Jiujitsu Program for Peace

The Jiujitsu is a martial art of oriental origin, it is a recreational and sport activity recommended for the integral formation of children and adolescents, it is one of the disciplines chosen by the Peace and Sport Program for work in prevention with vulnerable populations, various social problems.

Among the advantages, it fosters in men, women and children an attitude of positive, calm behavior, provoking an emotional balance and self-control; and the continuous practice generates discipline, respect, self-confidence, companionship, self-esteem and security; in addition to the coordination skills and reflexes of the individual.

GENERAL PURPOSE:

To provide the teaching of jiujitsu as a pedagogical and preventive tool in social problems for children and young people in the city of Ciudad Bolívar in the first instance (2011) and as of 2014 in other locations in Bogotá D.C. and from Colombia.


 

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:


·  Restitute the right to sports and recreation for children and young people who are linked to the program.
·  Motivate the population of the City of Ciudad Bolívar to initiate the practice of jiujitsu sport regularly.
·  Generate spaces for recreation and fun for the use of free time of the practitioners.
·      Implement the learning of jiujitsu, oriented to the practice of sports - recreational physical activities that lead to motor and cognitive development.
·  Generate improvement in their quality of life.


Currently the Jiujitsu for Peace program has groups of children and young people in the towns of Ciudad Bolívar and Usme in Bogotá, it also has a very important group in the town of "Agua de Dios" in Cundinamarca.


Donate your Gi - Call for action

World Championship 2017 - Bogota

 

Since 2011 Colombia is running a PEACE and SPORT project with Children from socially disadvantaged environment.

We kindly ask the competitors to consider to leave their warm up/ training Gi (or maybe as well the competition Gi in Colombia as donation for the project!

Help the Peace and Sport team and help the environment.

 

 

Gi Donation World Championshiop 2017

The delivery of the Jiu-Jitsu uniforms for the youth of Jiu-Jitsu for Peace, donated by athletes in the World Championship.

The delivery was made on January 25 during the 2018 Strategic Planning Meeting of Colombian Federation.