Hello Yan, can you please introduce yourself to our readers?
Hello, I’m Yan Cabral, 4th degree BJJ Black Belt from Master Andre Flint. I am Head coach of the Aranha Association team.
Is it your first time participating in Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championship?
No. My first event was in 2011. I had some memorable battles in this event with great athletes like Cobrinha, Tarcis, Hurmphe, Caporal, Vagner Rocha. Memorable event and battles.
How is your training going leading up to the ADWPJJC?
It had been a long time since I felt so good to fight BJJ. I had a perfect camp, and I’m feeling great. Ready for war.
How did the sport of Jiu Jitsu impact you on a personal level? Why do you recommend youth to practice the sport?
Jiu Jitsu is everything in my life, it made me see life with new eyes. It gave me many friends, I got to know the whole world through Jiu Jitsu.
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