Exploring the Chinese Exercise Balls
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Video: Approx. 37 Min.
For expert instruction in using your Chinese Therapy Balls, Finger Fitness™ expert Greg Irwin leads you through uses of the balls.
Produced in 1997, this video was shot in both Baoding, China where the metal balls are manufactured and first invented and scenes in the United States.
In Baoding, China you will get a tour of the Colored Dragon Iron Ball Factory where you will witness the manufacturing process, including the secret of how that unique ringing sound is created.
Learn the 10 Basic Exercises you can do with the Chinese Therapy Balls from the masters. Additionally, witness performances by, and learn advance techniques from two of China’s Ball Masters.
Back in the United States, hear from Certified Hand Therapist, Meg Robinson who discusses some of the medical and therapeutic values of exercises with the Chinese Therapy Balls.
Finally, Greg Irwin demonstrates two-handed techniques which he developed after years of practicing with the Chinese Therapy Balls which again will amaze you!
Increase size for increase range of motion and flexibility / Decrease size for increased
coordination and dexterity
Small (1.5″ / 40mm) comfortable for older children and people with small hands
Medium (1.75″ / 45mm) comfortable for most people hands
Large (2″ / 50mm) men comfortable for people with large hands
X-Large (2.25″ / 55mm) comfortable for men with very large hands and for advanced
Colossal – 63mm and 73mm (availability varies) for advanced exercises