2018 Seminar Course List

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The 2018 Seminar Course List is finalized! Looking to bring Pramek to your school? Our courses, taught by Matt Powell, David Dempsey, or Dr. John Landry, are not just seminars – they are experiences.  Down to the minute, these 10 hour blocks of instruction are designed to give the most information in the shortest amount of […]

Seminar Footage: Ground Movement with Weapons

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In this video, Matt Powell, while teaching at Pramek Cleveland, demonstrates different types of ground movements with weapons. This is not meant to be direct firearms instruction, but how to utilize weapons training to reinforce proper movement mechanics.  In the online and social media world, ‘rolling’ with pistols has become a fad.  Matt specifically discusses […]

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 […]

Takedown – free instructional video

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As we gear up to begin releasing new videos for 2014 and close down filming for 2013 (we released a lot of material this year), we wanted to share one more free instructional on Youtube on leg attacks and the screw. One common question at seminars that we get is, ‘Yea, but does that takedown […]

Pramek Master Class: Levers

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We are proud to announce December 14th, 2013 Matt Powell will be teaching the first Pramek Master Class on Levers at Wolf Fitness Systems in Salinas, CA. A Pramek Master class is an intricate study of the fundamentals of Pramek with students who have attended multiple seminars and developed a foundation of understanding of Pramek, […]

Combatives and Striking from Salinas CA

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Here are some images from our recent seminar in Salinas, CA! Learn more about combative striking with our discounted 4 hours for $50 at:  http://pramek.com/p-shop/product/combative-striking-series-four-hours-of-instruction/ We studied the physics of striking, combatives, clinch, the psychology of violence, as well as MMA combat applications.   It was a great combative striking seminar and we can’t wait […]

How to break thru a boxing defense…

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In this video from the ‘Combative Striking’ clinic at Wolf Fitness Systems, Matt Powell demonstrates using a three point strike to break through an opponents upper frame hand position. Try it with a training partner, you’re sure to find positive results.  As Matt explains, this is a committal strike – best used with a short […]

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 […]

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 […]

Taking pride in your work…

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Do you take pride in your work? I’m fortunate to have patient students. Your students are your mirror – they show every scowl, every scar, every bruise, every problem.  Or they show every laugh line, lesson learned,  every ‘light bulb’ moment. Do you have a broken mirror?  Do you have a mirror you don’t like […]

You Never Know How Many Lives You Will Save…

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You Never Know How Many Lives You Will Save… by: Aaron Cowan Founder, Sage Dynamics Pramek FFA Instructor When I attended my first instructor level course; the class that would allow me to begin training law enforcement officers, I was given a piece of advice I have carried with me ever since. “You will never […]

Shooting and the idea of center mass…

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Friends Over the weekend we hosted our first Weapons Mastery Series class in Atlanta…a success, our FFA instructor Aaron Cowan taught an amazing 8 hours of Handgun Fundamentals.  400 rounds and blisters later, we left exhausted and challenged.  Video’s coming soon 🙂 I have often spoke of why we have divisions within Pramek for instruction, and it […]

How to whip strike…

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How about a free instructional? How to throw a strike – ‘the Russian whip strike’ – from Pramek’s Combative Striking Series. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbiFhBECEUQ&feature=youtu.be Send it around to friends, post it on Facebook, spread it on a forum. This will give you an idea of the 4 hour series we’re releasing on striking.  It’s indepth, covering every […]