FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Stretching
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
Calligraphy
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

MOTOBU
Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 29 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Kiru, Baileyb, Ravi_Verma, mrtravisgood, reed108
22986 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
futsaowingchun 3
tyciol 1
September
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30
New Topics
The Shifting stance vs the The Turning Waist
by futsaowingchun
08/17/15 04:29 PM
Inside Pak Sao
by futsaowingchun
08/17/15 04:26 PM
Breaking the Iron Bridge
by futsaowingchun
08/17/15 04:21 PM
Big tree trunk as target
by tyciol
08/03/15 10:22 PM
Recent Posts
The Shifting stance vs the The Turning Waist
by futsaowingchun
08/17/15 04:29 PM
Inside Pak Sao
by futsaowingchun
08/17/15 04:26 PM
Breaking the Iron Bridge
by futsaowingchun
08/17/15 04:21 PM
Big tree trunk as target
by tyciol
08/03/15 10:22 PM
Forum Stats
22986 Members
36 Forums
35625 Topics
432584 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#195146 - 10/19/05 04:03 PM Tornado kick
18lohans Offline
Member

Registered: 01/16/05
Posts: 321
I've heard the tornado kick called a few different ways in Mandarin. The first is a literal translation of it, or roughly "hsuen fong tui". I've also heard it being refered to as something that sounds like "pinma, or punma".

I'm usually pretty good at hearing an MA term in non-fluent chinese accent and making a guess as to what the actual words are, and mean. But with pinma, or punma, I really just have no guess. Anyone know anything about this?

I'd also be interested in the mandarin terms for roundhouse and crescent kick.

Top
#195147 - 10/31/05 05:01 AM Re: Tornado kick [Re: 18lohans]
Subedei Offline
Member

Registered: 12/23/04
Posts: 479
I'd call it Toothless Tiger, whatever the mandarin translation of that would be...

Top


Moderator:  Cord, Gavin, JasonM, MattJ, Reiki 




Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

Self Defense
Offering stun guns, pepper spray, tasers and other self defense products not available in stores.

Pepper Spray
Online distributor of self defense supplies like videos, stun guns, Tasers and more.

Spy Cameras
Surveillance, Hidden Cameras, Nanny Cams, Digital Recorders, Spy Equipment, Pocket DVR's and more

Stun Gun
Wholesale Directlhy to the Public! Stun gun and Taser Guns and personal protection products. Keep your loved ones at home safe!

 

Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga