Abdulmunem Alsayed Mohamed Alhashmi
With the support and guidance of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation was established in November 2012 as the official authority for Jiu-Jitsu in the UAE.
The Federation plays a leading role in supporting Jiu-Jitsu and contributing to building a strong generation of UAE athletes to excel at the local and international levels. The Federation’s role is to implement policies that develop the sport in collaboration with various government entities, educational institutions and other partners in order to advance the sport locally, regionally and globally.
Board Member, General Secretary
To contribute to the development of a supportive and motivating sporting environment that promotes excellence and global competitiveness in jiu-jitsu
To make the UAEJJF a world leader in jiu-jitsu and a symbol of excellence globally
The UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation strives to promote the following values:
Instilling a sense of loyalty and fierce pride for the UAE and encouraging athletes to constantly endeavor to bring glory to the UAE
Empowering citizens to defend themselves, their families and the community
Developing well-rounded athletes, equipping them with professional qualities, best international practices and techniques
Refining sporting and administrative performances and optimising resources with a high degree of professionalism
Instilling and fortifying the importance of cooperation, sharing, and exchange of knowledge and expertise
Collectively valuing achievements, big or small, through a constant stream of motivation
Instilling the importance of showing the utmost respect for opponents, officials and oneself, and compliance of the sport’s laws, regulations, and codes.