"This is a top quality training camp and the best facility that any of the nations(competing in the FIFA 2010) have got. This is world-class, high altitude, sports training destination" - Fabio Capello
The Bafokeng Sports Campus is a world-class, high-altitude, sports training destination near Rustenburg, which was one of South Africa's host cities for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
The 65-hectare campus comprises a hotel, a conference facility, numerous pitches and fields, a high performance gym and a medical centre. An ideal location for off-season training and the hosting of small tournaments, the campus is a few minutes' drive from the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace, a 44 000-seat World Cup stadium, and is less than two hours by car from Johannesburg.
HIGH PERFORMANCE GYM
Bafokeng Sports Campus' High Performance Gym (HPG) is specifically designed to satisfy the conditioning, testing and rehabilitation needs of high performance athletes and wellness clients. Although the gym is designed to cater for a wide variety of high performance athletes, it is specifically focuses on the following sports; Soccer, rugby, athletics, netball, basketball, cricket and hockey.
GYM EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY
Cardiovascular section: treadmills, rowing machines, cross trainers and spinning bikes. Strength, muscle endurance and toning: wide range of selectorised machines. Explosive power and Stability: Pneumatic and free weight resistance Olympic racks, platforms ground based and plate loaded machines. Sport specific functional training: pneumatic and weight stack cable motion machines. Swiss ball room - core strength and stability: Variety of mats, bosu balls, medicine balls, etc.
The gym also includes a rehab pool, hot and ice (cold) baths, two saunas (ladies and gents) and two steam rooms (ladies and gents)
Bafokeng Sports Campus features players' change rooms and spectators areas' throughout.
The medical and rehabilitation centre at Bafokeng Sports Campus is resourced by a team of sports medicine physicians, physical therapists, biokineticists and other sports specialists who work with both youth and adult patients.
The centre - complete with various treatment rooms, private massage therapy and medical offices, and full amenity washroom and changing room facilities - can successfully treat a long list of surgical and non-surgical problems.