Duke missing class Sat. 7/18/20

Marin

Lao Tou
Staff member
33. 高探马

I think to be true the meaning they have to be standing higher, sort of that fancy Mongol standing off the side of the horse style, but that is the meaning.
 

duke

Jingang
33. 高探马

I think to be true the meaning they have to be standing higher, sort of that fancy Mongol standing off the side of the horse style, but that is the meaning.
Isn't that the "Pat High Horse" move?
 

Marin

Lao Tou
Staff member
Isn't that the "Pat High Horse" move?
That is a mistranslation. The actual meaning is High mounted archer, which in fact is replicated in the position of the move quite obviously. Tanma is actually an antiquated word referring to Manchu archers- specific.
 

duke

Jingang
That is a mistranslation. The actual meaning is High mounted archer, which in fact is replicated in the position of the move quite obviously. Tanma is actually an antiquated word referring to Manchu archers- specific.
I know a manchu archery scholar who believes that the "bow stance" was derived from the posture of stringing a bow (rather than looking like one):
 

angryclown

Jingang
You need one of those billowing silk shirts to stop your opponents from shooting you in the back as you compete...
 
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