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Penile Weight Lifting (A Follow-Up)
Status: Real
I feel compelled to post something about this simply because I've posted about the sport of penile weight lifting before, expressing a few doubts about its reality. (I also had a few questions about the actual mechanics of the process). Inside Bay Area has this report of a recent demonstration of penile weight lifting in action:

Grandmaster Tu Jin-Sheng, best known for his Iron Crotch, attached himself not once, but twice, to a rental moving truck and pulled it several yards across a parking lot in Fremont. In lace-up leather boots and a black tank top, the 50-year-old tied a strip of blue fabric around the base of his penis and testicles and tugged to make sure it was on tight. An assistant kicked him hard between the legs before he lashed himself to the vehicle.

Here's the best part of the article:

Jin-Shengs performance drew a hearty applause (and only a few gasps) from the sparse crowd. He wrapped a piece of fabric around his waist to conceal his genitals from the crowd, but in the heat of the second truck pull, when he tied the cloth around his testicles only, it was pushed aside to reveal a ball of flesh that looked ready to burst.

Lovely. So apparently this sport doesn't involve muscle training, per se. It's more like hoping your skin and connective tissue don't rip apart as you lift (or pull) the weight. The description of the event sounds credible enough for me to categorize it as real.
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Posted by The Curator on Tue Nov 29, 2005


Unfortunately, I've seen this done in person. Some radio station shock jocks arranged it as part of one of their live shows. Guys were lifting cinder blocks and other heavy objects to see who could lift the most. Pretty disturbing to see.
Posted by WileE  in  NYC  on  Tue Nov 29, 2005  at  11:43 AM
I told you all that last time this came up....but no one listens to me......lol
Posted by X  in  McKinney, TX  on  Tue Nov 29, 2005  at  01:10 PM
It's because you're just an "X".

The best part of the report was this, which conjures up images of a kind of "Enter the Dragon" from a parallel universe:
"Jin-Sheng, the grandmaster of Iron Crotch, a branch of Qigong also known as 99 Qigong, is said to have 60,000 followers worldwide. Its practitioners are known to lift hundreds of pounds with their genitals to increase energy and sexual performance."

60,000 followers hiding and ready to strike, unseen and without warning, when the time is right. They will leap from the shadows and take over the world with their unusually tensile penises.

You'd think that lifting hundreds of pounds etc would actually have a detrimental effect on "sexual performance", what with the bruising and the exhaustion and so forth. Especially given that they are dragging things along the ground rather than thrusting with their hips.

Then again, perhaps it's a surefire way of attracting women, and the penises of the 99 Qigong are like peacock feathers (functionally, not visually... although again, the bruising probably gives them an vivid range of colours).
Posted by Ashley Pomeroy  on  Tue Nov 29, 2005  at  01:43 PM
"....but no one listens to me......"
"It's because you're just an "X"."

Darn straight. This is definitely a y-chromosome activity.
Posted by Big Gary in Gun Barrel City, Texas  in  Dallas, Texas  on  Tue Nov 29, 2005  at  06:24 PM
The headline alone had me wincing and writhing on the ground in pain for hours. After I gathered my courage to read the artical, I thought, "Hey, maybe they mean the penile SYSTEM, weight lifting in prison."

Long story short, I'm typing this on the floor and in the fetal position.
Posted by Craig  on  Wed Nov 30, 2005  at  01:32 PM
Out of curiosity I lifted 10lb weight attached by wide silk kung fu belt to the end of my ralaxed thing (not around base).
It does not hurt at all.
Posted by Loxx  on  Wed Nov 30, 2005  at  04:45 PM
Hi hi hi hi hi! Penile weight lifting! Ha haha! cheese
Posted by Lady Hedoniste  in  Chilling with 14 other tiny people in your head.  on  Wed Nov 30, 2005  at  07:00 PM
Listen, this is absolutely real. He is one of the kung fu/qigong grandmasters. Some even can bent spears with their eyes by putting some piece of clothing in front of eye sockets. This master can smash bricks, huge ice blocks and bend iron bars in his fiftees. That is the power of Qi. You can become strong like rock and soft like wind if you practice this energy system. Oh, one chinese master in his seventees could stand on his one index finger. I even have an old video taped of him doing it. There is also a military guy in China who can do that. Qi Power!
Posted by WUTTA  on  Thu Dec 08, 2005  at  10:27 AM
Grandmaster Tu Jin-Sheng, best known for his Iron Crotch,

