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Cocoa_2009

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Aug 3, 2022
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Hi all,
I recently got my first pair of grips. They are shaped to my hand and fit well. I was wondering how you properly grip the bar with them. Every time I do any type of swing, they loose their shape and get rumpled in my hand. Do you have any tips for getting over this problem? Thanks in advance!
 

Carabistouille

Coach
Gymnast
Judge
Jan 22, 2019
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It should more or less look like this (it's a men bar and a men grip, so obviously there are some differences, but it was the only good picture I found) :
Bar_grip_hanging.jpg
 

Carabistouille

Coach
Gymnast
Judge
Jan 22, 2019
134
The dowell part of the grip should be on the opposite side of the part. It's what make you grip. The fingers in the grip should not touch the bar.

Honestly though, you chould get it checked out by a coach, who could show you how to use them, which is much easier than describing it on a forum.
(Based on what you said, I am also not 100% convinced that they fit. Did you get it checked out?)

Edit : It might actually be a bit clearer in this image, where you can clearly see the dowell.
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