New on IG

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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 […]

The 5 Movements

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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 […]

Joint mobility…buzzwords versus results.

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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? […]

The $300 challenge

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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

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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 […]