pin (verb)- A wrestling
term referring to the state in which one wrestler forcibly contains another wrestler with both shoulders
against the mat
for a period of time. After the amount of time has been reached the wrestler who excecutes
the pin is awarded the win. The required amount of pin time varies depending on the school of wrestling.
Folkstyle/High School - 2 second pin count
Freestyle - Instantaneous
Greco Roman - Instantaneous when both shoulders
touch or when both shoulders
point toward the mat.