About SASAFF

The South African Fitness Sport Aerobic Federation is

  • The ONLY affiliated member of South Africa's custodian of Fitness Sport Aerobics & Hip Hop, SASCOC.
  • The ONLY National Federation of SASCOC that will award Protea-, Provincial (in consultation with SASCOC Confederations), as well as SASAFF Federation Colours to athletes.
  • Athletes affiliated to SASAFF will participate at the South African National Fitness Aerobics & Hip Hop Championships to qualify for participation at the FISAF International & Hip Hop Unite World Championships.
  • The National Championships hosted by SASAFF is the only Championships for Fitness Aerobics & Hip Hop in South Africa.
  • SASAFF is affiliated to FISAF International & Hip Hop Unite for:
    • Sport Aerobics & Fitness
    • Hip Hop

FISAF International is an international, independent, democratic and non-profit federation dedicated to sports aerobics, fitness and hip hop and to development of aerobic and fitness industry on international level.

Competition Structure

SASAFF is split into two main codes of competition which are Sport Aerobic & Fitness and Hip Hop. Each of these two disciplines are made up of an intricate structure of competition divisions for each level of competitor.

You can learn more about how each code is structured and how their divisions operate by view our official structure organograms at the following links:

History

The SA Sport Aerobics and Fitness Federation, previously known as SA Trimgym Aerobics and Fitness Federation, created the Sport of Amateur Aerobics in 1991.

The first South African National Aerobic Championships was held in 1994.

World Championships

  • 1996 - Genoa, Italy
  • 1997 - Sydney, Australia
  • 1998 - Brazil
  • 1999 - Helsinki, Finland
  • 2000 - Gent, Belgium
  • 2001 - D'Agadir, Morocco
  • 2002 - Montpellier, France
  • 2003 - Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2004 - Adelaide, Australia
  • 2005 - Belgium
  • 2006 - Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 2007 - Belgrade, Serbia
  • 2008 - Dubna, Russia
  • 2009 - St Martinique
  • 2010 - Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • 2011 - Gold Coast, Australia
  • 2012 - Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • 2013 - Belgrade, Serbia
  • 2014 - Vienna, Austria
  • 2015 - St. Martinique
  • 2016 - Vienna, Austria
  • 2017 - Will be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Previous medal winners & other achievements @ World Championships

2007

Bronze Medal - Senior Hip Hop: Team Fuerza
Bronze Medal - Cadet Hip Hop: Team Hot Shots

2008

Gold Medal - Senior Hip Hop: Team Fuerza
Silver Medal - Senior Hip Hop: Team Brooklyn

2009

Gold Medal - Senior Hip Hop: Team Brooklyn
Silver Medal - Senior Hip Hop: Team Vuelta
Gold Medal - Cadet Hip Hop: Team Hot Shots

2010

Silver Medal - Adult/Senior Hip Hop: Team Vuelta
Bronze Medal - Adult/Senior Hip Hop: Team Brooklyn
Silver Medal - Junior Hip Hop: Team PO-10-C

2012

Fourth Place - Adult Hip Hop: Team Vuelta

2013

Bronze Medal - Adult Hip Hop: Team Vuelta
Sixth Place - Senior Fitness Step: Team TUT

2014

Fourth Place - Adult Hip Hop: Team Vuelta
Fifth Place - Junior Hip Hop: Team Urban Concept
Fifth Place - Cadet Fitness Aerobic: S-Stars
Sixth Place - Cadet Fitness Step
Sixth Place - Junior Fitness Aerobic: Team Vigorous
Sixth Place - Cadet Sport Aerobics Trio

2015

Fourth Place - Junior Hip Hop: Team Viridity
Fourth Place - Adult Hip Hop: Team Vuelta

2016

Tenth Place - Junior Hip Hop: Team Ringleaders
Seventh Place - Senior Fitness Step Grande
Sixth Place - Senior Fitness Step Petite