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Old 03-08-2010, 11:39 AM   #11
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Re: TGU - how the hell do you hold the KB?

Use a BB for TGU's instead...
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Old 03-09-2010, 04:45 PM   #12
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Re: TGU - how the hell do you hold the KB?

Feels like sort of a false grip for me...

You will figure it out.. the best fix is experience.
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Old 03-10-2010, 11:33 PM   #13
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Re: TGU - how the hell do you hold the KB?

In one of the Jeff Martone Vids(CF jounral) he specifically mentions using a false grip for TGU.
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Old 03-11-2010, 12:22 AM   #14
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Re: TGU - how the hell do you hold the KB?

make sure that the outside part of the bottom of your hand(I like to call it the heel of your hand) is where most of the weight on the kettlebell is.
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Old 03-14-2010, 01:09 PM   #15
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Re: TGU - how the hell do you hold the KB?

There's the junky way which hurts your forearms.

And there's the COOL way in which you hold it bell UP...
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