CLM 4, other than discussing a new training methodology, asks an important question…’why?’ When you read CLM 4, it may make you question a lot of what you have learned in martial art. Why? That’s exactly the question…why? Why have you studied? Why do you act as you do? When you ask why…you can learn […]
From the Pramek Archives: 2011 – Raw footage from training in the park! Talk about an old video! I still wasn’t fully gray yet! I guess we could go even older, back to 2002. Soon, soon. On this one, pre-& and The Gear I go through ground transitions, debris clearing, and dynamic rolls. You’ll hear […]
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 […]
Matt teams up with Sage Dynamics to discuss pistol disarm reality. Working with Aaron Cowan of Sage, Matt and Aaron go through the concepts of self-defense against the firearms, both armed and unarmed. Matt covers the unarmed, Aaron the armed, and then they discuss the realities of pistol disarm training.
Let your body move you…don’t move your body. Knee mobility exercises! Try it out, let us know how it works for you!
Sarah Jamieson from Moveolution.com was in Atlanta training with Matt for a few days. Lot’s of great instructional footage coming…and we put a taste on Instagram. Putting @moveolution through a strike drill. Chest strikes aren't effective for creating space…in this upcoming video at Pramek.com we go thru how to create space and she explains the […]
Did you check out the article on Matt and Pramek at Military.com? Thanks for the write up, Daily PT!
In this video, Matt shows you a method of increasing your knee mobility!
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 […]
We would like to thank Wolf Fitness Systems for being a gracious host, once again, to Matt Powell to teach the first ever master class. It was a hit and the group had a great time – we covered both stand up and ground. We will be adding some video soon, and more photos, but […]
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? […]
Friends… Earlier on our Facebook, after some comments about our falling methods as compared to other traditional styles, I posted a challenge based on our video, ‘&’: bit.ly/V1G3WE I said would pay someone $300 if they come to Atlanta and do traditional break falls and rolls, in shorts and t-shirt with no hat, in areas where […]
Introduction to Internal Degrees of Freedom Part 1 by Stephen Braybrook. Degrees of freedom refer to motion of a rigid body in three dimensional space time and distance. These are translation in three perpendicular axes concerning Moving up and down (heaving) Moving left and right (swaying) Moving forward and backward (surging) Combined with rotation about […]