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#1 OFFLINE   jvance

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Posted 08 October 2013 - 07:15 PM

FINALLY: 101.2 pound one hand pinch :)
http://m.youtube.com...h?v=9KgpevZ44V0

FINALLY!!!: pinching two 45 plates
http://m.youtube.com...h?v=a7qJ6WI0EEg
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#2 ONLINE   Tom Scibelli

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Posted 08 October 2013 - 07:24 PM

Huge lifts Jon! Congrats!

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Posted 08 October 2013 - 08:05 PM

Very Strong Work Jon. 



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Posted 08 October 2013 - 08:09 PM

Great lifts!



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Posted 08 October 2013 - 08:58 PM

Nice!

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Posted 08 October 2013 - 10:50 PM

That's some elite pinch bro!



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Posted 08 October 2013 - 11:33 PM

Big Congrats Jon!
Very strong pinching!

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 12:34 AM

It's been amazing seeing Jon's progress. With his strength abilities coupled with his attitude and his training insights, its no suprise to me to see him pulling off world class grip feats this early in his grip career. I think he's PR'd everytime he's came over to train in one area or another. Nice to see you pull off the 45's bro. I know you've been wanting that one !
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Posted 09 October 2013 - 10:41 AM

Very strong stuff and something to be proud of. Congrats!

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 04:44 PM

You've quickly reached a level of hand strength that most never get to, Congratulations Jon!



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Posted 10 October 2013 - 05:54 AM

thank you guys for the kind words... huge thanks Kody for all the mentoring - especially with the pinch (which until this point was a struggle of mine)... without your expertise, i don't think i'd be anywhere close to where i am


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Posted 10 October 2013 - 09:06 PM

How did you train for this broski?



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Posted 11 October 2013 - 07:01 AM

Welcome to the Hundo Club! Nice!

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Posted 11 October 2013 - 03:30 PM

Very nice dude.  Strong pinching.  



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Posted 11 October 2013 - 05:23 PM

Very nice dude.  Strong pinching.  

Thanks Mike

 

How did you train for this broski?

 

Lots of different widths and angles.. Honestly, my pinch was a huge weakness till i got my own euro this summer... i just love experimenting with the thing - i never just lift it in a workout... i do all kinds of things with hand positioning too... i just now think i've figured out my own way of gripping the surface

 

Also, getting to train with the reigning king of pinch Kody Burns helps a lot too.. the guy is just an encyclopedia of grip knowledge and its crazy to see the things he does so easily

 

Welcome to the Hundo Club! Nice!

Thanks Richard!


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Posted 29 October 2013 - 12:29 PM

More pinch breakthroughs today... all the brutal volume training is paying dividends!!

 

Bodyweight:  192.4

 

Left hand 1hp:  93.2 PR (.48 of BW lift)

Right right 1hp: 102.0 PR (.53 of BW lift)

2hp:  207.6 (1.07 of BW lift) ------>http://www.youtube.c...07Ui9wDvFvYFYYw

2hp:  208.8 (soo close!):------>http://www.youtube.c...07Ui9wDvFvYFYYw


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#17 OFFLINE   kodyburns

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Posted 30 October 2013 - 04:31 PM

damn brothaman ! movin right along. your journey continues to inspire me ! just awesome ! nice freakin work bud !



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Posted 01 November 2013 - 04:37 PM

Nice work Jon! 2-45s is a milestone for sure!!

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 02:03 PM

Nice work Jon! 2-45s is a milestone for sure!!

2-35s is a milestone 2-45s is a feat!


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Posted 15 November 2013 - 02:53 PM

WOW!  well done.