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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tension Testing

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Prior to the release of the CLM Directed Perceptual Testing methods (http://pramek.com/p-shop/product/clm-manual-2-directed-perceptual-testing/) we ran 9 months worth of final trials to test out the methods. One of the methods we discuss in the manual is tension testing, which is the first step in the DPT process.   In the video (after the 2 minute intro) […]

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 […]

Check out this interview with Matt Powell

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The folks at Martialpreneur.tv interviewed Matt recently on some of the technology we use here at Pramek, like interactive manuals! A fun interview that dives into a multiple number of topics, like how to utilize online shops, film your own videos professionally, and some little known history of Pramek. http://martialpreneur.tv/episodes/episode-19-creating-interactive-manuals-with-matt-powell-founder-of-pramek/ Special thanks to Scott Paterson! […]

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? […]

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 […]

Boxing and being a balanced fighter…

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Friends Without being a well-rounded fighter you are not a good fighter. We posted a video on Facebook of me working on a great company’s heavy bag system and I get message like ‘Why are you boxing?’ ‘Why are you working on a bag, it doesn’t hit back!’ One word: pankration. The truth is if […]

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 […]

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 […]

The lie…

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There is a slippery slope in training that most don’t recognize, and that is bragging about who you train. This goes for anyone – martial art, combatives, health and fitness, firearms, LEO, whatever it may be. Your reputation is your currency in the training world – and far too often people let marketing to make […]

Depth Perception

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Friends First, happy holidays!  It was a great day today in Atlanta for Thanksgiving…as in, way too much food. We posted a video on Youtube about The Wedge and Footwork.   One of the things we discuss in the video is depth perception and I’ve had a lot of questions about depth perception in terms […]

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 […]

Pramek

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Welcome to Pramek.com, home of the Pramek Survival System. Here you will find information on Pramek, it’s history, as well as the latest on training and products releases. From health and fitness to combatives and self-defense, Pramek has been taught to various military units, private security groups, executive protection professionals, police forces, and civilians around […]