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UFC GYM introduces ‘UFC GYM Jiu-Jitsu Program’ in the UAE

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Oct. 01, 18 | 9:52 am

UFC GYM Middle East has launched their highly-structured Jiu-Jitsu program in the UAE at their facility located at Business Bay in Dubai.

The launch was initiated by Mauricio ‘Tinguinha’ Mariano, one of the biggest names in the global Jiu-Jitsu community who also serves as the Senior Director of the UFC GYM Global Jiu-Jitsu Program. In attendance during the launch as well were Ghazi Sebil Almadani, Acting Director of Sports Events Department at Dubai Sports Council and Hamad Al Sayer, CEO, UFC GYM Middle East and Senior Management of UFC GYM Middle East.

In preparation for this launch, ‘Tinguinha,’ arrived from the USA to initiate the rollout of the UFC GYM Jiu-Jitsu program to regional Jiu-Jitsu coaches. ‘Tinguinha said, “We are on track to build the largest Jiu-Jitsu team in the world. In fact, we are expanding our program across the globe to revolutionize the world to #TRAIN DIFFERENT.”

Jiu-Jitsu is a self-defence martial art that allows an individual to work out their entire body and mind. Grounded on the principle of using proper technique, leverage and skill in an efficient and effective way to control your opponent, this martial art is meant for everyone.

“We are pleased to announce the launch of our structured UFC GYM Jiu-Jitsu program across all of our locations in the region. With heightened health concerns for youth and adults in the region, our team and regional partners are so proud to be part of a business that allows us to make a difference and help improve the community’s overall health and wellbeing as we grow,” said Hamad Al Sayer, CEO, UFC GYM Middle East.

Acting Director of Sports Events Department at Dubai Sports Council Ghazi Sebil Almadani said: “We are pleased to extend our congratulations to UFC GYM Middle East on the launch of their very own Jiu-Jitsu program. We appreciate their efforts to promote awareness about the importance of this martial art and their moves to expand its horizons in the country. We are committed at Dubai Sports Council to support more of the leading international sports programs and clubs such as UFC GYM as part of our efforts to encourage local athletes to follow a healthy lifestyle and strengthen the sport sector in the emirate, which host more than 400 sporting events annually.”

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