Following Matt’s new non-martial art related book, UNDO is soft-launched today. As the new Pastless.net 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. […]
Let your body move you…don’t move your body. Knee mobility exercises! Try it out, let us know how it works for you!
With 33K views, it’s still a favorite out there. For anyone who has ever wondered about the mechanics of the well-known whip strike, here they are…
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 […]
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!
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.
What is rotation in combat?
Make sure to check out Matt Powell’s newest venture, Pastless, at http://pastless.net 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. […]
What’s the reality of edged weapon defense, empty hand and with a handgun? Check out the newest video from Pramek and Sage Dynamics, 27 minutes in length, to find out.
Make sure you go to Amazon to check out Matt’s author page…and pick up the CLM books if you haven’t yet!
There are a lot of ‘demonstrations’ of knife defense drills online, but very few are realistic. Usually the situation is perfect, the video highly edited for the perfect example, the student is smaller than the instructor and well coached on how to act, there is little to no true resistance. The knife attack defense is […]
On our newsletter we are doing a month of discussion on targeting the body. So if you aren’t a member of our newsletter, make sure you join!!! In so many martial arts, strikes and punching are trained at high levels. In combatives, strikes and punching are secondary to targeting the body for maximum damage. When […]
Last month Pramek lost a great student, influence, and friend. I met Barry Ostean when we were kids. He was my brother’s best friend. One of my earliest memories of Barry was driving back from hunting with him and we ran over a skunk. It was the smelliest ride I have ever had the displeasure […]
The Pramek CoE is a concept used in the CLM series. It’s a means of understanding how students learn and where they are in their learning. The following is an excerpt of CLM 3… The Cone of Experience, or in Pramek terminology, ‘CoE’, attempts to demonstrate communication and level of understanding from the form of […]
Matt is back on Talking Lead! In this hilarious episode, Matt and Lefthand run the gamut with knife defense, spring break as kids, the nature of anger, and the new way to solve combat: rock, paper, scissors! Click here to tune in! Want to hear more of Matt on Talking Lead? Check these episodes […]
We not only broke balance, we broke the expectation of what a martial art product can be. A PDF you can read, and watch, on your computer, laptop, Iphone, Samsung…it’s all here. Take it mobile, learn on the run!
When you are no longer learning from a teacher, coach, or trainer, it is very tough. I write this article from a personal standpoint – I’ve been there with a system, and a teacher. It becomes like a bad relationship as resentment grows. It is common to say in gambling someone stayed at the table […]
Can you move when it counts? Making movement work in the real world is sometimes a challenging task. Taking our movement learned in the gym or training room and then ‘weaponizing’ it means applying the principles toward a goal. In this video, Matt shows how to take the common movements taught in our video &: […]
Confined spaces, it’s horrifying. Anyone who has ever been forced into a wall knows – it’s a scary place to be. Available now in the shop, Against the Wall will take you deeper into the concept of close quarters and winning in the confined space than any videos out there.