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Postby Terrence » Fri Mar 28, 2008 8:23 am

IowaDiscGolf wrote:I use this grip and it's helped me get the nose down as well as involve the wrist to put the proper spin on the disc. The result is fewer sprays from week to week, I feel my accuracy and power are both improving but with the same or less effort. Climo knows a thing or two.


I thought my hands were too small to get a solid grip on wide rimmed drivers. I wasn't using the right grip for my hand. Klimo's grip proved solid and consistent for me as well. I can crank my Wraiths 370' now 8) Destroyers, however, are just too freaking wide.
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Postby nickster9224 » Thu Apr 10, 2008 6:05 pm

Climo Grip=GOD. Just went out in the rain and 25mph+ winds to try it. cranked a champ roadrunner atleast 300'+ into a headwind faded right at end. cant wait to go out tomorrow.
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Re: Ken Climo grip

Postby holyschemp » Tue May 12, 2009 8:04 pm

I was watching a youtube video with Climo showing the Climo grip. He says to put the disc in the cheek of your hand, ie. in the crease of your hand. There's another post on the forum with masterbeato that suggests putting the disc above that. So..to use the climo grip, would it work equally well if i put the disc in the seam of my hand?
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Re: Ken Climo grip

Postby black udder » Wed May 13, 2009 5:39 am

it works well no matter where you put the disc against your palm. MB's tip was to help you get nose down. If you have no issues getting the nose down, then put the disc where Climo says.
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Re: Ken Climo grip

Postby shirfan » Wed May 13, 2009 8:28 pm

Good stuff. I just realized that I've naturally been gripping my midranges in a style very similar to this, but using an unstacked 4-finger driver grip.

Sometimes I'll rip a drive that sails 60-70 feet further than my average, and I now suspect that those are coming from using the Climo grip without consciously thinking about it.

Just sitting here holding a disc, I can already feel the accuracy and power that this is going to add.
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Re: Ken Climo grip

Postby elnino » Thu May 14, 2009 6:59 pm

made a few putter tosses and threw some Rocs with this grip and i love it.....should i try this with my drivers too? I guess It should really work well as i'm doing a hybrid power grip still with my drivers.....my putters and mids are now going to be all Climo grip
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Re: Ken Climo grip

Postby sleepy » Fri May 15, 2009 2:47 pm

elnino wrote:should i try this with my drivers too?

Yes.


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Re: Ken Climo grip

Postby sunspot » Sat May 16, 2009 9:39 am

Has anybody switch back from this grip to a power grip? I've been throwing with the grip that Dave Feldberg mentioned: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28ABf6csQpM
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Re: Ken Climo grip

Postby dgdave » Sat May 16, 2009 10:34 am

I use the Climo grip with all shots except for Max D with Bosses, then I use the grip Dave shows. With the Fork grip, I find the wide rimmed drives slip out.
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Re: Ken Climo grip

Postby keltik » Sun May 17, 2009 9:37 am

yeah i too find i have to use the "feldberg" grip for wider rimmed discs.....but i'll use the "climo" grip for pretty much everything else....now if i can just get the OATie O's out of my sloppy form we'll be in bidness
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Re: Ken Climo grip

Postby Banzai » Mon May 18, 2009 7:29 am

Can someone explain the Climo and Feldberg grips? I think I use the climo for upshots and putter drives, but I'm not sure.
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Re: Ken Climo grip

Postby Star Shark » Mon May 18, 2009 3:45 pm

banzai7 wrote:Can someone explain the Climo and Feldberg grips? I think I use the climo for upshots and putter drives, but I'm not sure.


Here's Feldberg talking about grips, we're specifically talking about his driver grip.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28ABf6csQpM

And here's Climo's grip discussion

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAV8kKURKaw

I think it honestly comes down to what works best with your hand shape.
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Re: Ken Climo grip

Postby Cali » Sun May 31, 2009 3:52 pm

Used to use the 3 finger grip.

I tried this out and it is working quite nice.
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Re: Ken Climo grip

Postby domromer » Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:54 pm

Damn I wish I would have tired Kens Grip years ago. I tried it today and easily added 25ft to my drives, my release was cleaner and I was not throwing with a Hyzer release like I normally do.
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