Tag Archives: Pinch Grip

Rules for the Pinch Grip

by Al Myers
Mark Mitchell, of the Dino Gym, lifting 252# in the Pinch Grip at the 2012 Dino Gym Record Day. This is the ALL TIME best Pinch Grip in the history of the USAWA.
The first lift conducted in the USAWA Grip Championships will be the Pinch Grip.  This lift is in the rulebook under […]

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The Blob

by Al Myers
Scott "THE ENFORCER" Tully demonstates a pinch grip lift of two 50 pound blobs, one in each hand!!
A very popular gripping device that originated in the mid 1990’s was the Blob.  Initially, the term “the blob” referred to only the 50 pound end of a  York 100 lb. dumbbell (the heaviest dumbbell from the casting), […]

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My Pinch Grip Training

by Scott Schmidt
Greetings, Fellow Strongmen!
Scott Schmidt shows his AMAZING Pinch Grip – with a 2 Hand Pinch Grip of 180 pounds and a 1 Hand Pinch Grip of 115 pounds.
After a recent performance at the Historic Ambridge Bar Bell Club Challenge, I was asked to submit an article describing my training techniques for the […]

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