Applying The Gear

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Movement’s like we teach in, when applying The Gear, and in our upcoming (sssshhhhh!) movement program are all about application. Whether you are moving the body to keep it young or moving the body to survive in a combat situation – controlling the body is vital. In Part 3 of the 4 part Tactical Movement […]

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 […]

F3 Releases

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This isn’t a fitness video of people lifting weights holding a pistol – this video combines the scientific process of CCIA (Combine, Coordination, Integrate, Assimilate) from Pramek with the firearms instruction of Sage Dynamics.  F3 is a method of fitness that constantly reinforces proper technique while making a shooter faster, more accurate, and stronger. Matt […]

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 […]

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 […]

In-depth Drill: Firearms

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In this video, Sage Dynamic’s Aaron Cowan and Pramek’s own, Matt Powell, evaluate a three-dimensional drill created by Andrew Nechetsky. Or copy and paste:  http://youtu.be/kVeDEBcBvE0   This drill focuses on the possible realities of a three-dimensional confrontation in which threats present from more than one direction.  This drill is further complicated by the presence of […]

Shearing: The push/pull method (video)

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The push/pull method of breaking balance is a popular one – but doesn’t always work effectively. Many use it, but in real life, it crumbles under the stress of a resistant enemy or opponent. In this video from our recent Salinas, CA seminar at Wolf Fitness Systems, we show the steps to effectively using the […]

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 […]

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 […]