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Why this intense tournament is one of the best in the world

Why this intense tournament is one of the best in the world

Fighters from different parts of the world will go head to head in Abu Dhabi as a prestigious international jiu-jitsu tournament returns. The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Season 4 will bring martial arts specialists from across four …

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Should you allow children to do martial arts?

Should you allow children to do martial arts?

We’re protective of our children, there’s no doubt about that, but would learning karate, judo or jiu-jitsu harm your child or assist in their development? Okay, we know what you’re thinking: children and fighting can’t be a good mix. But …

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8 ways to have an amazing weekend

8 ways to have an amazing weekend

Turn that work week frown upside down, because the weekend is here and there’s so much going on. So don’t let this be you… via GIPHY Instead, get out and enjoy our beautiful city and all the fun events popping …

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These homegrown athletes are the latest toast of the town

These homegrown athletes are the latest toast of the town

Athletes from the UAE have shown that they pull no punches when it comes to martial arts by ranking first place in a recent international jiu-jitsu competition held in Abu Dhabi. The annual World Youth Jiu-Jitsu Championship is a key …

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Why you should see this amazing martial arts event

Why you should see this amazing martial arts event

For the tenth year, jiu-jitsu fighters from around the world will descend on the capital for 13 days of intense mat action. The Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship will take place from 16th to 28th April at the Mubadala Arena …

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It’s time to have an amazing weekend

It’s time to have an amazing weekend

It’s the weekend, so forget work and that to-do list because it’s time to have some fun. Don’t succumb to the January blues or waste a weekend away indoors – get up and get out to see what’s going on in …

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This is why more women should be taking up jiu jitsu

This is why more women should be taking up jiu jitsu

As the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour returns, we find out how the discipline is more gentle than it seems, and why more girls should take up the national sport of the UAE Billed as one of the …

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These Christmas crackers will make you laugh out loud

These Christmas crackers will make you laugh out loud

It’s the perfect time of year to spread good cheer so why not tell your friends and family some of these chuckle-worthy jokes? If you’ve ever pulled open a Christmas cracker you know to expect three things: a colourful paper …

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A dozen reasons this weekend will be awesome

A dozen reasons this weekend will be awesome

Wait, it’s the weekend again already?! That’s right, and there are plenty of ways to make it a memorable one. Whether you want to escape into nature, dance into the wee hours with friends or learn a new skill, we’ve …

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These Abu Dhabi athletes are hooked on the national sport

These Abu Dhabi athletes are hooked on the national sport

Two of the capital’s rising sports stars have kicked the nation’s martial arts profile up a gear with gold medal wins in international events. Australian Eva Clarke beat off fierce competition to take first place in the Masters category at …

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