Combat sport attracts Yemeni youths [Archives:2008/1121/Last Page]

January 17 2008
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By: Robert Franklin Drapper
For the Yemen Times

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ) is making its debut in Yemen through the skilled hand of

Captain BIlaal Broadway. BJJ is a style of martial arts that focuses on ground fighting, known as grappling, with the goal of gaining a dominating position through using chokeholds, joint -locks, and eventually forcing the opponent to submit, which basically means to admit defeat.

Captain Broadwat, a Muslim American practitioner of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, is bringing BJJ to Yemen as a \”means to raise morale in people and promote real life self defense\””.

Broadway has a martial arts history that started with him studying Sanucus Ryu ui-Jitsu