Fatima Bint Mubarak Women’s Sports Academy is preparing for a new year full of plans and strategies
The agenda of the Fatima Bin Mubarak Women’s Sports Academy for the year 2022 testifies to the momentum and intensity of various activities for all groups of women in society. Within it, tournaments are held every year in accordance with the wishes of women who prefer to play different sports, in a safe environment and appropriate privacy during the event, through which participants are encouraged to join, compete and practice social sports.
One of the most important international tournaments held by the Academy was the ninth edition of the Fatima Bint Mubarak International Show Jumping Academy Cup, which was attended by more than 230 riders from more than 20 countries, who participated in 18 competitions in this prestigious global event. whose total prize pool is 685 thousand UAE dirhams. It is the only tournament dedicated only to female competition at the international level. After that, the Academy organized the fourth edition of the Women’s Blitz Chess Championship, which was held at the Abu Dhabi Ladies Club, where the number of participants reached almost 100 players, including 4 players with the title of Grand International Master, which is the highest title at the board game level.
The events organized by the Fatima Bint Mubarak Academy last year were accelerated by the instructions of Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, President of the General Union of Women, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, Supreme President of the Family Development Foundation, “Mother Emirati”, and the close monitoring of Sheikha Fatima bint Hazaa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the Council. Fatima Bint Mubarak Women’s Sports Academy Board and President of Abu Dhabi Ladies Club and Al Ain Women’s Club, thus enhanced the amazing journey of excellence that the academy follows. Based on the directives of Her Highness and her patronage, sports competitions and tournaments were launched, the most important of which was the first edition of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Gulf Academy Cup for women. Volleyball With the participation of six Gulf teams, the UAE was represented in the tournament by the Fatima Bint Mubarak Academy teams, Al Wasl and Sharjah Women’s Sports Club, with the participation of clubs from the Gulf countries, including: Noura University Club from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Salwa Al Sabah Club from Kuwait and Bahrain Club. The tournament was held at the Ju-Jitsu Arena in Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi.
In addition to the launch of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Award for Women’s Sports in its sixth edition, which is the first of its kind in the region, which mainly aims to empower women and highlight their achievements in the sports sector, so the event serves as an excellent opportunity for Arab sportswomen to appreciate and celebrating their achievements.
The academy has also established special teams under its umbrella, including volleyball and basketball teams and academy jockeys, and has provided empowerment programs by setting up training camps to encourage girls to take up sports professionally and gain the experiences they have through team-building exercises under under the supervision of specialized trainers Highly qualified and experienced.
In addition to the effective and influential participation of the team of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Women’s Sports Academy in the most important international and local conferences, such as the Leaders Summit in the United Kingdom, with the participation of 400 international sports leaders, to discuss the most important events in the global sports industry, and the conference of the International Association for Physical Activity and Health is the Ninth organization of the Abu Dhabi Public Health Center, the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Show, the Women’s Sports Forum, the triple community basketball championship, then running and social cycling races for women, and has played a prominent role at the Sports Industry Forum while participating in the Abu Dhabi Bike Festival and the Al-Hadani Regions World Cycling Championship and held many virtual workshops coinciding with the pink month of October on the importance of exercise to avoid the risk of breast cancer On the occasion of Emirati Women’s Day, the initiative donating blood t also participated under Sha’a In addition to summer activities in Abu Dhabi at the exhibition area, through volleyball and basketball competitions, the Academy also organized a healthy cultural workshop called Scientific basis of body weight control for athletes, a health and sports workshop for children and many others.
The vice-president of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Academy for Women’s Sports, Dr. Omniyat Al-Hajri, said that the ambition has become greater through her work in recent times, as the organized events have witnessed a high demand for them, especially for her. This sport is in the Emirates, and this indicates the confidence and skills they gain from participating in their favorite activities and what it is based on in building outstanding heroines and developing personality and mental abilities in addition to the physical, in addition to enjoying the activity as an opportunity to socialize and develop networks knowledge and spending quality time with family and friends and positively dealing with life’s pressures, all of which will bring them many benefits in the long run.”