Shah Hussain Shah
Martial Arts, International
PJJF Referee Refresher Course 2021 concluded successfully in virtual format via Zoom Meetings.
Mr. Joachim Thumfart, Sports Director of Ju Jitsu International Federation attended the Course and guided the participants regarding JJIF's vision and strategies and the importance of fairness and Antidoping in Ju-Jitsu. He also informed the participants about upcoming events of JJIF including Asian Championships and World Championships.
The Course was conducted by Mr. Patrik Tremel from Austria who is JJIF World A Class Referee. He thoroughly explained the new changes in Referee Rules to all the participants and then also showed example through video footages. Mr Tremel also answered questions from the participants to clear any confusions.
Mr Kazim Ali Changezi, Director Referee PJJF was also present and he continued the Course in Urdu language to make it easier for all participants to understand. He explained the importance of such courses and said that we will have a physical refresher course as soon as COVID-19 threat is eliminated.
Mr Tariq Ali, Secretary General of South Asian Ju Jitsu Regional Association and Associate Secretary of PJJF also attended the Online Course. He thanked Mr Thumfart and Mr Petrik Tremel for their precious time and highlighted the significance of such courses even during time of pandemic. He said that our community needs to be connected and through Online Courses it is possible. He further told all the participants that if they have any query related to the new rules they can always contact the Federation at any time.