Tsegaye Degineh

Judo & Ju-Jitsu

25. September 2010

News 2 (January 08)

It is my great pleasure and my honour to announce to you the foundation of the Ethiopian Ju Jitsu Association. It has been founded on 25th January 2008 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The founding members also called all Martial Art interested in Ethiopia to join the newly-formed association.

I have been appointed as President of the Supervisory and Executive Board. Instructor Abdi Kedir has been also appointed as Vice President and Mr. Adane Yeneneh as Secretary General. The newly founded Association elected Instructor Jamal Ahemed, as President of the executive committees and Semegn Teka as Vice President. The executive Board has four members and the executive committees (operative association) have 12 functionaries.

The next step will be the membership in AJJU and JJIF. We thank you very much to all of those that support us and continue to motivate us regarding to spread this fascinating Martial Art and to found an association. Your messages are greatly appreciated.

Our greatest thanks go to Dr. Paul G Hoglund, President of JJIF, Mr. Colince Tatsa Tchinda, President of JJAFU and Mr. Herbert Frese, President of DJJV.

The Special thank goes to our Board Vice President, International Instructor Abdi Keder, African Representative for International Martial Arts Games and President the Ethiopia-United Taekwon-do Association.

We are in very early stage and appreciate your possible support.