Matt’s back. In over a year we’ve only released a handful of new videos as Matt took time off to work on Pastless.net. As those around Pramek knew, Matt was eventually coming back. And now, he is…
We may be a little quiet, because Pramek is moving. That’s right, Matt is moving west…wish him luck! Don’t be a tired b… Go to PRAMEKRADIO.COM and listen to my interview with @greyfoxindustries Steve Aryan today! #pramek #podcast #cute #dogs #uhaul #pramekradio #2a #igmilitia #igguns #pitbull #pits A video posted by Matt Powell (@iammattpowell) on Oct […]
How do grabs work – Matt shows you from a recent seminar.
Check out Matt’s new article in Onnit Academy Magazine about the relationship between fitness and combatives!
I remember when the argument first started on forums. It’s an age old argument but technology has forced it to change. Instead of seminars or magazine reader write-ins, it had shifted to the digital space. ‘Mixed martial art is more effective than traditional martial art.’ ‘A traditional martial art master can overcome any mixed martial […]
Famous American Martial Arts instructor recognizes the power of breathing exercises Matt Powell, a successful martial arts instructor from the USA kindly shared his experience on using the Frolov device: «I began using the Frolov device in 2000 in coordination with my martial art training. I heard it mentioned by a teacher of mine and decided to buy one. I noticed the benefits immediately for my overall respiratory health. I just […]
When we decided to make Defense Around Vehicles, it was to answer a question: ‘What does Pramek look like in a fight?’ After 16 years, I can tell you: it looks like training smart. It’s a conundrum that has affected reality based combatives for a long time. Carl Cestari, an amazing teacher, used to be […]
From Monderno.com ‘It is not enough to think we own the ground we stand on. A criminal or aggressor is not a psychic reading our thoughts – they must read what they see. When they see a confident individual they must decide if they will come into the space that the confidence exists within and […]
Strategy? Biomechanics? Distraction? Power development? Proper form? It’s all here – in 4 hours of education. Combative Striking is the ultimate in innovation for striking. Want to learn ‘ballistic striking?’ It’s here. Want to learn how to create a ‘fatal funnel?’ It’s right here. Want to learn the mechanics of a proper […]
We got a new shipment of Spartan gear this week. It’s the Elite gear…it’s so comfortable Matt decided he’s never taking it off. In all seriousness, Spartan Gear will take your training to the next level. Many times our students, in zero protective gear, or general boxing gear, will hold back in their training because […]
The first in the new CLM Video Series, Organizing the Fight, is an hour and a half deep dive into making the fight less complex, more manageable, and high levels of skills more attainable. This video covers it all and is our most indepth yet into the science of learning and fighting. Available now for […]
Why those crazy strikes? You can learn this more indepth with our video Combative Striking: Combative Striking Series: Four Hours of Instruction I often have people ask me, lately, ‘Why are you showing a strike with your arm up like that? Why don’t you just punch the guy straight in the nose?’ Good question. A […]
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 […]
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 […]
Attacking the vestibular: one of the most effective close quarters methods available for maximum damage. The vestibular (inner ear) system is the key to our equilibrium – when we attack it, we attack the very ability of an enemy to stand. Below is a great article for a student to understand the vestibular system. http://vestibular.org/understanding-vestibular-disorder/human-balance-system […]
Pramek’s newest, ‘Against the Wall’, releases! We are pleased to announce the release of our newest instruction, ‘Against the wall: Fighting in Confined Spaces.’ In this 2 hour instructional video, Matt Powell shoots in three locations teaching the science, movement, and methods of fighting in confined spaces. Moving from the studio to a basement to […]
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 […]
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