Pinch grip is the strength between your finger and thumb. Probably the least common used in every day life, but a strong pinch grip enables you to perform some awesome looking grip feats.

Different Sized Pinch Blocks



Pinch blocks are the ultimate pinch training tool. Specifically targeting pinch strength, they are simply the best way to develop pinch strength.

Available in a variety of widths and sizes you can train narrow, mid and wide pinch, helping to develop an all round strong pinch grip.

Finger Extensor Bands

Your Secret Weapon

Extensor Bands

One of our most popular grip training accessories and an essential part of our routine.

Extensor bands specifically target areas of the forearm very difficult to hit with conventional training techniques.

Your extensors are a crucial area to strengthen within the forearm and will greatly help develop a strong all round grip.

Hub Grip Training Tools

Prepare Your Fingers


Something I have a love hate relationship with, however hubs undoubtedly provide excellent benefits for finger strength.

Testing every ounce of strength in your hands, Hubs are notoriously difficult to lift.

Excellent for using with a loading pin or resistance bands.



Pinch Block Lifting


Learning proper technique for pinch lifting is actually quite complex. By tweaking a few things you will see a huge improvement in not only the amount of weight lifted, but strength gained.

Check out one of our videos on how to improve your pinch lifting.

What is Pinch Grip?

Pinch grip is the strength between your fingers and thumb. You can actually develop a surprisingly strong pinch grip considering the size of the muscle group.

Pinch grip relies less on the forearm than crush / support grip so requires more focused training to develop.

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How to train Pinch Grip

Plate pinching is an extraordinary feat of strength and a great way to train your pinch grip. Have you ever tried pinching 2 x 20kg smooth sided plates? Well you should.. It's a lot harder than it looks and a great goal to shoot for.

Our favorite ways to train pinch grip are, well using a pinch block obviously. They are the perfect grip tools for exploding your pinch grip strength. These are included in our pinch grip bundle and should be part of your weekly training routine.

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Benefits of a strong Pinch Grip

Developing a solid pinch grip outside of grip sport does have its benefits. You use it in everyday life, simple examples of this are picking up objects or even writing.

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