Tag Archives: USAWA Rules

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 REAL Hack Lift

by Al Myers
Demonstration of the REAL Hack Lift!
Yesterdays story on the Hackenschmidt Floor Press opened up another topic for me (the Hack Lift) which I briefly discussed, but I think needs a little more discussion.  George “Hack” Hackenschmidt has been often tied to the naming of the Hack Lift.  As I stated yesterday, I feel […]

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