Science. A head start.

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  Recently I read a post by an MMA instructor stating, ‘Why are people making things more difficult than they are?  Punch someone in the face…a punch is a punch, a face is a face.  It’s not all this biomechanics and thought.  Don’t overcomplicate what you are doing.’ I chuckled, wondering how many times this […]

Can you survive?

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Can you survive an attack at the vehicle? In this excerpt of one of our most popular videos ever, Matt and a student walk you through what it takes to survive an attack at the vehicle. Remember, join the newsletter for 25% off before you buy! Prepare to survive when a car jacking, kidnapping, or […]

What is signal anxiety?

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What is a feedback loop?  What is signal anxiety?  Why do people freeze? In Matt Powell’s new article at BreachBangClear, he answers these questions and the answer to them:  Mental Models. Two reactions are possible when we have panic-inducing anxiety. First, the mind can be overwhelmed with stimuli (for example, at the sight of a […]

Becoming the alpha male / female

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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 […]

The Rule of 25

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The 25% Rule of Pramek is our guiding rule in combatives. Will we always obey it?  No. But we can always train to it. Many combatives and martial art systems focus on the threat at hand, thinking little of what happens after the threat is addressed.  Many forget they need a reserve. By training to […]

Levers in Ground Submission

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We’ve had some questions about the ground fighting video on Youtube. Leverage on the ground is vital to submission and escapes, but the word ‘leverage’ is composed of ‘lever’ and in this seminar we taught various classes of levers in both stand up and ground fighting. In a Pramek guard to lever submission, we rely […]

Taking short cuts….

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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 […]

Relax

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I just finished a brutal move from one house to another. Most of the time I moved by myself because I didn’t want to wait on friends to get there…I’m a loner like that, and because it’s a good workout. It’s a good workout when you’re 21, and but at 35…well, I felt it. The […]

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 This question is exactly why we created our Conceptual Learning Method, […]

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 […]

A diagram…

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My house was built in the 1940’s.  In the small hallway is a telephone stand, built into the wall, popular at the time for the one phone in the house. On this stand is my wallet, sunglasses, keys, lip balm, Glock 23, my dual magazine holster, my favorite watches, and my bracelet. Above this stand […]

Pramek at Wolf Fitness Systems [video]

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Friends We really owe a lot of thanks to Wolf Fitness Systems for an excellent seminar…and I’ll be returning quite soon. But, just a little bit ago ESIK Productions uploaded a video of the seminar I didn’t even know what made…! It’s video of a few parts of our seminar set to some great music […]