EDJ Method and Systems

EDJ schools owners have access to the Methods and Systems through a comprehensive School Operations Manual and the Instructor’s Handbook that covers relevant information on areas like:

  • Jiu-Jitsu classes, curriculum and Programs

  • Sales Program

  • Marketing

  • Staffing

  • Business operations

Training and Support*

To help schools implement the EDJ Method and Systems, we offers several training activities and support geared towards the school’s staff. Since the EDJ Method and Systems are constantly updated our support group is a great resource for ongoing assistance and coaching on how to run different aspects of our school’s operations.

Personal Interactive Coaching - As a member of EDJ Association, you'll have access to daily interactive coaching via our exclusive private coaching group. Have an urgent question? Need immediate advice on a pressing issue? The answer you need is just a few keystrokes away!

Monthly Webinars On Topics You Choose - We hold regular webinars for our members on current, relevant topics that are important to your success as a school owner. As a member, you'll get a say in which new topics we tackle each month. And, you'll participate in live webinars where you'll get answers to your most pressing questions.

EDJ Certification Program - Instructors must be certified through our Instructors Course (IC).  All EDJ schools are expected to register its instructors at the EDJ Instructors Course Certification Program so they can be updated on how to teach classes under the guidelines of EDJ.

Instructors who complete the certification program receive a EDJ Certification and can order a copy of the instructor’s handbook. EDJ also issued certificates for those individuals who achieve the rank of a black belt under the EDJ Method and Systems.

Here are the most important training and support activities member schools have access to:

  • Operations Manual

  • Online Training Programs / Courses

  • School Owners Facebook Group

  • Webinars

  • Email/phone Support

  • Academy Conferences: Lead Generation / Sales / Student Retention

  • Online Team Meetings

  • Marketing Campaigns


Since 2015, we have led the effort to permanently host Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training camps in California. We have been hosting students from all over the world and creating great experiences & life long friendships. We also host events in Europe & South America, and continue expanding every year! For more info on our camps CLICK HERE

Be part of the Family

Individuals that are currently running a BJJ School or are planning to implement a BJJ Program at their martial art school are eligible. Schools and instructors that identify with our Mission Statement, Core Principles and match the minimum requirements are welcome.

The 1st step is to fill out the APPLICATION FORM BELLOW. The application will be evaluated and the applicant will be contacted within 5 business days.

Minimum Requirements

To become a part of the EDJ Association, you must comply with the set of rules and principles of good management and teaching practices established by EDJ Agreements

See below for some of the main requirements:

  • Monthly Fee: All affiliates and Official Schools must pay a monthly fee to maintain membership benefits.

  • Rank: you must be at least a blue belt to become an Affiliated School and at least a brown belt to become an Official School.

  • Training Uniforms: Official Logos must be used by all students and instructors from EDJ Schools. The Uniform Top and pants must have the same color during class.

  • Belt System: Every EDJ School must follow the belt system from the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation

  • Dojo Etiquette: Every EDJ School should follow the Dojo Etiquette protocol provided by EDJ Association

How to Join

The EDJ International Association was founded by Professor Juan Pablo Garcia in 2015 to provide support to help Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructors and school owners grow their schools and provide quality martial arts instruction for the entire family.

Our team works hard on developing and implementing EDJ method of Jiu-Jitsu instruction. Our curriculum, unique training philosophy, and well-structure classes make it easy for instructors to create a safe, positive and friendly environment to teach Jiu-Jitsu for men, women and child!

If you are passionate about Jiu-Jitsu and would like to dedicate your life to share your knowledge and you see yourself playing an important role in your community by establishing a quality Brazilian Jiu Jitsu School?

Please fill out the form. We will contact you shortly.