Monday, May 31, 2010

syrian bjj 2:

Jiu-Jitsu invades Syria Arab Republic
Black belt introduces the Gentle Art in the country

Damascus- Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Zaid Mirza gave a three hour seminar in
Damascus the capital of Syria. The Seminar was held last weekend at one of
his blue belt students Mr. Mazhar Al-Dardari. The Seminar had more than
40 students consisting of many Judo and Aikido black belts.

"Mazhar has a vast experience in Martial Arts. He is a Judo and Aikido black
belt with 20 years of experience. Now he has decided to take up BJJ as his
new art. He is doing a great work expanding the sport in Syria. He drives
4 hours every weekend along with his students where they come and trains
at our academy in Jordan," says the proud Zaid Mirza.

Syria, is to have two new gyms opening this year under the umbrella of Team
Mirza. New Brazilian black belts are to arrive in the Syrian capital to assist
Mr. Dardari in his hard work spreading the art. New affiliations for Team Mirza are also opening
in Lebanon, Egypt, and other neighboring countries. For more information regarding
affiliations contact Team Mirza @

Below is a highlight video of the seminar in Syria: