Tsubame Gaeshi

Tsubame Gaeshi refers to a sword movement developed by Sasaki Kojiro in 1605. Here's a Wikipedia comment on it from the page about Kojiro:
His favorite technique was both respected and feared throughout feudal Japan. It was called the "Turning Swallow Cut" or "Tsubame Gaeshi" (燕返し literally "Swallow Reversal / Return"), and was so named because it mimicked the motion of a swallow's tail during flight as observed at Kintaibashi Bridge in Iwakuni.
Last night's class was techniques using the tsubame gaeshi movement. I have much to learn.

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