More than 300 of the country’s best grapplers, both Emirati and expatriates, were at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex on Thursday, competing for gold in 31 different categories of the NAS Jiu-Jitsu Championship. Competitions took place in five different divisions – Juvenile Male, Juvenile Female, Male Adult,
The UAEJJF and its leading athletes have launched a campaign urging the people of the UAE to join them to ‘Stay Safe and Stay Fit at Home.’
A customary sight at every Jiu-Jitsu tournament featuring the UAE National Jiu-Jitsu Team is that of a man with a red hat hunched over his chair in the coach’s corner, bellowing instructions and encouraging fighters.
As the coronavirus pandemic brought a halt to most major sports around the world, the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation (UAEJJF) is planning to host the postponed 12th edition of the Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Professional Championship in November.
UAEJJF is ensuring that participating players, coaches and training camp support staff are subject to stringent medical exams in line with local and international guidelines on containing the spread of the COVID-19.
Zayed Al Katheeri and Omar Al Fadhli won gold medals for the UAE in the 56 kg and 62 kg category respectively on Saturday at the Jiu-Jitsu World Championship 2019 at the Mubadala Arena in Abu Dhabi.
A valiant and courageous performance marked the debut of the UAE’s women athletes at the Jiu-Jitsu World Championship’s adults category with Wadima Al Yafei, Noor
The Ju-Jitsu World Championship, the tournament that brings the best Ju-Jitsu athletes from all over the world on one elite platform, kicked off at the Mubadala Arena in Abu Dhabi on Saturday and will run till Nov.24.
The MoU’s goal is to elevate the level of technical and organisational performances in sports events in order to improve services provided to all athletes of determination in the country.