

BSI Fitness

BSI offers a wide range of sport specific strength and conditioning training and general health and fitness training. We also provide sports science based services through our consultants and advisory board including:

  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Sport Specific Assessment / Testing
  • Recovery Strategies
  • Performance Nutrition
  • Physiotherapy and Sports Massage
  • Sports Psychology

BSI Athletics

Track & Field

Training and mentoring is provided by Olympic Sprinter Geraldine Pillay. Geraldine won 100m silver and 200m bronze medals at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.


Road Running and Triathlon training programmes are offered in conjunction with Jeppe Athletics Club. The club offers extensive and intensive training programmes for all levels and competitive goals.