Tag: Jiu-Jitsu

Outstanding talent on display at jiu-jitsu championship

Outstanding talent on display at jiu-jitsu championship

Created in Japan, evolved in Brazil and now beloved in Abu Dhabi – jiu-jitsu has fast become engrained in UAE culture. That’s why you won’t want to miss all the action at the World Professional Championship…  The ninth edition of the …

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This sport competition is celebrating athletes with special needs

This sport competition is celebrating athletes with special needs

Combatants with disabilities will hit the mat for this year’s edition of a much-anticipated jiu-jitsu tournament. Making its debut at the annual Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship happening next month will be the Para Jiu-Jitsu category, featuring participants with …

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Eight amazing ways to make this weekend full of awesome

Eight amazing ways to make this weekend full of awesome

That’s right folks, the working week is over and the weekend is preparing to whisk you away to a world of happiness. Whether you’re holding firm on that ‘new year, new me’ diet, have little ones in tow or just want …

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IN HONOUR: Sporting event to remember sacrifice of the martyrs

IN HONOUR: Sporting event to remember sacrifice of the martyrs

The UAE is set to honour the memory of those who have lost their lives ensuring the safety and security of the nation with a sporting event.  The UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation will host the second consecutive annual edition of Al …

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SPORT: National team takes on Tokyo in jiu-jitsu tour

SPORT: National team takes on Tokyo in jiu-jitsu tour

In a further boost to the national sport, the UAE jiu-jitsu team displayed its strength at an international tournament. The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour saw UAE players take home nine medals in Tokyo. Among the athletes were Mohamed …

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COMMUNITY SPORT: Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship kicks off in Al Ain

COMMUNITY SPORT: Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship kicks off in Al Ain

This weekend, over 800 athletes will take to the mats to battle it out to win the Al Ain International Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship. From 28th to 29th October, men and women holding belts ranging from white, black, brown, purple and blue will be …

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Martial art grapples for popularity

Martial art grapples for popularity

Recent successes at local and international jiu-jitsu tournaments will hopefully see more of the capital’s youth getting involved in the sport. The success of the first annual Aldar Academies Jiu-Jitsu Cup 2015, and local competitors’ placings at the recent Jiu-Jitsu …

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