Jim Schmitz on the Lifts

Captains of Crush® No. 4 Gripper Certification:
Who's Who

Official certification list for the No. 4 Captains of Crush® gripper




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Jim Schmitz’s gold-medal articles on weightlifting and weight training are regularly featured in MILO: A Journal for Serious Strength Athletes.

Take advantage of what Jim Schmitz, absolutely one of the best American coaches in the sport, can teach you in his
Olympic-style Weightlifting for the Beginner & Intermediate Weightlifters Manual and DVD.