The Emirates Jiu-Jitsu Federation continues its preparations for the twelfth edition of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2020, which will be launched in the capital Abu Dhabi at the Jiu-Jitsu Arena between 17-21 November.
With the approaching date of the tournament, UAE jiu-jitsu champions of various categories of weights and belts intensify their training to enhance their skills and abilities to stand on the rug of competitions against world stars participating in the tournament, to win medals and raise the UAE flag on the podium.
The star of the UAE national team in the adult category, Faisal Al Ketbi – who won the silver medal in the last edition – is looking forward this time to achieving the gold medal, while the talented rising star Balqis Al Hashemi in the young women category is keen to continue her distinguished achievements journey to follow in the footsteps of the big stars who are keen to participate in The championship and the best of their 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.
His Excellency Yousef Abdullah Al-Batran, a member of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Jiu-Jitsu Federation, affirmed that the Federation officials ’confidence in the UAE’s players is great, and that the high levels of organization enjoyed by the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship contribute to encouraging the most important Jiu-Jitsu players from all over the world to stand on the rug of its competitions, out of concern for To face participating experiences, and to win colorful medals in various categories.
He added, “Over the course of its successful career, the championship has turned into the most important event on the agenda of this sport at the international level. Given the high level of expertise in which it participates, the UAE champions are working to study their tactical performance and improve aspects that guarantee their victory in all stages of the championship and reach the gold.”
Commenting on his preparations for the 12th edition of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2020, our hero, Faisal Al Ketbi, star of Baniyas Club, confirms that he will be ready to face his traditional opponents from the most important world stars, including the Brazilian Rodson Matthews, in the hope of compensating for the only loss in the year’s competitions. The last, and American DJ Jackson, who surpassed Al-Ketbi in the semi-finals stage of the 2019 competitions.
He added: “I participate in this year’s competitions with gold in mind, and we learned many noble values of jiu-jitsu, and the challenge remains the most important value that this sport instills in us, and I hope to stand again in this year’s competitions in front of my opponent who snatched me the gold medal of 85 kilograms last year.” “.
He said that jiu-jitsu, like all sports in the world, gives its players the opportunity to win every time. If the player does not achieve gold, the experience he gains from international participation increases the balance of his experience and enhances his ability to achieve victory in future competitions, praising the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship Which has become for the champions of the Emirates, and for all the stars of the world, the dream and the best destination to highlight their high skills in the field of sports.
The championship activities start on November 17 with competitions under the age of 18, then November 18 with competitions for professors, while the professional category competitions will be held from 19 to 21 of the same month, and the conclusion is with a red carpet celebration, during which the players and top players are honored and the sports season is concluded on the 22nd. Nov.
On the other hand, the door for early registration to participate in the tournament will be closed next October 8, while the deadline for registration for all players wishing to participate will be on November 8, 2020, via the website: www.uaejjf.com