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The mission of the U.S. Army Combatives School is to train Leaders and Soldiers in close quarters Combatives in order to instill the Warrior Ethos and prepare Soldiers to close with and defeat the enemy in hand to hand combat.

Modern Army Combatives (MACP) is the approved combatives system of the US Army.  It was developed in the late 1990's by the Army Rangers.  Modern Army Combatives (MACP) is a close quarters combatives system grounded on a philosophy to close with and destroy the enemy.  Armed Forces Combatives and G.I. JuJitsu recognizes the hard work and dedication of Modern Army Combatives instructors by offering them a promotion in JuJitsu.  G.I. JuJitsu is chartered under the Midori Yama Budokai.  The Midori Yama Budokai an organization for the propagation of martial styles and techniques with the purpose of maintaining traditional values and the intent of the original martial arts styles.  G.I. JuJitsu has been a member of the Midori Yama Budokai since 2008 and is proud to offer promotions to instructors of Modern Army Combatives (MACP). 

The Modern Army Combatives Program (MACP) has four levels of instructors.  MACP level I instructors are able to teach basic combative skills to Soldiers.  The MACP level I course is 40 hours.  MACP level II instructors are able to teach basic and advanced ground fighting combative skills to Soldiers.  The MACP level II course is 80 hours.  MACP Level III instructors are able to teach basic and advanced ground fighting skills, stand up striking, and they are able to certify MACP level I instructors.  The MACP level III course is 160 hours.  MACP level IV instructors are able to teach basic and advanced ground fighting skills, stand up striking, conduct post level tournaments, ensure quality control, advise unit commanders on how to implement combatives training into the unit’s METL, and they are able to certify MACP level II instructors. 

Armed Forces Combatives conducts Modern Army Combatives Level I and II instructor certifications courses.  Armed Forces Combatives has certified level IV instructors that conduct the training.

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