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How to Prevent Thumb Tears on Two Hands Pinch

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

This video talks about the most important factors in preventing skin tears when pinching: what you’re lifting, the edge of what you’re pinching, the placement you use with your thumb. The video also will help you make some modifications so that you experience fewer tears.

For additional resources and information on reducing skin tears when training pinch grip, check out the links below:

Skin Tear Prevention Article

Get Your Napalm Pinch Device

Two Hands Pinch Training DVD

Two Hands Pinch Workshop

All the best in your Pinch Grip Training.

Jedd

This Week in Grip Episodes 9 & 10

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Allen Heineck and I have been chugging along like a steaming locomotive with This Week in Grip.

Unfortunately, I fell behind in posting them on the site.

So, let’s get caught back up! Here’s episodes 9 & 10.

This Week in Grip – Episode 9

This Week in Grip – Episode 10

We will most likely be taking a week off this weekend, as I will be traveling back from FitCon 2017. I’ll be trying to get as much video as possible, so be sure you subscribe to my YouTube Channel <= Click That Link and Subscribe Today.

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All the best in your training.

Jedd

This Week in Grip Episode 8

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

This Week in Grip

This Week in Grip – Episode 7

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

This Week in Grip – Episode 7

Winter Grip Fest 2017 Results

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

This past weekend was the Winter Grip Fest, held 2/18/17 in Wyalusing PA at the Diesel Gym, Jedd’s House of Strength.


ABOVE: Pat Maizels, Luke Raymond, Jedd Johnson, Eric Lloyd, Pete Hustek,
Tim Butler (behind), Eirik Bruun Ingebretsen, Chris Andrade, Peter Nickless, Don Smitley

A fun competition, with a great group of guys, my personal highlight was setting a World Record in the #4 Silver Bullet Hold.

#4 Silver Bullet World Record

Here are all the attempts of all the competitors.

Winter Grip Fest: Silver Bullet – Attempts 1 Through 3

Next event was the Two Hands Pinch.

Winter Grip Fest: Two Hands Pinch

Next event was the Pickaxe Lift to the Front

Winter Grip Fest: Pickaxe Lift to the Front

Next event was the Bull Ring Hub Lift

Winter Grip Fest: Bull Ring Hub Lift

The last event was the Pinch Block Hold for Time

Winter Grip Fest: Pinch Block Hold for Time

During and after the competition, several awesome feats went down, especially ones set by the Big Man from Norway, Eirik Bruun Ingebretsen.

Eirik Bruun Ingebretsen – Thick Bar Feats

Time Butler also brought up a couple of cool grip challenge items to try.

Here’s Tim’s half 70lb Globe dumbbell head, called a Glob.

Lifting the Half 70lb Glob

Here’s Tim’s Half 120lb Hex with the handle still attached. When lifting a block weight with the handle still on (especially on the thumb side) it makes it quite a bit more difficult.

Lifting the Half 120 Hex with Handle on Thumb Side

Thanks for bringing those up brother!

I’m pumped everyone was able to make it for this small, yet very fun competition.

If anyone is interested in learning how I train the Silver Bullet, then please be sure to check out my Silver Bullet Workout DVD below.

All the best in your training.

Jedd