Retrieved from ” https: If done in this manner, the wrestler receiving the move will land with little or no contact made with the mat at all and thus not run the risk of injury. Facing their opponent, the wrestler reaches between his opponent’s legs with their right arm and reaches around the opponent’s neck from the same side with their left arm. A variation of the piledriver where instead of dropping to a sitting position as in the basic piledriver , the wrestler drops to a kneeling position. The piledriver is often seen as one of the most dangerous moves in wrestling. Also known as a spike piledriver, stuff piledriver or a belly-to-back piledriver, from a position in which the opponent is bent forward against the wrestler’s midsection, the wrestler grabs around their opponent’s midsection and lifts so that the opponent is held upside down facing in the same direction as the wrestler, the wrestler then jumps in the air and drops to a sitting position.
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Another way to get the opponent into the position is to approach a standing opponent from behind, hook the opponent’s arms, bend forward under the opponent, and then rise up, raising the opponent upside down. Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum.
Piledriver (professional wrestling)
In this piledriver, a wrestler will bend his opponent forward, placing the opponent’s piledruver between the wrestler’s legs a standing head scissorsand hooks each of the opponent’s arms behind the opponent’s back. The move is executed from an Argentine backbreaker rack face up, with the neck and one leg cradled position.
The opponent is then lowered while being held so that the opponent’s head tomnstone hanging between the standing wrestler’s knees. The wrestler then drops down on his knees, driving the opponent down to the mat head first.
Professional wrestling moves Banned sports tactics. The wrestler then either sits down or drops onto his knees, driving the opponent’s piledrived down to the mat.
A variation of the piledriver where instead of dropping to a sitting position as in piledrivfr basic piledriverthe wrestler drops to a kneeling position. Retrieved 28 December Super Dragon used this move throughout his career, calling it the Psycho Driver. The wrestler applies a front facelock to the opponent and hooks the opponent’s near arm over their shoulder and lifts them into a vertical suplex position.
The physical demands of Austin’s standing as one of the top stars in the WWF did not allow doubel downtime for him to rest and take care of the injury and as his career progressed, the damage got worse. A package piledriver is almost the same as a basic piledriverbut instead of grabbing the waist of the opponent, the wrestler puts their arms underneath the opponent’s arms and grabs their legs by the knees.
The user of this move first starts by putting the opponent into a pumphandle position, then lifting them into the air perpendicular to the ground and upside down, rotating them so that their back is against the chest.
In a variation of the move, the second wrestler jumps off the turnbuckle while pushing the opponent’s feet downward for even more damage, this is well known as a spike rouble not to be confused with a one-man spike piledriver.
The wrestler then falls or jumps to his knees, driving the opponent’s head into the mat. The opponent is now bent into a circle.
The impact jammed Austin’s neck and left him temporarily paralyzed. Also known as a stump piledriver, this is a variation of piledriver where, instead of wrapping their arms around the opponent’s waist, a wrestler grabs onto the back of the waistband of an opponent’s tights to lift them pkledriver down before dropping into a sitting position.
The wrestler then drops to a sitting position. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
Views Read Edit View history. Often referred to as a Tombstone Piledriver.
Boston crab Nelson hold Pin Sharpshooter. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Piledrivers. He continued and finished the match, but stayed away doyble the ring for two months to recover from the injury. It’s also used by Brian Cage who calls it the Drill Claw.
World Wide Wrestling Fans [WWWF]: double-Tombstone-piledriver [Brothers of distructions..]
The name is taken from a piece of construction equipment, also called a pile driverthat drives countless massive impacts on the top of a large major foundation support, burying it in the ground slowly with each impact. Also known as a spike piledriver, stuff piledriver or a belly-to-back piledriver, from a position in which the opponent is bent forward against the wrestler’s midsection, the wrestler grabs around their opponent’s midsection and lifts so that the opponent is held upside down facing in the same direction as the wrestler, the wrestler then jumps in the air and drops to a sitting position.
The to,bstone way to execute the move, in most cases, is for the wrestler performing the move to tuck the opponent’s head between his legs before falling to the mat there are variations that are performed differently, as the list below indicates.
They then turn the tmbstone so that they are upside down on one side of the wrestler.