Action from an Abu Dhabi World Youth Jiu-Jitsu Championship bout on Sunday.
The UAEJJF has put in place a series of stringent safety protocols to safeguard the health and wellness of all participants and coaching staff during the camps, the first of which will run from July 5-25, in the ongoing fight against COVID-19
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces on Monday received a delegation of the Mohamed Bin Zayed Summer Jiu-Jitsu Programme
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.
With three siblings, two of them established jiu-jitsu athletes and the youngest an up and coming player in her own right, it is no surprise that conversations at the dinner table revolve around that perfect headlock, or a sweep that earned two important points in a crucial match.
At Al Forsan International Sports Resort, fans were treated to an entertaining day of action with the riders from the UAE, region and across the world taking part in six categories across eight classes.
In the third week 23 matches were played in four disciplines, reflecting the interest of the UAE in general and the Emirate of Sharjah in particular in promoting sports.
The 35-year-old climbed to his player's box afterwards to embrace his mother and broke down in uncontrollable tears, collapsing to the ground sobbing.