wristlock

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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
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THE WRESTLERS: FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY Channel 4, 10pm The Knight family know their suplexes from their wristlocks, and have taken enough chair-shots to the head to be able to constantly hear music.
Hoi Jeon Moo Sool is a defensive martial art specialising in circular trapping blocks, wristlocks, arm pins, and unbalancing throws to neutralise and control aggressors without the need to cause serious injury to the attacker.
I was skeptical at first--it was a time when all manner of gimmicks were being foisted on law enforcement--but Lon quickly tied me up more ways than a pretzel as he introduced me to the ingenious armlocks, wristlocks, and take-downs he had built into his system.
To coerce him to complete the run, officers applied a series of pain compliance techniques, such as pressure points, arm bars, wristlocks, and a chemical irritant--ammonia capsules ("smelling salts").