Beginner grips

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nicci1999

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Gymnast
Dec 21, 2008
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NH
I am going to talk to my coach this week about getting some grips, and was looking to probably just start with the beginner grips. I was wondering if anyone else uses these, and what you think of them? I will of course get my coaches opinion as well, but I was just wondering first hand experience. Thanks!
 
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cher062

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go with the real grips with dowels. If your going to get them then why learn on beginners only to have to re learn on the dowels ones. There is a definite difference in how you use them so you do have to relearn your skills.

Talk to your coach and see what their preferance is.

For me I would rather see them with out the "beginner" ones and have tape on hands if that is the issue.
 

gymluvr33

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Jul 31, 2008
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New Hampshire, USA
I would go with the real grips. I would also recommend getting buckle grips, because I have hear from some people (some people love it, though) that they come undone easily, and that they have even come undone in the middle of a routine. Even though the dowel grips are much more expensive, I think that they are definately worth it. Good luck with your decision.
 
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