UAEJJF EMBRACES ONLINE TECHNOLOGY TO ENHANCE REACH OF JIU-JITSU
League matches screened live on official UAEJJF website and YouTube
Partnership with FloSports will strengthen growth of jiu-jitsu across the globe
The UAE Jiu Jitsu Federation, the official governing body of the sport in the United Arab Emirates, has made a strategic move to extend the reach of jiu-jitsu through the latest online solutions and the most advanced technology in sports. .
The UAEJJF has extended its partnership with FloSports, an innovator in live digital sports and original content, which will allow fans who subscribe to the FloGrappling channel the chance to watch jiu-jitsu tournaments organised by UAEJJF in the UAE. The UAEJJF will also be airing all Jiu-Jitsu league matches free of charge via its website and UAEJJF YouTube channel as part of its efforts to spread the reach of the sport.
This unique step allows the entire jiu-jitsu family, from players’ families and friends to global supporters who do not have the opportunity to travel to stay up to date with the action. This feature also enables athletes to more easily watch their performances back during to identify their strengths and weaknesses in order to maximise preparation for upcoming bouts.
Mohammed Hussein Al Marzooqi, UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation, Director of Marketing and Finance said: "This partnership is in line with the vision of UAE’s wise leadership and the UAEJJF’s efforts to spread the culture and values of jiu-jitsu in the UAE and across the world. By giving jiu-jitsu fans year-round access to webcast content and live coverage, we are seeking to extend the jiu-jitsu family and inspire the next generation of jiu-jitsu athletes to learn the rules and the art of the sport via watching the brightest talent participating in the streamed tournaments.”
“We are committed to applying best practices at all levels, including the use of technology in sport. This will enable the audience to enhance their knowledge of the noble values of jiu-jitsu and impact positively the wider community at large.” added al Marzooqi.
The extended partnership with FloSports will provide full live and on-demand coverage of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2020, and will also offer fans the chance to catch the action live from four international championships in the lead up to the event Al Ain, Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah. It will also provide coverage from the Jiu-Jitsu Festival, Para Jiu-Jitsu, Youth Jiu-Jitsu Championship and the Master Jiu-Jitsu Championship.
All the action will available on the UAEJJF website: www.uaejjf.com, through the UAEJFF’s official YouTube channel or via a subscription at www.flograppling.com with subscribers entitled to view premium content across the entire FloSports network. Viewers will be able to watch all the action on demand on any device, by downloading the FloSports app on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, or App Store.