Training for Arm Wrestling outside of the table can be quite difficult. Finding the right tools and equipment for the job is essential. Arm Wrestling is something that we’ve been interested in and learning more about over the last year or so. Arm Wrestling training heavily relies on wrist strength, pronation / supination and power stemming from the forearm.
Arm Wrestling Equipment
Most arm wrestling equipment is best paired with a cable machine or pulley on your table. This allows you to replicate similar movements and perform a variety of exercises with the ability to increase / lower the weight.
Here's a few of our top picks.
The WristMax Arm Wrestling handle is great for developing your hand and wrist muscles, ligaments, and tendons. These are necessary for winning arm wrestling competitions and events. It uses eccentric exercise to develop hand and wrist strength, power, and speed, as well as your ability to change directions quickly and effectively. The development of your tendons minimizes the likelihood of damage during training and games.
The WristBall is ideal for improving wrist strength, dexterity, and mobility. Wrist curls can be easily attached to any cable machine or loading pin and used to assist increase wrist strength.
The Cone Puller provides a cone-shaped hook training handle designed to specifically target the muscles, tendons, and ligaments required to perform an unbeatable hook technique flawlessly.
The Forearm Hammer Lever is a great tool for improving wrist and forearm strength. It's crucial to have a strong wrist in arm wrestling. The forearm hammer lever is an excellent instrument for strengthening wrists and forearm muscles. Use it without weight or add weight to the end for a more challenging workout.
The secret weapon for every arm wrestler. Resistance bands are an exceptional piece of arm wrestling training equipment. Allowing you to perform a wide variety of wrist curls and flexion movements with constant time under tension provided by the band.
You can also use these bands for warming up / cooling down, they really are a very versatile and essential training tool. If you don’t have a set of these, we highly recommend you pick some up.
Power Of The Wrist
There are numerous grip training movements that will immediately benefit your arm wrestling strength. Wrist strength is one of the significant similarities. It's critical to develop a strong wrist for arm wrestling and grip-specific training. You're on the correct track if you're working your wrist.
Wrist strength assists you to get into more efficient positions, which lets you wear down your opponent and accomplish pinning tactics. This is known as cupping in the field of arm wrestling.
Cupping is when the forearm muscles flex the wrist, bending the opponent's wrist back and substantially reducing their available leverage during the bout.