Pictionary of Wrestling Holds
Abdominal Stretch

Personal definition:

I won't bother describing this one. I always had trouble applying it >_<. Just read the Wiki version down below.
Big Book of Wrestling Moves definition: Abdominal Stretch
Used by : Mike Rotunda
AKA : Cobra Twist
Description : The attacker stands behind the victim. The attack reaches around the victim's body with one leg so it is around the victim's side and between their legs, hooking the leg on the same side as the attacker's leg. The attacker then has a few options on what they can do : They can lock their arms around the victim's neck and pull them upwards. They can use both their arms to push the victim's head and neck down so they are stretched across the attacker's knee. Or they can hook the victim's head or arm with one arm and grind their knuckle or elbow into the victim's floating ribs. In all cases the victim is usually bent sideways.
Wiki definition: Also known as a Cobra Twist, this hold begins with a wrestler facing his opponent's side. The wrestler first straddles one of the opponent's legs, then reaches over the opponent's near arm with the arm close to the opponent's back and locks it. Squatting and twisting to the side, flexs the opponent's back and stretches their abdomen.

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Abdominal Stretch Gallery

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Personal rating:

Ease of execution: 4.12
Required strength: 3.77
Required resistance: 6.21
Effectiveness: 6.44
Autonomy: 2.00

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