Dr. John Landry and I talk about combat knives, and the strengths and weaknesses of choosing a fixed versus a folding blade. Knives are a popular topic these days, which is why we chose to make this video. I’ve always been a folder guy, with my Spyderco Harpy at the ready, but Dr. Landry will […]
Pramek’s own, Dr. John Landry’s, new article on the concepts behind a fixed versus a folder. We have a video about this releasing soon, but this is a great article to get your mental juices flowing. A lot of people have said, ‘But I can’t carry that where I live’ and here’s our answer to […]
On our newsletter we are doing a month of discussion on targeting the body. So if you aren’t a member of our newsletter, make sure you join!!! In so many martial arts, strikes and punching are trained at high levels. In combatives, strikes and punching are secondary to targeting the body for maximum damage. When […]
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 […]
For sale in the shop now for $10! 30 minutes of instruction, including: – What is ‘picking the lock’ in a grab release and the options it gives. – Turning grab releases into takedowns with two different transitions.. – The mechanics of releases. – Levering to remove equilibrium. – Countering the counter attack. – Working […]
You can’t just push into the chest. Many times we see women (and men) being taught to strike at the chest or push into the chest…but this doesn’t stop an attacker, only pause them. Women’s self defense requires more tactical understanding. In this video, Matt works with Sarah Jamieson from http://moveolution.com on proper striking targets.
The kick. I have spent a lot of time lately watching Chinese martial art movies (and man, can they make good movies in China now). In a time long gone by, it seems the Asian Martial Arts were the dominant force in world martial art education. But, as I often talk about PramekRadio, this is […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Before you grab, you have to select a goal. In this video, Matt Powell teaches and demonstrates the primary answer in how to select a goal when grabbing: why are you grabbing?
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 […]
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 […]