Kody Burns Certifies on the Captains of Crush No. 3 Gripper

Worldwide, grip strength guys have been at it hot and heavy—and another certification on the Captains of Crush No. 3 gripper is the proof: Congratulations to Kody Burns, who has just succeeded.

Kody Burns and his son: Kody just certified on the Captains of Crush (CoC) No. 3 gripper.  Burns is 34 years old, stands 6’ 3” tall and weighs 190 lb.  IronMind® | Photo courtesy of Kody Burns.

“Been training grippers for about 11 or 12 years now.  Could close a [CoC] #2 soon as I got it. Never knew how to train properly until a couple years ago.  Jedd Johnson, Adam Glass, Andrew Durniat, kind of shaped my training via the internet,” Kody Burns told IronMind.

“I do something every day for grip, whether it be workouts, active recovery, contrast baths, heavy shots for dexterity balls, etc.  All this grip training has paid off this year for me. This year I just entered my first grip competition up at Adam Glass' Grip Decathlon at the Minneapolis Movement, where I qualified for Nationals, and then went on the win the U.S. Nationals in the 83-kg class at Durniat Strength in Wooster, Ohio,” said Burns.

IronMind would like to thank Bryan Dodd for serving as the referee on Kody Burns’s official attempt to close a Captains of Crush No. 3 gripper.  Congratulations, Kody, your name has been added to the official Captains of Crush No. 3 certification list.


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