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Pinching Breakthroughs, Finally!

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Tom Scibelli    1,142
Tom Scibelli

Huge lifts Jon! Congrats!

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Chez    3,193
Chez

Very Strong Work Jon.

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Eric Roussin    988
Eric Roussin

Great lifts!

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Shoggoth    1,726
Shoggoth

Nice!

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CANCRUSHER    358
CANCRUSHER

That's some elite pinch bro!

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David Mitti    715
David Mitti

Big Congrats Jon!

Very strong pinching!

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kodyburns    482
kodyburns

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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odin    576
odin

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

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jvance    1,337
jvance

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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hellswindstaff    158
hellswindstaff

How did you train for this broski?

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1stCoC    802
1stCoC

Welcome to the Hundo Club! Nice!

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Mike Sharkey    1,247
Mike Sharkey

Very nice dude. Strong pinching.

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jvance    1,337
jvance

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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jvance    1,337
jvance

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.com/watch?v=o3WXyjlMTkk&feature=c4-overview&list=UUIrFUbMC07Ui9wDvFvYFYYw

2hp: 208.8 (soo close!):------>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SR7J_Uo1vFQ&list=UUIrFUbMC07Ui9wDvFvYFYYw

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kodyburns    482
kodyburns

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

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robertmiller67    206
robertmiller67

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

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monstagripp    63
monstagripp

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

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

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Cannon    2,481
Cannon

WOW! well done.

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climber511    2,349
climber511

Congratulations! Can't wait to see what you do at Gripmas!!!

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jvance    1,337
jvance

Congratulations! Can't wait to see what you do at Gripmas!!!

Thanks Chris! Should be a lot of fun, can't wait

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raven    2
raven

How did you train for this broski?

Lots of different widths and angles..

Can you expand a bit on angles, please.

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jvance    1,337
jvance

Basically angling the hand inward on the setup and then straightening the hand to the conventional pinch set up. This seems to help the skin make maximum contact with the steel. Watch how I set up one the first 1hp video at the the beginning of this thread. I set my thumb first then bring the fingers downward in order. Everything is deliberate and meticulous. No nose tork on my pinch lifting, it's a very mentally involved lift with complex mechanics. I get my best pulls when I'm calm and relaxed.

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