Grip Strengthener for badminton: Captains of Crush Hand Gripper

A grip strengthener for badminton can be a useful tool to generate more finger power and IronMind’s Captains of Crush Hand Gripper is a popular choice.

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One of the most important things for badminton players at the beginner and intermediate levels is generating enough power to play the shot they had in mind. This is where a grip strengthener for badminton comes in.

An overlooked way to do that is using finger and grip power to get that extra power boost. A hand grip strengthener is a tool I’m sure you’re familiar with already but it can be used in the context of badminton too.

If you’re looking for a gift for a badminton player with a couple of years of experience, this might just become a great tool to improve their game, especially because it’s so easy to use at home.

The Captains of Crush Hand Gripper from IronMind is a sturdy, high-quality, and popular model. They call it “The single best grip training tool, hand strengthener you can buy.”

It comes with 11 different strength levels, so there’s a good starting point for any badminton player looking to improve. They are described as:

  1. Guide – c. 60 lb. / 27 kg (Novice, rehab)
  2. Sport – c. 80 lb. / 36 kg (Warm-up, conditioning)
  3. Trainer – c. 100 lb. / 45 kg (Strong guys start here)
  4. Point Five – c. 120 lb. / 54 kg (Bridge to No. 1)
  5. No. 1 – c. 140 lb. / 64 kg (Already gripping, start here)
  6. No. 1.5 – c. 167.5 lb. / 76 kg (Bridge to No. 2)
  7. No. 2 – c. 195 lb. / 89 kg (Life-saving levels of grip strength)
  8. No. 2.5 – c. 237.5 lb. / 108 kg (Bridge to No. 3)
  9. No. 3 – c. 280 lb. / 127 kg (World-class: get certified)
  10. No. 3.5 – c. 322.5 lb. / 146 kg (Bridge to No. 4)
  11. No. 4 – c. 365 lb. / 166 kg (Be like Magnus Samuelsson!)