Ready for some new video? Well, the trickle has begun… After seeing a ‘dynamic squatting’ video this morning where I was pretty sure the sheering force on the knees was gonna make someone’s patella fly off, I decided to post this one. Don’t skip to it, but at 1:07-1:14 you’ll see how this is supposed […]
If you bought our video, Organizing The Fight (http://pramek.com/p-shop/product/organizing-the-fight/), you might have noticed a really strong guy who was my training partner throughout. Arash has been a Pramek stalwart for a long time, and what he lacks in graceful mechanics he makes up in heart and power. So, it is with a swollen heart that […]
Let your body move you…don’t move your body. Knee mobility exercises! Try it out, let us know how it works for you!
Our coordination with Onnit Academy is now even higher as our founder Matt Powell has passed Level 1 Certification for Onnit Academy. Be on the look out for Level 3 courses Matt will be teaching for Onnit, as well as new instructionals Onnit will have by Matt for combatives how-to’s! This road began years ago […]
In this 4th video of the series, Matt dives deep into the topic of mechanics and repeatability in tactical movement. Working with Dr. John Landry of the upcoming TLT (Transitional Lethal Tactics) program, Matt works with Dr. Landry on how to become more accurate in close quarters.
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 […]
ActiveTimes.com, one of the largest fitness blogs, asked Matt recently what he would recommend people have fallen off the fitness wagon do to climb back on. Check out his advice by clicking here!
What is tactical movement? When it comes to firearms, it’s keeping both hands on the gun as often as possible. In the the new MSF series, Matt shows you in a 4 part series what tactical movement is. Make sure to go by the new MSF website, or click Fitness above, for more fitness information […]
People have asked for years, ‘When will Pramek release a full fitness program?’ MSF answers this. The brain-child of Matt Powell, MSF is Mission Specific Fitness. A new website and program specifically geared for civilians and law enforcement, this is a program unlike any other. Have a taste, and go by MSF to check out […]
Did you check out the article on Matt and Pramek at Military.com? Thanks for the write up, Daily PT!
Matt discusses the finer mechanics of a wrist release, why we drag an opponent, and how fight training is like kettlebell lifting.
The first in the Warrior Mode Series for Pramek, this biomechanics focused training is led by Pramek Fitness Lead Coach, Erik ‘Esik’ Melland (click for bio). In Warrior Mode Basic Training, Erik takes the student through a person, detailed program of bodyweight exercises compiled into a series of routines in a system Erik has created […]
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 […]
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 […]
Efficiency in movement has been a buzzword in the martial art world for a long time, but recently has fallen by the way side as many instructors look toward teaching something more easily explainable. For example, efficiency in movement is not as easy to discuss as joint mobility. The concepts behind the two are similar…each […]
As many of you know, Pramek videos exclusively inhouse with our partner Key Intel Media. We are very excited that the new filming space is coming along nicely. You will see the rewards from this with the upcoming slew of content and video instruction!
We are proud to announce December 14th, 2013 Matt Powell will be teaching the first Pramek Master Class on Levers at Wolf Fitness Systems in Salinas, CA. A Pramek Master class is an intricate study of the fundamentals of Pramek with students who have attended multiple seminars and developed a foundation of understanding of Pramek, […]
A great article from Pramek Instructor Level 1, Dennis Zijlstra, of Holland: ‘We train. We make jokes, and laugh. We giggle while we punch, or get punched.We sweat. We train… and are having fun…each week again. The best part is that we are learning. By trail and error. By falling and getting up again. But […]
In the martial arts, we talk alot about two subjects…science and short cuts. Tighten up the circles, a quicker way to execute a throw, The science and understanding of equilibrium is one of the fastest short-cuts to achieve results that we have at our disposal. First, let’s look at the physiology of equilibrium. Human equilibrium […]
What is joint mobility? I have recently been inundated with questions about this topic, about moving efficiently versus inefficiently, what is joint mobility? We see it everywhere…’joint mobility.’ The buzz word so often used to describe…what? That one can rotate their joints? Maybe they can stretch further? Perhaps some really cool exercises that look difficult? […]