RC Academy


About RC Academy

RC Car Academy is a new venture, born from the love and passion for both the sport and people! It is built on the knowledge and skills of two RC fanatics, Jannie Labuschagne and Abri Kohn, with the dream to make the sport accessible to everyone – from ages 6 to 80. Our aim is to do this in an affordable and fun way.

RCA will supply RC Cars for training sessions thus reducing the cost and making the sport accessible and affordable to almost anyone.

RCA is focussing on 1/10th scale, electric powered, off-road cars as its training medium. In this RC discipline there are various clubs in Gauteng with our local club being Ultra Raceway in Toutrek park, Gezina.

When joining RCA, the racers will have the opportunity to join Ultra Raceway club for a reduced fee and partcipate in club and social racing events.

Our vision

Making the world of radio-controlled car racing accessible to almost anyone

Our mission

  • Reaching people from different age groups, schools, communities and areas to share the love for Radio Conrolled Car Racing
  • Growing and nurturing their Physical, Cognitive, Psychological and Interpersonal skills
  • Growing the sport of RC Racing and producing world class professional racers excelling at international events.


The team

Eben Coetzee

Multiple South African Champion (12 South African titles) with experience in racing on the international scene in France and Switzerland

Jannie Labuschagne

Higher Certificate in Educational Training and Development Practices and has 19 years of training and managerial experience in the training industry.

Heidi Kohn

A qualified chef by trade and a love and passion for people and children, Heidi is taking responsibility for the operations of the business and making sure we prepare something special every time

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Our process

RC Car Academy offers people of ages 6 years and above the opportunity to experience the wonderful world of RC Racing while benefitting from all the personal learning and development aspects of the sport. The video below is a summary of what we are all about.


Assess skill

First step in the process is to determine the skill level of the participant – beginner, intermediate, advanced or professional.

Develop programme

From knowing the skill level of our racer, we can determine which classes he or she needs to attend where the specific training curriculum will be addressing their specific development area

Progress feedback

After each training session, our dedicated trainers will write a short feedback report which. This will be emailed to the registered account email address and  used to track the progress of the racer.

Photos and videos

Photos and videos of the racers can be taken (with proper consent) and sent to the racers (or their parents) to give everyone an experience of the activities and fun. 

Are you a new or aspiring racer?