Handguns

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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 […]

Weapons and the Ground

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One of the most frustrating things to watch when people teach ground movement and weapons…is the weapons become secondary to the movement. This is how you can tell if someone is trained on the weapon…or trained on the movement. Movement becomes subservient to the weapon and the safety and direction of the weapon. If you […]

What is Transitional Lethal Tactics

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Welcome to TLT…Transitional Lethal Tactics. Dr. John Landry, who gained his PhD in adult learning and was editor for two our our CLM manuals, has more than 25 years of law enforcement experience, spanning from patrol to detective, undercover, SWAT, and law enforcement academy director. Dr. Landry and Matt (our founder) have coordinated together for […]

Applying The Gear

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Movement’s like we teach in, when applying The Gear, and in our upcoming (sssshhhhh!) movement program are all about application. Whether you are moving the body to keep it young or moving the body to survive in a combat situation – controlling the body is vital. In Part 3 of the 4 part Tactical Movement […]

What is signal anxiety?

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What is a feedback loop?  What is signal anxiety?  Why do people freeze? In Matt Powell’s new article at BreachBangClear, he answers these questions and the answer to them:  Mental Models. Two reactions are possible when we have panic-inducing anxiety. First, the mind can be overwhelmed with stimuli (for example, at the sight of a […]

#tbt Talking Lead

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It’s #TBT time, Throw Back Thursday to Matt on Talking Lead! Talking Lead, one of the largest and most popular online firearms, self-defense, and equipment podcasts recently our own Matt Powell on for three episodes! Filled with jokes, indepth discussion, stories, and information about firearms and combatives – you’re sure to enjoy these. Episode 1 […]

Matt Powell on Talking Lead

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Talking Lead, one of the largest and most popular online firearms, self-defense, and equipment podcasts recently our own Matt Powell on for three episodes! Filled with jokes, indepth discussion, stories, and information about firearms and combatives – you’re sure to enjoy these. Episode 1 with Matt Powell Episode 2 with Matt Powell Episode 3 with […]

F3 Releases

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This isn’t a fitness video of people lifting weights holding a pistol – this video combines the scientific process of CCIA (Combine, Coordination, Integrate, Assimilate) from Pramek with the firearms instruction of Sage Dynamics.  F3 is a method of fitness that constantly reinforces proper technique while making a shooter faster, more accurate, and stronger. Matt […]

Seminar Footage: Ground Movement with Weapons

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In this video, Matt Powell, while teaching at Pramek Cleveland, demonstrates different types of ground movements with weapons. This is not meant to be direct firearms instruction, but how to utilize weapons training to reinforce proper movement mechanics.  In the online and social media world, ‘rolling’ with pistols has become a fad.  Matt specifically discusses […]

The Pramek basement: simunitions

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Pramek spans beyond martial art, combative, and movement training and explores our science through a variety of means. Over the weekend, while filming a new video series, we took the Simunitions FX equipment into Matt’s basement for a force on force study of on-cover and off-cover techniques. The relationship between Pramek and Sage Dynamics is […]