Created and organized by Martial Allanic of France, the April 2008 IronMind® SWT Gripmasters Challenge, held over a period of three months, gives participants the chance to compete in one of three groups, depending on your present level of grip strength.
Wherever you are now in the grip strength world, here's some extra incentive to make big gains in the next few months. Image courtesy of IronMind® Enterprises, Inc.
- Junior Challenge: for anyone who cannot close the Captains of Crush® No. 2 gripper on 1 April 2008.
- Senior Challenge: for anyone who can close the Captains of Crush® No. 2 gripper but cannot close the Captains of Crush® No. 3 gripper on 1 April 2008.
- Expert Challenge: for anyone who can close the Captains of Crush® No. 3 gripper on 1 April 2008.
The winners will be determined by the best performance on a Captains of Crush® Gripper based on the number of reps that they can legitimately do by the end of the competition. IronMind® is pleased to sponsor the competition, which runs from 1 April, 2008 through 30 June, 2008.
For the complete rules and to follow the action, check out the Smart Weight Training Forum. The only hitch is that you'll need to be able to read French, so if that's a challenge, study up or make friends with your favorite online translator!
For questions (en francais, s'il vous plait): Please contact Martial Allanic at firstname.lastname@example.org, who writes, "Thank you all for taking part in this competition; I hope you enjoy it, that we all find good spirited motivation, and that we accomplish impressive feats. Good luck to you all for your feats to come, and may the best win!"