Following another astonishing year, the sport of Ju Jitsu in Jordan is preparing for a year of medals and new landmarks on the international stage.
The Jordan Ju Jitsu Federation has announced that both Men and Women teams will be formed following a national championship on January 12. Following that, national team training will begin with plans in place to compete at some of the biggest tournaments in the world across all age categories.
The 2018 international calendar will get underway at the end of the month with the Arab Ju Jitsu Championships in Morocco. No doubt there will be a big focus on the 18th Asian Games taking place in Jakarta, Indonesia, this summer when Jordan will be expecting medals.
Ju Jitsu enjoyed a glorious 2017 after winning gold and bronze medals at the World Championships held in Colombia, as well as big hauls of medals won at the Asian Ju Jitsu Games in Vietnam and the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games held in Turkmenistan.