I believe he is a true man :D
Posted by h0ly  in  h0ly land :D  on  Wed Feb 06, 2008  at  04:01 PM
I agree with h0ly
Posted by Hardy  on  Wed Feb 13, 2008  at  06:48 PM
Thats too funny. Gives weight to the that man the legend T shirt
Posted by Max  in  uk  on  Sat Feb 23, 2008  at  08:58 AM
Listen, this is absolutely real. He is one of the kung fu/qigong grandmasters. Some even can bent spears with their eyes by putting some piece of clothing in front of eye sockets
Posted by MIllsberry  in  New York  on  Sat Feb 23, 2008  at  10:23 AM
you are joking right? smile
Posted by john  on  Tue Mar 18, 2008  at  06:03 AM
yeah.. how do you train up to do this?
Posted by Mouse Pointers  on  Wed Mar 19, 2008  at  08:52 PM
You cant be serious son
Posted by Forum  in  USA  on  Thu Apr 03, 2008  at  12:45 AM
Y chromosome activity, lol, yeah certainly
Posted by Tucs Sams  in  USA  on  Thu Apr 17, 2008  at  01:22 PM
even i dont think so...
are serious or wat?????
Posted by Eduardo Marrero  on  Sat Apr 26, 2008  at  06:11 PM
can anyone tell me where i could practice this sport near new york?
I think i could be good with this sport, VERRRRYYYYYY good!
Posted by wherecaniclub  in  usa  on  Fri Jul 11, 2008  at  09:09 PM
this incredible for sure i wouldnt risk my genitals not even for money, what happens when something goes wrong just puffff goodbye my friend I mean how stupid does that sounds
Posted by Buy Acyclovir  in  USA  on  Fri Sep 26, 2008  at  04:55 PM
Unfortunately, I've seen this done in person. Some radio station shock jocks arranged it as part of one of their live shows. Guys were lifting cinder blocks and other heavy objects to see who could lift the most. Pretty disturbing to see...
Posted by sa  in  london  on  Sun Oct 12, 2008  at  03:18 AM
I really don`t know what do they want to prove? Are they more man doing this? or just want to show the world how strength their penis are...
Posted by Pheromones  in  Spain  on  Tue Oct 28, 2008  at  12:37 PM
Out of curiosity I lifted 10lb weight attached by wide silk kung fu belt to the end of my ralaxed thing
Posted by Toronto condominiums  in  Canada  on  Fri Nov 21, 2008  at  05:25 PM
Unfortunately, I've seen this done in person. Some radio station shock jocks arranged it as part of one of their live shows. Guys were lifting cinder blocks and other heavy objects to see who could lift the most. Pretty disturbing to see.
Posted by WileE in NYC on Tue Nov 29, 2005 at 08:43 AM


LoL!
Posted by Daniel Saltman  in  BostonDan@gmail.com  on  Thu Dec 18, 2008  at  09:12 PM
Damm, man are you serious? this is stunner, i mean you're kidding right!
Posted by John  in  Christchurch  on  Fri Dec 26, 2008  at  01:48 PM
I always liked Grandmaster Tu Jin-Sheng for his abilities.
Posted by Indie  in  New York  on  Tue Jul 21, 2009  at  02:36 PM
Seems like he got a real strong genitals there.LOL! If he is reallyOne of the kung fu grandmasters, this can be true also!
Posted by indie  on  Wed Jul 22, 2009  at  11:57 PM
Great that you can see it for live. I have never seen it in live. have seen the other stuffs like lifting by ear or nose etc. I saw in discovery once, a man pulling an aeroplane with his ears or body..i don't remember exactly!!
Posted by music videos  on  Mon Aug 03, 2009  at  06:20 AM
Hey someone is selling a copy of the Iron Crotch DVD on eBay, much cheaper than the $120 it usually is! Check it out!!

Item Number: 190340272096
Posted by Jimbo  in  USA  on  Wed Oct 07, 2009  at  02:10 PM
This is good post thank u
Posted by TheShark  in  Turkey  on  Mon Oct 26, 2009  at  09:05 AM
well i thot of it wen ur mom was hanging
on my nuts... i thot hey wat if she was
hanging on my dick.. and thus i creaated
the dick lifting competitions
Posted by sergey Piterson  on  Mon Nov 16, 2009  at  11:37 AM
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