Strongman Stunts Made Easy by George F. Jowett

Posted on Monday, October 9th, 2017 by John Wood
The “Strongman Stunts Made Easy” training booklet, along with five other individualized courses in the “Molding” Series, appeared sometime around 1930 and George F. Jowett claimed to have sold hundreds of thousands of them all over the world.

Like much of Jowett’s writings, the material is surprisingly timeless, of course, this booklet is devoted specifically to feats of strength — the Bent Press, lifting a human being, finger lifting, steel bending, how to tear a deck of cards etc.

In what should also not be a surprise, Jowett describes the training for each feat in great detail. Copies of “Strongman Stunts Made Easy” are not easy to come by but FYI, this course is available in its entirety in The Iron League.

George Jowett’s Molding Library

Posted on Monday, October 10th, 2011 by John Wood

Jowett Molding library

The great strongman George Jowett’s “Molding Library” consisted of a number of short training courses devoted to the development of various areas of the body. There were over twenty booklets in all, some more rare than others. The most well known titles of his Molding Library are:

  • Molding a Mighty Arm
  • Molding a Mighty Chest
  • Molding a Mighty Back
  • Molding a Mighty Grip
  • Molding Mighty Legs
  • Strongman Stunts Made Easy

Jowett’s course on grip training can be found with our other classic grip courses.