Tag: Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour

This Emirati athlete is ready to lock and roll

This Emirati athlete is ready to lock and roll

She may be one of the UAE’s top female jiu-jitsu players, but 17-year-old Mahra Al Hanaei doesn’t let that go to her head. As she prepares for the Abu Dhabi leg of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour …

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Find out how jiu-jitsu got its grip on the UAE

Find out how jiu-jitsu got its grip on the UAE

Is the UAE on its way to becoming the international capital of jiu-jitsu? When Sheikh Tahnoon Bin Zayed Al Nahyan discovered martial arts while studying in the US, it set a wheel in motion. After returning to the UAE in …

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