The GEM project has been successfully completed!

The Grassroots exchange and mobility – empowering youth sport professionals (GEM) project was launched on 1st January 2021 with the...

Final meeting of GEM project

At the end of 24-month project, GEM partners held the final meeting online on 28 November 2022. Participants noted, that...

Good practices for increase students’ physical activity – Budapest and Ráckeve, Hungary

From 10 to 14 September 2022, Hungary hosted the next study visit of the GEM project, which also focused on...

GEM partners visited School Games National Finals – Loughborough, UK

In September, two personal meetings were planned to be held within the framework of the GEM (Grassroots Exchange and Mobility...

GEM project – Madrid hosted the second meeting

The second personal meeting of the GEM project took place from 23.05.2022 to 26.05.2022 in Madrid, Spain, organised by DES...

GEM project – meeting in Bosnia

The first personal meeting of the GEM project (Grassroots Exchange and Mobility – Empowering Youth Sport Professionals) took place in...

Check this out – our website was revamped!

As of today, not only the Nature is going to blossom this Spring, but also HSSF website, being launched today....

European School Sport Day 2021 Erasmus+ project started

In February 2021, the European School Sport Day project was launched by brandowners. This year the focus topic “From school...

New project has been launched: Grassroots exchange and mobility (GEM) – empowering youth sport professionals

International forum for the TE IS project

Among other things, our TE IS program will be presented as a selected good practice in a European KA2 project...

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Hungarian School Sport Federation is the only national sport federation in children and school sport.

Our mission is

…to motivate children to regularly be physically active in order to become healthy and happy adults.

…to help creating health-conscious social culture, foster being conscious about the positive effects of regular physical activity and increasing the commitment to movement.

…to endorse the fulfilment of fun and joyful PE lessons, to foster increasing the prestige of the PE class and to increase the appreciation of the work done by PE teachers.

…to contribute to the professional academic results of PE and their practical utilization through our thorough and active research and development activity.


We developed and have been operating the Hungarian National Student Fitness Test (NETFIT®), the health-related, standardized fitness assessment system used in the Hungarian public education system since 2015. NETFIT® accumulates a comprehensive database about the fitness status of almost 700 000 students annually.

We set up a unique collection of PE methodological know how center for teachers working in PE and school sport including digital and printed contents. Since 2013 we have transferred didactics of quality physical education and grassroots sport to more than 18 000 teachers through our accredited, in-service trainings.

We have expanded and enlarged the Hungarian School Sport Day into an initiative reaching beyond Europe’s borders being implemented in 40 countries, getting almost 2 million students on the move and achieved to turn it into an official theme day in Hungary, which took place in 40 countries in 2020 with 2 million participants.

We have been operating the Student Olympics since 1987, the biggest school sport competition in Hungary, involving 150 000 students in annually.