New shop products

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        A while ago someone asked me, ‘Matt, what supplements and equipment do you use?’ Anyone who has seen me lately knows that I’m leaner and more focused than I have ever been. Diet, workouts, training, learning…they all play an important role.  But, supplements play just as an important role.  As we […]

What if you are attacked at your vehicle?

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Defense around Vehicles has arrived.  What if someone tried to assault, carjack, kidnap, or rape you at your vehicle? What would you do? We take video instruction to a whole new level, with ‘Training Freeze’, lectures, real world scenarios with Spartan Training Gear, and the most up to date methods of surviving an attack at […]

The Frolov Device

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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 […]

What is training….smart?

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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 […]

Combative Striking

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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 […]

Warrior Mode Releases!

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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 […]

Attacking Balance

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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 […]

Fighting in confined spaces!

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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 […]

Combative Rotation Releases!

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We are proud to announce the release of Pramek’s newest Interactive Manual, ‘Combative Rotiation’!!!! It’s on sale now at:  http://pramek.com/p-shop/product/rotationmanual/ Combative Rotation is the most indepth study into the physics of rotation in combat ever produced, in Pramek’s innovative interactive manual format.  Combative Physics at it’s best! Combining over an hour of video instruction with […]

Are you an instructor or demonstrator?

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Which are you? An instructor or demonstrator? Or are you a teacher? In this video, Matt Powell discusses the difference between an instructor and a demonstrator. The difference between the two is the difference between a student who learns, and a student who excels to a new level. This question is exactly why we created […]

CLM Manual 3 Releases

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  Friends, We are excited to announce the release of the the third manual in the Conceptual Learning Method series. For those unfamiliar, Conceptual Learning Method, or CLM, is Pramek’s teaching and training philosophy.  Unlike many other styles and systems, we have a fully developed, researched adagogically based system for teaching, testing, and learning. An […]

Combative Striking – reduced price!

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For a special time, our 4 hour series, ‘Combative Striking’ is only $49.99. That’s 4 one hour videos for the price of some company’s one video. Available now for purchase and download at http://www.pramek.com/shop/default/combatstrike If you’re a newsletter subscriber, it’s even less! Over 4 hours of instruction on Combative Striking, this video takes you from […]

The Standing Armbar – a matter of physic (video)

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Often times we look at a standing armbar as a technique – and not an act of physics and mechanics. But, if we look a little deeper at the levers involved, we begin to see that we in actuality can do very little work if we let mechanical concepts take hold. First, take a look […]