AJP Tour Podcast #2: Will Safford meets with Michael Liera Jr and shares the latest news on the 2020/2021 season
Episode #2 of the AJP Tour Podcast is out. Presenter Will Safford sat with Atos JJ black belt Michael Liera Jr. to talk about his career and his training routine and lifestyle on and off the mats. Liera Jr. is registered to compete in the 77kg division of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour Miami, September 27, at the Miami Airport Convention Center.
On Episode #2, Will also shares the latest news of the AJP Tour, like the extension of the registration deadline for the ADGS Miami to September 19. Watch now episode #2 of the AJP Tour Podcast.
AJP Invites to new Online Rules Course
The AJP is offering another round of the Online Jiu-Jitsu Rules Course – Level 1 for both athletes and practitioners. The Jiu-Jitsu Rules Course will be taught in English. The AJP has gathered a world class team of instructors, including Master Julio Cesar Pereira, Oliver Geddes, Alvaro Bobadilla, Gabriel Rainho, Mauricio Gomes and Regis Tadeu.
The three main goals of the course are:
- Provide a comprehensive understanding of the AJP rules of Jiu-Jitsu for all practitioners.
- Prepare the potential Referee to a standard that they are able to begin refereeing lower belts in competition under supervision.
- Train the AJP Referees and to provide them with updated knowledge for a better performance in competitions.
The course is now a one-day event, scheduled September 19, from 4pm to 8pm (Abu Dhabi Time). The investment is $40. Participants need to be 16 or older and hold at least a blue belt ranking. The registration deadline is September 18. Participants will receive a Certificate at the end of the course. To attend the course, participants will have to download the Zoom App. Click here to register now.
AJP Launches Health and Safety Guide for 2020/2021 season events
The AJP is working tirelessly to guarantee the safest environment possible for athletes, officials, referees and all of those involved in its events when the 2020/2021 season starts. That's why the AJP has put together a comprehensive guide that sets rules and regulations for each event to happen in the safest way possible.
According to the AJP Events Safety Procedure Guidelines, all of those involved in the events will be asked to wear personal protective equipment like masks and gloves and also practice social distancing before and after matches.
Click here to access the complete guide.
AJP Tour National and International Events ready to go
The 2020/2021 season is coming in hot. Events are popping up all over the world as Jiu-Jitsu returns. The following months will feature a series of stops on the tour scheduled for Europe, South America and Asia.
AJP Tour International Pro Almere – September 19, 2020
AJP Tour International Pro Lviv – October 10, 2020
AJP Tour International Pro Prague – October 10, 2020
AJP Tour International Pro Brasilia – October 18, 2020
AJP Tour International Pro Fortaleza – November 8, 2020
Click here for more info and to register.