The PJJF is the Pakistani forum for Ju-Jitsu where the National Official Sport Authorities can debate issues related to the practice of Ju-Jitsu in order to establish International Programmes and activities, and in order to elect the institutions, which will implement them.
As PJJF is Full Member of GAISF (General Assembly of International Sports Federations) and IWGA (International World Games Association) it is the only governing body of Ju-Jitsu worldwide.
PJJF’s formal scope is to gather Jutsukas from all Countries, and to develop a spirit of friendship and internal assistance among formal Ju-Jitsu Organisations all over the world. JJIF coordinates international activities of Ju-Jitsu, establishes technical and organisational rules, organises and controls international events, represents Ju-Jitsu worldwide and makes decisions on possible controversial matters.
In 1977, following a joint initiative from Germany, Italy and Sweden, the EUROPEAN JU-JITSU FEDERATION (EJJF) was founded. Ten years later in 1987, when all the main European Countries were already members of EJJF the scope of the initiative was expanded to the worldwide scenario.
In fact, in 1987, the International Assembly founded the International Ju-Jitsu Federation, whilst EJJF continued its activity becoming one of Continental Unions within IJJF, as EJJU.On 30th of July 1998 an extraordinary Congress in Malaga (ESP) the International Ju-Jitsu Federation accepted the new name of Ju-Jitsu International Federation and the new abbreviation JJIF.
” Board meetings and Annual Congress, where strategies, objectives and management issues of JJIF are discussed, decided and ratified.
” Technical sessions; where National Representatives work to improve technical programmes and to establish the rules for international championships. Competitions are based on Technical Evaluation, between coupes of athletes from the same team (Duo System), or on Direct Opposition between athletes from different teams (Fighting System).
” Examinations for International Instructors and Referees.
” A series of Camps where Ju-Jitsu training is associated to seasonal recreational sports (skiing, sailing, etc.) and to social events.
” Participation in selected initiatives promoted by Associations of International Sports Federations.