Team UK Athlete Profile: Yousuf Nabi

Team UK Athlete Profile: Yousuf Nabi

The European IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018 are currently taking place in Lisbon, Portugal .

As always, there is a good contingent of UKBJJA athletes out to win some medals for the UK. Here we will be profiling some of these athletes. Wish them luck!

Athlete Profile: Yousuf Nabi

Tell us your name & nickname, if you have one? 

Yousuf Nabi

Where do you train & what team do you represent?

Elements Martial Arts./ Checkmat team

What have been your main achievements/results/medals so far?

2x British open Gold Medallist. Euro Nogi Silver medalist

What is your favourite position/technique? Be as (dis)honest as you like!

Old school Jiu Jitsu

Who are your sporting heroes (BJJ or otherwise)?

Lucas Lepri

What inspires you to compete?

Motivating any students to do the same.

What advice would you give other competitors?

Enjoy it and don’t let it stress you out too much. Consistency is the key, just keep getting yourself out there.


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