UAE preparation for the Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship

The Emirates Jiu-Jitsu Federation continues its preparations to organize the twelfth edition of the Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2020, which will be launched in the capital Abu Dhabi on the grounds of the Jujitsu Arena between 17-21 November.

UAE jiu-jitsu champions

With the approaching date of the tournament, UAE jiu-jitsu champions of various categories of weights and belts are intensifying their training to enhance their skills and abilities to stand on the carpet of competitions against world stars participating in the championship, on the way to winning medals and raising the UAE flag on the coronation podium.

The UAE national team

While the star of the UAE national team in the adult category, Faisal Al Ketbi, won the silver medal in the last edition, this time he is looking forward to achieving the gold medal, while the talented rising star Balqis Al Hashemi in the young women category is keen to continue her march of remarkable achievements, following in the footsteps of the great stars who are keen to participate In the tournament and to give their best performance.

The participation of local champions comes from the unique opportunity that the championship provides to them to improve their rankings and highlight their long experiences, as well as contribute to establishing Abu Dhabi’s position as the global capital of the game.

Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2020

The determination of the UAE champions to achieve honourable results in the Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship stems from their feeling of the responsibility they bear in front of the audience of their fans, and the affirmation of their eligibility to carry the noble torch of sport in all international forums.

Member of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Jiu-Jitsu Federation, Youssef Abdullah Al-Batran, affirms that the confidence of the Federation officials in the players of the Emirates is without limits and that the high levels of organization enjoyed by the Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship contribute to encouraging the most important Jiu-Jitsu players from around the world to stand on the rug of its competitions. In order to meet the participating experiences, and to win colourful medals in various categories.

Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship event

He said, “Over the course of its successful career, the Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship has turned into the most important event on the agenda of this sport at the international level. Given the number of high-level experiences that participate in the tournament, the UAE champions are working to study their tactical performance to monitor strengths and weaknesses and work to improve aspects that include “They won all stages of the tournament and reached gold. Of course, the experiences accumulated by the players during their participation in local and international competitions throughout the season will enhance their chances of winning and highlight them as the most important stars of the game in the world.”

12th edition of the Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship

From the site of his preparations for the 12th edition of the tournament, our hero, Faisal Al Ketbi, confirms that he will be ready to face his traditional opponents from the most important world stars, including the Brazilian Rudson Matthews, in the hope of returning the debt to compensate for the only loss in last year’s competitions, and the American DJ Jackson, who surpassed him in the stage Semi-finals in the 2019 competitions.

Commenting on his preparations for the 12th edition of the Abu Dhabi World  Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2020, Al Ketbi says: “I participate in this year’s competitions with my eyes set on gold. Jiu-Jitsu is entrenched in our souls, and that is why I and my fellow Emirates stars are keen to intensify training to be able to perform the honesty that the UAE fans have placed on us, and I hope to stand again in this year’s competitions in front of my opponent who snatched me a gold medal of 85 kilograms last year.

Al Ketbi emphasized that jiu-jitsu, like all sports in the world, gives its players the opportunity to win every time and if the player does not achieve gold, the experience that the player gains from international participation increases his experience balance and strengthens his ability to win in future competitions.

The Emirati star praised the Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, stressing that the championship has become a representation of the UAE champions and inspires all world stars, as it is the dream and the best destination to highlight their high skills in the field of sports.

On the other hand, the door for early registration to participate in the tournament will be closed on October 8th, while the deadline for registration for all players wishing to participate will be on November 8, 2020, via the website:

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