The Physical Education Institute and Sport Association (PEISA) is an international organization headquartered in South Africa, with Registration number: 2014/088607/08. It was established to promote the development and adoption of equitable and socially just Physical Education and sporting practices that are centred on scientifically sound principles. The founders of PEISA are alumni of the Escuela Internacional de Educación Física y Deporte (EIEFD), with robust experience in the Physical Education and Sport sector within their respective countries.

EIEFD was a university-level sport school near Havana, Cuba that provided scholarships for international students to obtain a degree in Physical Education, coaching and sports sciences. The mandate of the school was to prepare graduates to return to their home countries in order to work towards sustainable and transformational development in and through sport.