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Further evidence is found in the two-person practice known as tiao da (tentatively believed to be represented by the Chinese characters 調打, and meaning “blending and striking” or “adjusting and striking”), [i]



[i] The practice was taught to the author years ago in Beijing, but the characters for the name of the practice were lost. Thus, the characters for “tiao da” and their suggested meanings are a best guess.