Judo for the World – Finalist at Sportel Awards

After a very successful first day for the International Judo Federation at Sportel Monaco 2016, the world’s leading marketing and TV rights convention, with the important and historical signature of the partnership with Japanese based company, Hakuhodo DY Media Partners Incorporated, the IJF had a fruitful second day as the IJF Judo for the World film dedicated to Japan was a finalist at the Sportel Awards.

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tokyo 2016 Results & Photos

The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam returned to Tokyo for the second leg of the Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Series, as Mackenzie Dern made easy work of Meagan Green by a knee-bar submission within 2 minutes at the Gi 70kg female black belt division finals and Alexandre Ribeiro lost a highly competitive and close fight to Felipe Pena at the Gi 94kg male black belt division at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour.

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tokyo 2016 – Fight Week Schedule

Over 500 jiu-jitsu players from around the world have registered to compete at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour in Tokyo, Japan, taking place on Sunday 23rd October 2016 at the Big Turtle Fukaya, Saitama.

IJF Tashkent Grand Prix 2016 Day 3 Recap & Photos

The Tashkent Grand Prix 2016, the second IJF Grand Prix following the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and penultimate Grand Prix of the year, came to a rip-roaring conclusion on Saturday as the heavyweights had their chance to shine in Uzbekistan.

IJF Tashkent Grand Prix 2016 Preview

Uzbekistan was one of the standout nations on the tatami at Rio 2016 – in both the Olympics and Paralympics – and now it is their turn to welcome the judo world as the IJF World Judo Tour has landed in Asia for the Tashkent Grand Prix.

IJF Zagreb Grand Prix 2016 Day 3 Recap & Photos

The Zagreb Grand Prix 2016, the first IJF Grand Prix following the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, heralded a new term as a new generation of judoka tasted IJF World Judo Tour action.

IJF Zagreb Grand Prix 2016 Day 2 Recap & Photos

The Zagreb Grand Prix 2016 passed the halfway point on Saturday with a day of compelling judo and a plethora of new and exciting contests as the hosts ended their wait for a home medal with gold from their inspirational Rio 2016 Olympian Barbara Matic from Croatia.

Jiu Jitsu in the City: Toronto with Matt Kuris

Travel and training jiu-jitsu are more intertwined than we all think. Whether you are traveling specifically fro training, or just on vacation, you should have an idea of the offerings of every city. Matt kuris is a brown belt from Nova Uniao Toronto and has committed himself fully to his gym and his healthy lifestyle – he has given himself to the sport.

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam: Los Angeles – Day 2 – Miyao Brothers Dominate 67kg Division

The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam in Los Angeles continued where it left off yesterday, as UAE National team rose to the occasion in the No Gi divisions and won a total of 7 medals in the presence of UAE General Counsel to Los Angeles, His Excellency Abdulla Alsaboosi and UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation CEO, His Excellency Fahad Al Shamsi.

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour: Los Angeles 2016 Official Weigh-in & Quotes

The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), the official authority for the sport for Jiu-jitsu in the United Arab Emirates, conducted the official Gi Weigh-ins today at the L.A Convention Center, Los Angeles ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam | Los Angeles.

Judo Canada – Kyle Reyes Eliminated By Three-Time World Champion Henk Grol

Kyle Reyes’s first Olympic experience came to an end after a single match, against two-time Olympic medallist and three-time World Champion, Henk Grol. Two minutes forty-four seconds into the bout, Grol, from the Netherlands, scored a kosoto-gake for an ippon to eliminate the Ontario judoka.

IJF Judo – Rio 2016 Olympic Games Day 6 Morning Session Recap & Photos

On the eve of the closing day of the judo tournament in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, two categories were in action since 10:00 am this morning at the Arena Carioca 2: Men’s -100kg and Women’s -78kg. The -100kg category, to the general opinion, was one of the most impressive of the tournament so far, with a dozen athletes at least who could claim the supreme title.