Athletes Commission

The representation of athletes in all processes of the international Ju-Jitsu is an important issue for JJIF.

The statues are granting two [2] positions (female and Male) in the JJIF board for athletes representation with full rights to vote.

Athlete Committee

The Athlete Committee represents the Athletes within the JJIF. It is elected by all active Athletes each 4 years. On this page you can find the current members and their contact  information.

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Speakers: (and JJIF board members)

Name: Séverine Nebie

Class: Fighting  -62kg
Country: France


Name: Faisal Alkitbe

Class: Ne-Waza -94kg
Country: United Arab Emirates


European athletes commission

Speakers (and members of JJIF committee):

  • Severine Nebie (FRA)
  • Fredrik Widgren (SWE)


  • Ivan Nastenko (UKR)
  • Michele Vallieri (ITA)
  • Licaï Pourtois (BEL)

Asian athletes commission

Speakers (and members of JJIF committee):

  • Faisal Alkitbi  - UAE
  • Nat Kunsatri – THA


  • Lama Qubbaj – Jordan       
  • Hiroshi Kuraoka - Japan
  • Mehran Sattar – Iran
  • Abu Hurrara – Pakistan
  • Dao Le Thu Trang – Viet Nam

Coordinators and mentors:

  • Reza Munfaredi
  • Ratnadiptee Shimpi

First JJIF athletes commission 2013-2017

Claudia Behnke Germany
Benjamin Lah Slovenia
Rubben Assmann Category: Duo men & mixed Country: Netherlands
Pavel Korzhavykh Category: Fighting men -69kg Country: Russia
Camil Moldoveanu Category: Ne-Waza Jiu-Jitsu -94kg Country: Romania