Joe Kinney, the man himself, teaches
you exactly how he trains
Joe's Famed #4 close -- which
has to be seen to be believed
- Not for the faint of heart!
The Floor Model Grip Machine
Details of "The Secret Weapon"
Let Joe open a beer for you...
WATCH THIS FIRST! - Get a Grip! - With Joe Kinney DVD Trailer
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They All Said It Couldn't Be Closed
...But They Were Wrong
The 365-pound #4 Gripper was supposed to be a joke... the gripper that no one would ever close... but Mr. Joe Kinney, from Bean Station, Tennessee
came along and proved them all wrong.
At 5'10 and 175-pounds, Joe wasn't a strongman, or even a weightlifter, but just a guy who made it his own personal challenge to
build some of the strongest hands in history. He closed the #3... and
not long after became the first man to CRUSH the 365-pound Ironmind #4 gripper...
It is a feat that people are still talking about and despite the fact that a few other individuals have come along to close the #4, none of them
has absolutely mashed it like Joe did. He ground the handles together and made it look like a toy.
Well, a short while after he became certified, Joe thought that a lot of people would be interested in
learning some of his unique training methods as well as see actual footage of his incredible #4 close so he put together a training
video entitled "Get a Grip!" with Joe Kinney.
If you were lucky enough to see a copy back, you know how informative it was - straight and to the point -
and containing the best grip training information ever put on film.
In recent years though, Joe
became busy with some other projects and had to put the video on the back burner.
In a stroke of luck I was able to track down Joe Kinney and we met up. We ended up hitting it off (keep reading down the page to find out more information
on how this happened). When I asked him
if I could re-release his grip video on DVD, he was all for it and so we are proudly making Joe Kinney's original Get a Grip! DVD
from 1998 available once again!
Joe starts off with a bang, MASHING the Ironmind #4 Gripper ~ caught on film
How Joe performs reps and "severe negatives" with his grippers, and the method he uses to avoid tearing up his hands
If you want to build strong fingers, you also need strong wrists - learn the innovative way that Joe trained with his homemade wrist roller - Pay here!
Training with the floor-model gripper, necessary modifications, positive reps, negative reps, single hand holds, how to prevent cheating, and more
Building maximum thumb strength - strong enough to drive your thumb through a full beer can - Joe does it
"The Secret Weapon" - and how Joe trained with it in order to finally conquer the #4
Joe's thoughts on DETERMINATION - easily worth the price of admission by itself, and some of the
very best training information that you will ever hear
Footage of Joe "bustin' beers" - his hands became so strong that he could grab a can of beer in a strangle hold
and squeeze it until it exploded, an incredible display of crushing power
The original 1998 Get a Grip! with Joe Kinney video is approximately 41 minutes and is now available on professionally replicated
DVD. Also, the DVD also includes a commentary track, added especially for this special addition version. Shot in the summer of 2009,
the commentary features Joe Kinney and I talking training, revisiting topics from the original DVD and adding further details and insight.
But that's not all, keep reading to find out what else you'll learn on the DVD...
GET A GRIP! Special Edition,
-- TWO MORE HOURS of FOOTAGE! --
I was able to watch an original copy of the "Get a Grip" video when it came out back in 1998. As mentioned above,
it was very informative and it changed my perspective on grip training forever... like many people who watch
the video, I had a lot of questions that I wanted to ask Joe. A few years went by and, as luck would have it,
through a friend of a friend I was able to connect with Joe.
I drove down to Tennesses and
we met up and talked training for hours. I finally was able to ask Joe about some of the things that I
had been wondering for quite a while.
My original intention was to clear it with Joe to re-release the 1998 video, but after sitting down with Joe,
and hearing about the many training questions that other people had sent him over the years, I thought it would
be a very good idea to interview him, and include the additional footage on the new DVD.
... In the summer of 2009, we finally got a chance to make this happen. I thought that we would get maybe
15-20 minutes of new footage to include in the new dvd, but when two people start talking training... well, time
starts to slow down a bit.
Two hours later we had covered everything I could think of: details on gripper training...
proper technique for the secret weapon... what a typical gripper routine looked like for Joe... how things
changed from training for the #3 and for the #4... building maximum thumb strength... wrist roller training... his
special early morning "Testopsterone for Breakfast" squat routine... The "Monster Gripper" .. We not only re-visited
information and topics from the original video, but were able to discuss some things that were not included.
And so, now you too can learn grip training from the man himself with the brand new special edition "GET A GRIP!" DVD
which includes the original 1998 video with additional commentary and two more hours of additional interview footage
with Joe Kinney. - Quite frankly, there has never been a better grip training DVD ever produced. If you are
into grip training in any capacity, then you simply MUST have a copy of this DVD. It was truly an honor to sit down
with and talk training with Joe and he's got a lot to teach you.
Anyhow, enough taking, We've got the new Special Edition Get a Grip DVD in stock and
ready to ship immediately, get yours NOW!
The Joe Kinney DVD is excellent. No frills but pure info. When a man who
has developed hands like that puts you in his training quarters and talks
honestly that can only be great. I also appreciated his technical
forethought and improvisation to make new implements. He was a man not to be
denied and that is inspiring to us all.
By the way, I received and watched the new Joe Kinney video, all I can say is ,"Wow."
That is by far the best Grip video I have ever seen. You really covered everything in a
very understandable, and usable manner. I learned a lot about grip training that I
never knew. The most important thing I got out of it was the absolute determination,
and persistence to forge ahead to reach your goal, whether it be to close the next
level gripper, or anything else you tackle in life. This video is going to be a
definite best seller, and anyone buying it will be well pleased.
Got my Joe Kinney dvd today and it is awesome. Nice job to both of you as it doesn't get much more straight forward than that. Easily one of the best training and instructional dvd's I've ever seen.
The "thumb through the can" thing is ridiculous!!!
Hi John I've just received the Joe Kinney "Get A Grip" DVD. I must say I am
very pleased with the it, so full of inspiring information. Well done John
for making it possible to obtain this long awaited DVD.
... I just wanted to
tell you that the Joe Kinney dvd is awesome!!!!! My wife
Amy ordered it for me as an early Christmas present.
Thank you so much!!! It really does inspire me to hurry
up and close the No. 3 gripper.
... Just received my Joe Kinney DVD yesterday. I started
watching it and only got through the interview part. I
just had to email you to say that this DVD is awesome.
Joe Kinney is an inspiration to all those who think they
can't and especially those who think they're too old. He
shows that with a lot of hard work and determination, you
can achieve any goal that you set your sights on.
I commend you on a job well done. Joe Kinney is a great
man and a great inspiration to all those who train to
achieve super strength the good old fashion way
--- HARD WORK.
Thank you again John for a great DVD,
... everyone order the Joe Kinney dvd from this company! Hands down the best of the best!
You really get your money's worth. A life time of great information.
I purchased the Joe Kinney video and I am very impressed. He is one determined man.
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You bet I'm a happy man now that we have
the Joe Kinney DVDs in stock
We just opened this case and it's already empty. We have several thousand DVDs on-hand
so we'll have plenty for you -- hopefully one has your name on it.
The Front Cover - looking sharp!
A look at the disc itself - it cost a little more to do the disc artwork in full color
but I think it was definitely worth it.