How to Grip Holds

In the latest instructional video from Adam Barczack, the basics of how to grip holds is shown. Pulling correctly on holds can be difficult. The difference between a sloper, a crimp, and a jug is not always obvious. Adam shows the proper way to place your hand and pull on a few different types of holds.


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