(The tips in this Monk guide are meant simply as guidelines and the AA specs, rotations etc may not be the most optimal for your playstyle)
The Monk is a hand to hand fighter with both offensive and defensive capabilities. They excel at the front line of battle due to their high DPS and their defensive powers make them strong tanks as well.
Core Stats: Strength
Recommended Deity: Mithaniel Marr
Recommended AA Spec: Monk AA Spec (This is a good starting spec, but feel free to build / change it to suit your playstyle)
2) Baton Flurry
4) Crane Flock
Then cast based on recast. From shortest to longest recast time. And rise/repeat.