AJP Tour Podcast #3: Black belt Samantha Cook talks with Will Safford about her incredible routine as top level competitor and healthcare worker
The third episode of the AJP Tour Podcast is out! This week, Podcaster Will Safford has an intercontinental chat with British black belt Samantha Cook. The former Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour Champion and Abu Dhabi Queen of Mats contender welcomed Will into her routine on and off the mats.
In a powerful interview, Sam shares what her life has been in the past months and she divided her time between training and working the frontlines of the Covid-19 pandemic as a healthcare worker for the UK's National Health Service (NHS). Watch now the full episode.
Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour Rio dates updated
The next stop in the 2020/2021 season of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour is in Rio de Janeiro. Once again, Jiu Jitsu will take over the Arena Carioca 1, at the Olympic Park. The AJP has updated the dates for the ADGS Rio. The event is now scheduled December 5-6. The ADGS Rio is open for purple belts, brown belts and black belts in the adult and masters division. 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 Brasilia – Oct 31 - Nov 1, 2020
AJP Tour National Pro China - November 7, 2020
AJP Tour National Pro Croatia - December 5, 2020
AJP Tour National Pro Ukraine - December 12, 2020
AJP Tour National Pro Colombia - December 12-13, 2020
AJP Tour National Pro Russia - December 20, 2020
AJP Tour International Pro Cuiaba - December 20, 2020
Click here for more info and to register.