Since the foundation in 1891 of its parent organization, the Administration Office of the Educational Foundation of NIPPON TAIIKUKAI, Nippon Sport Science University has continued to promote physical education and sports, improve the health of the country's citizens, and cultivate elite athletes with the goal of creating a truly rich and vibrant society. Moving forward, the University will continue to champion sport as a way of contributing to the development of Japanese industry and the creation of a society that values humanity, and as a means of promoting world peace and friendship between peoples.
However complex and diverse our society becomes, one thing remains the same: the desire to be healthy in mind and body. To help people achieve this goal, Nippon Sport Science University has spent a long time studying and researching sports, from both a physical and aesthetic viewpoint. Whether a student wants to become an elite athlete or a top-class trainer, the university can provide a course of study that will meet their needs, in a learning environment that allows them to study at the forefront of sports technology.
Nippon Sport Science University provides students with a world-class environment in which to study physical education and sports.
The Tokyo Setagaya Campus provides state-of-the-art facilities including 16 large and small gymnasiums, a large all-purpose playing field laid with artificial turf, and buildings that house the university's research facilities.
The Yokohama Kenshidai Campus has an area of approximately 170,000 square meters and provides various sports and educational facilities. Many of these facilities are used for public tournaments and other sporting events.
Nippon Sport Science University is home to 76 clubs and circles. These clubs and circles are an integral part of the university's world-class learning environment and provide students with encouragement and incentive to train daily and contribute to the NSSU aura of invincibility. The clubs and circles also help students to learn vital life skills such as cooperation, teamwork, and leadership, as well as fostering a strong sense of responsibility.
Nippon Sport Science University has produced an outstanding number of Olympians and Olympic medalists. Our mission is to encourage and develop the culture of sports in Japan and take a leading role in supporting the Olympic movement as we look to use the power of sport to promote international peace and harmony.