TAFISA Newsletter  |  July 2019
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Join us in Ulyanovsk, Russia, for the 1st TAFISA World Martial Arts Festival (13-17 September 2019).
Representatives from all of the world will demonstrate traditional martial arts and share how martial arts and their values can contribute to shaping a better world.
Register now at
26th TAFISA World Congress, 13-17 November 2019, Tokyo, Japan
Save the Date!
Early bird registrations available until July 1st
 Latest News
First Bid Received for 8th TAFISA World Sport for All Games 2024
TAFISA has received the first official bid to host the 8th TAFISA World Sport for All Games which will take place in 2024. In line with bidding guidelines, a pre-contact has now been signed between TAFISA and the bidding organisation, the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC).  The ROC has bid to host the 2024 TAFISA World Sport for All Games in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod.Read More...
Postgraduate study at Leipzig University
The Postgraduate studies at the Sports Faculty of the University of Leipzig offers coaches and physical education teachers coming from developing counties with 5 months courses in four alternating specializations and languages financed by the Foreign Office of the Federation Republic of Germany with participants receive a monthly grant. Read More...
Get Involved in TAFISA Family Day!
A new online campaign, the TAFISA Family Day started on July 26th, 2019 through our social media to celebrate our members’ commitment for a better world. TAFISA Family Day represents a great opportunity for our members to share their efforts in combatting physical inactivity through Sport for All and increase awareness within TAFISA Family and the global Sport for All Movement. Read More...
IAPESGW celebrated its 70th Anniversary
The International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women (IAPESGW) celebrated the 70th anniversary of the organisation with a Regional Congress in Madrid, Spain. The event took place from the 10th-13th July and gathered more than 100 participants from all continents who debated and presented research results about the fundamental right of girls and women in their access to sport and physical education. Read More...
Join the TAFISA World Walking Day!
The TAFISA World Walking Day (WWD) draws millions of people to streets, parks, paths and natural environments on the first weekend of October each year. This year the WWD will take place on October 5-6.
The WWD is open to citizens of all ages, backgrounds, abilities and genders, and can be hosted by every TAFISA member organisation and any interested municipality. Read More...
The ADVICE App is almost ready
The Anti-Doping Values in Coach Education (ADVICE) project moves forward – at a partners meeting hosted by the Spanish Anti-Doping Agency on 8 July 2019 in Madrid, Spain, the draft mobile application was presented and is now subject to testing and a scientific study engaging grassroots sport coaches. The ADVICE App contains the 5 modules on “Fair Play”, “Substances”, “Supplements”, “Rules” and “Support”. Read More...
The SINN-i Network is Launched!
On the 1st of July 2019, TAFISA and partners gathered in Munich, Germany, to officially launch the International Sports-Innovation-Network (SINN-i), a front-running network stimulating and creating innovations in the field of physical activity, sports and health with the core focus of bringing more joy of movement into the world. Read More...

7th TAFISA World Sport for All Games, Lisbon, Portugal
1-7 October, 2020
Save the Date!
More information
Applications are Open to Host the next Major TAFISA Events!
  • Apply to host the 28th TAFISA World Congress in 2023 Read More...
  • Apply to host the 8th TAFISA World Sport for All Games in 2024 Read More...
You can find more news on our website.
 Upcoming Events
5 - 6 October 2019 - TAFISA World Walking Day
6 - 10 October 2019, CLC, Delhi, India
October 2019, CLC, Kerala, India
14 November 2019 - Joint Event TAFISA World Congress - Smart Cities & Sport Summit, Tokyo, Japan
15 November 2019 - TAFISA General Assembly, Tokyo, Japan
17 - 21 December 2019, CLC, Israel
You can find more events on our website.
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 What you can do
Apply for Patronage
If your organisation will host a Sport for All event you have the opportunity to apply for TAFISA patronage.
TAFISA Mission 2030
Read and Support TAFISA's Mission 2030 for a better world through Sport for All!

Learn more:
TAFISA Mission 2030
Introduce Certified Leadership Courses (CLCs) or Reach Out Day to your country
TAFISA Certified Leadership Courses in Sport for All and Reach out Day were developed to train and qualify national Sport for All leaders around the globe. Learn more:
CLCsReach Out
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