wristlock


Also found in: Wikipedia.

wrist·lock

 (rĭst′lŏk′)
n.
A wrestling hold in which an opponent's wrist is gripped and twisted to immobilize the opponent.

wristlock

(ˈrɪstˌlɒk)
n
(Wrestling) a wrestling hold in which a wrestler seizes his opponent's wrist and exerts pressure against the joints of his hand, arm, or shoulder
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
A handstand wristlock displayed the German's technical prowess and they exchanged fierce chops as Andrews kicked and clawed his way back into the match.
Amin, 19, was one of only two World team winners at UCLA's John Wooden Centre, submitting Christopher Morales by top wristlock.
Epp, Making Rights Real: Activists, Bureaucrats, and the Creation of the Legalistic State 251 (2009) (reporting, based on a survey of police departments across the country, that 93.7% of departments required a report when an officer used a baton against a civilian, 57.6% required a report after using a "twist lock or wristlock" on a civilian, and 32% required a report after using a "firm grip" on a civilian).
Detectives found him holding 92-year-old William Dorman in a wristlock on March 31 after he had gone to the pensioner's home in Sheldon, claiming to be a police officer.
Called to the student cafeteria to stop a fight Jensen writes "...so I stepped forward and placed him in a wristlock...the combination of his twist and me cranking up on my wristlock resulted in a loud snap as his arm broke...These days I would probably be sued for this action."
The tactics included a wristlock known as the "gooseneck come-along" and the "swarm technique" for subduing and handcuffing individuals in which each member of a team of officers has a specific role.
"Hart grabbed Stinnette by his left arm and twisted the arm into a rear wristlock position," he wrote.
He submitted each with his grounded wristlock, aka the Shankly Gates, named after the gates commemorating ex-LFC manager Bill Shankly at Anfield.
Iranborn Nazer, 18, took less then six minutes to submit Christopher Morales by top wristlock.
Goodwin, of Woodchurch Lane, Prenton, accepted breaking his daughter''s arm but insisted he had "no choice" than to put her in a wristlock because he feared an attack.
Aston's attacks were finally halted when detectives found him holding 92-year-old William Doorman in a wristlock on March 31 last year.
Liverpool's Number One punished Wolfgang with a wristlock suplex, working his left arm, as the big man sold his attacks with aplomb, looking for an opening.