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  1. TKD18 is offline

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    Posted On:
    3/26/2004 6:32am


     Style: Tae Kwon Do

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!

    Forearms

    How do you all strengthen your forarms?

    The only things that are helping me are

    : Nunchaku
    : holding weights out, straining the arm
    : The effects of weightlifting
    : Grippers
    : punching the heavy bag

    can anyone add anything?
  2. wingchunnewbie is offline

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    3/26/2004 6:50am


     Style: Wing Chun

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Learn the first form of Wing Chun from somebody, do it _slowly_ (take at least 20 minutes performing it) and hold all the hand positions as tightly as possible.
  3. Ronin is offline

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    3/26/2004 7:49am

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     Style: Shi Ja Quan

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    Reverse curls, that is like regular curls but instead of the palms facing up, they face down.
    Wrist curls with D.Bells.
  4. MrMcFu is offline

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    Posted On:
    3/26/2004 7:52am

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     Style: BJJ

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    Learn the first form of Wing Chun from somebody, do it _slowly_ (take at least 20 minutes performing it) and hold all the hand positions as tightly as possible.
    Whenever I try this, I keep yawning.
  5. Ippatsu182 is offline

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    Posted On:
    3/26/2004 7:55am


     Style: Muay Thai

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    You can also get a rope and tie one end to a pipe or a cylindrical piece of wood and tie the other end around a 10-lb plate. The movement is pretty easy, just pretend you're wringing out a wet towel. Continue this motion until the rope is completely around the pipe. After you finish, do it in the opposite direction. It should strengthen your forearms pretty well. Also you can increase the weight as you get stronger.
  6. Crazy Carl is offline

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    Posted On:
    3/26/2004 9:02am


     Style: Kickboxing

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    Do pull ups while hanging on to towels wrapped around the pole. You gripping the towel should do some good.
  7. Nid is offline

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    Posted On:
    3/26/2004 11:16am

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     Style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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    There are TONS of crap you can do for your grip.

    What Ippatsu said...that's a biggie.

    Deadlifting is a classic way.

    "Hammer" (or regular old pipe) levering. http://bigsteel.iwarp.com/Articles2/HammerMan.html
    http://www.bigsteel.iwarp.com/custom4.html

    And...

    ...****...

    This USED to be free. :( http://www.cyberpump.com/gripboard/
  8. wingchunnewbie is offline

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    3/26/2004 12:19pm


     Style: Wing Chun

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    Originally posted by MrMcFu
    Whenever I try this, I keep yawning.
    Great! then your jaw will be getting a workout too.
  9. virtual_mantis is offline
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    Posted On:
    3/26/2004 12:23pm

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     Style: 7 Star

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    pullups on a bar that rotates when you grab it.
  10. Xango is offline
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    Posted On:
    3/26/2004 2:24pm

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     Style: Chop Socky

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    Shotputs. Tea serving exercises, arm rolls, curls, you name it.

    They're round, you see. Having no handle makes a trivial amount of weight into real forearm/upperbody strength training.

    You may have to have hands of a certain size to make this work.
    I would liken it to the boxing or the muay thai of internal kung fu, even though that's like calling apples the oranges of the apple world. --WalkOn
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