Know Your Holds
Ron Farrar (Ace Sports Promotions)
The cross press is the most popular form of obtaining a pin.
The aim is to hold down the opponent with both shoulders touching the mat for an unbroken count of three seconds.
In the illustration above, Lady Satan is about to complete the move across the upper body of Angel Blue following a standing take down. The detail of Angel Blue's face is shown below:
Here the completion of the move is illustrated at its best. Jane Campbell is perfectly positioned so as to hold down Sue Brittain for a count of one hundred were this required.
The move completed. Lady Dawn, shouting in triumph, rises from a well beaten Sue Brittain.