CLM 4 is coming.

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CLM 4: The State of Action The concept of having a student teach another student is one as old as learning. A teacher looks to students to fill knowledge gaps that either the teacher does not have time, or capacity, to fill. In a large classroom environment with a high quantity of students, a teacher’s […]

Pramek FL – The Wedge

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Dr. Landry of Pramek Florida demonstrates the wedge with students. He begins by demonstrating the basic wedge defense, and then moves toward a more combative approach to the wedge – wedging to the vagus nerve, forcing the head back, defending against the round house.  Dr. Landry looks deep in his teaching at West Palm Combatives […]

The Pulse (free video)

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If you’ve never seen the Pulse, be ready to understand why Pramek is such a different system of training than any other. While many systems talk about ‘biomechanics’ and ‘efficiency’, Matt breaks down the concepts into easy to understand bites in this video from 2012 – detailing the nature of energy, efficiency, and movement in […]


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Answering another question from the Pramek System Facebook about the reality of the standing rear naked choke in street fights and combatives. Dave demonstrates and explains a reversal, and then they discuss sport fighting versus reality, and the reality of standing versus seated rear naked chokes.


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Matt teams up with Dr. John Landry, an over 20+ year law enforcement veteran and well-known defensive tactics instructor, to talk about what do you do when the pistol doesn’t fire. Handgun self-defense doesn’t always include a round successfully discharging. When there is a failure, you need to have options. In this video Dr. Landry […]


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Following Matt’s new non-martial art related book, UNDO is soft-launched today. As the new site is built Matt decided to release this new book early to meet a personal goal of publishing his fifth book on his birthday!     Pramek fans will love this book as Matt systemizes personal-growth planning and self-help methods. […]

Notes on the podcast

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    Podcasts are amazing as they expand our message and more people find out about the work of Pramek.  It also invites criticism, some just, some not, and trolls…and I posted a few comments on our Facebook.  I’ve gotten more feedback and I feel some of the comments made warrant a further extent. Fitness […]

Matt on WeLikeShooting!

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  Make sure you go to We Like Shooting to listen to Matt’s interview! Matt like you’ve rarely heard him – direct, blunt, candid, and a lot of words for the martial art industry on what realism is, what real training is, and a lot of laughs! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN!

Detroit is open…

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Congrats to the Detroit Pramek Group for their first class. Make sure you go by our Detroit group’s page, say hello, and if you’re in the area…attend a class.          

Pastless is training the human mind

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Make sure to check out Matt Powell’s newest venture, Pastless, at Pastless is training the human mind – as Matt takes what he’s learned in nearly two decades of training with the top teachers in the world, as well as his own teaching, and showing how to change one’s brain for a better life. […]