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Female BJJ in Middle East??

By Zaid Mirza / November 28, 2008

Prizes go up to 150,000usd GP FOR FEMALES for the first time in history The team in Jordan has been hard at work organizing an event to shock the BJJ world. With Jiu-Jitsu super stars like Andre Galvao, Cobrinha, Braulio Estima, Rominho Barral, Sergio Moraes, Gabriel Vella and Marcelo Garcia and many more now its […]



By Zaid Mirza / September 16, 2008

Acontecera no dia 23 de Outubro em Brasilia um grande evento organizado e patrocinado pela Federacao Jordaniana de Jiu jitsu.Este evento tem como objetivo promover o Jiu Jitsu na capital federal e paralelamente um desafio internacional envolvendo a selacao militar Jordaniana que estara fazendo um camp de treinamento nesse periodo em Brasilia e um time […]


Jordan in Super Asian Cup News

By Zaid Mirza / December 10, 2007

Amman, Jordan- Headed by Zaid Mirza, Pedro Galiza and Jonatas Gurgel, Jordan Team is sending 36 Jiu-Jitsu athletes to participate in the 1st Super Asian Cup, which takes place next Friday the 14th in the prestigious Abu Dhabi Combat Club. Under the patronage of Sheikh Zayed Bin Mohamad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the two day […]


Jordan Mundial News

By Zaid Mirza / August 21, 2007

For the first time in history, Jordan is sending five of it’s finestJiu-Jitsu athletes to participate in the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship,commonly known as the Mundials. It will be the first participatin ofan Arab country in the championship. The competitors/ team memberswill include, Zaid Mirza (Founder of the Brazilian Jiu-JitsuFederation of Jordan,) Jonatas Gurgel, Zaid Abu […]


Royal Guards Training

By Zaid Mirza / June 24, 2007

Amman, Jordan- Part of His Majesty King Abdullah II Private Royal Guards training session Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. In the picture Zaid Mirza (Consultant for Jordan Armed Forces), and trainers Pedro Galiza from Brazil, and Mo Armouti from Jordan.


Five New Blue Belts for Jordan Team

By Zaid Mirza / June 12, 2007

Five New Blue Belts for Jordan Team Amman, Jordan- The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation of Jordan graduated 5 new Blue Belts yesterday. The fighters were promoted for achieving a higher technical, physical and mental understanding of the game. The fighters are: – HRH Prince Hashim Bin Al Hussein- Jahid Said- Yousef Zoumot- Azam Masri- Zaid Shuqman […]


For the First time: BJJ in Jordan Army:

By Zaid Mirza / April 19, 2007

AMMAN—Ordered by His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Jordanian Army will now start training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The Jordanian army has previous skills and certifications in Tae Kwon Do, Judo, and Sijal (a Jordanian self-defense style similar to Krav Maga); However, since the emergence of BJJ in Jordan andthe superiority of this martial art, it has […]


Jordanian Jiu-Jitsu Team Press Release

By Zaid Mirza / April 5, 2007

Amman, Jordan- After signing with KADDB last year, it was the turn of King Abdullah Investment Fund (KAIF) to sign with Zaid Mirza a sponsorship agreement for the 2007 year. The Jordanian Jiu-Jitsu Team new Sponsor shows alot of excitment and incentive in the new partnership. “This kind of sponsorship helps us achieve our goals […]


BJJ Jordan

By Zaid Mirza / March 28, 2007

Introducing a new sport into a country is quite difficult in its own right; imagine also having the task of educating and proving the effectiveness of a martial art against one as established internationally as Judo. Although we all know that this has been done time and time again on the mat, my struggle took […]


Federacao de Jiu-Jitsu

By Zaid Mirza / March 28, 2007

H.H. Principe Hussein Mirza e Zaid Mirza montam Federacao de Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) na Jordania. Primeira Federacao de Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu na Asia foi estabelecida essa semana. A Federacao de Jiu-Jitsu se tornou reconhecida pelo Comite Olimpico e orgaos oficiais do governo. Este foi um grande passo para levar o Jiu-Jitsu para as Olimpidas. Essa iniciativa comecou […]

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