Monkey-Jits (BJJ) Operating System for Trainers

The Monkey-Jits (BJJ) Operating System is the core foundational curriculum that we first coach to all our students in our various Monkey Jits Garages and Academies around the world. The MJ-OS consists of 33 blocks, each containing essential components of the Jiu-Jitsu game.

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Rodney Author

Dr. Rodney King has taught personal threat management all over the world. His clients include special force military operators, law enforcement officers, and close protection teams. He completed is PhD, with a research focus in the role mindfulness plays in peak leadership performance. Rodney is regularly asked to present on the role of mindfulness in peak performance environments. As such, Rodney was a speaker at the Disruptive Passenger Global Security Event in London (2019) where he presented on the role of mindfulness in overcoming Amygdala Hijacking in an aviation security context. Rodney served in the South African Military’s VIP protection unit, and as a platoon sergeant was the lead unarmed combatives trainer for his unit.

Getting Started With Monkey-Jits OS For Trainers

Flow Block 1: Street Takedowns

Flow Block 2: Street Standing Submissions

Flow Block 3: Keeping The Fight Standing

Flow Block 4: Surviving The Takedown & Safety Stand

Flow Block 5: Surviving the Closed Striking Guard

Flow Block 6: Passing The Guard Techniques & Concepts

Flow Block 7: Countering 4P Passes

Flow Block 8: Full Half Guard & Escapes

Flow Block 9: Sweeps From The Bottom Guard

Flow Block 10: 5P Top Side-Control

Flow Block 11: Escaping 5P Side-Control

Flow Block 12: 5S Side-Control Submissions

Flow Block 13: Scarf Holds, Escapes & Submissions

Flow Block 14: Knee-Ride

Flow Block 15: Knee-Ride Submissions

Flow Block 16: North-South Positional Control

Flow Block 17: North-South Submissions

Flow Block 18: Escaping North-South

Flow Block 19: Gaining & Capturing The Mount

Flow Block 20: Primary Mount Submissions

Flow Block 21: Escaping The Mount

Flow Block 22: Top-Game Macro Flow

Flow Block 23: Holding Side-Mount


Flow Block 24: Side-Mount Submissions

Flow Block 25: Side-Mount Escapes

Flow Block 26: Gaining & Controlling The Back Mount

Flow Block 27: Back Mount Escapes

Flow Block 28: Back Mount Submissions

Flow Block 29: Controlling Turtle Position

Flow Block 30: Turtle Position Escapes

Flow Block 31: Turtle Position Submissions

Flow Block 32: Guard Recovery Strategy

Flow Block 33:  Surviving The Bottom in Self-Preservation

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