Martial Points is Now in Chinese

in Medical (F)

[] San Jose, California - has announced a Chinese version of Martial Points, its pressure points iPhone app series. Similar to the initial Korean version, the Chinese version allows users to quickly locate martial arts pressure points from an anatomically accurate 3D human model. Designed for those studying Kung Fu and other Chinese martial arts, the audio recording for the pressure point names in this version are pronounced in Mandarin by a native speaker. The detail information screen for each pressure point is now written completely bilingual in both English and Chinese (simplified and traditional form); this greatly expands the usability of the app to non-English speaking users in Asia.

In the Chinese version, each pressure point includes the following information (written in English and Chinese):
* Acupoint code
* English name
* Chinese names (character)
* Chinese pronunciation of each point's name (audio in Mandarin) by native speaker
* Meridian name
* Pressure point category
* Possible effects when struck

Device Requirements:
* iPhone and iPod touch
* Requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later
* 25.4 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Martial Points (Chinese) 1.0.1 is $3.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Medical category. While Martial Points is designed for the iPhone and iPod touch, its high quality graphics allow the app to scale up quite nicely for the iPad as well. is a collaboration between martial arts instructors, practitioners, and enthusiasts. Its members produce original, innovative, and high quality martial arts training media including DVDs, online videos, and iPhone apps.'s products are built by martial artists, for martial artists. Copyright (C) 2010 All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.