Why would you spend over £100, diet for weeks and travel for miles to spend a weekend in a sweaty sports venue to fight even sweatier people and potentially lose in the first round?
What to do if you signed up to a lower weight division, but still have weight to cut?
What to do if you’d like to compete in a lower weight division?
I’ve had a lot of questions before my first trip to the UAE. As a single female traveller, I wasn’t sure what would be safe to do, wear or visit or how everything works in the country. Whether you’re considering competing in UAEJJF’s Abu Dhabi-based events or simply visiting the city for holiday, here is a short guide to getting around it.
What does rapidly weight loss do to your body? Is it healthier to stay on weight between tournaments or go up a division?
Whoever said taking part in one comp is worth the experience gained in multiple regular classes, wasn’t very far from the truth.