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At this dojo (school) we study iaido (___ pronounced e-i-do). Popularly known as "the art of drawing the sword". These teachings have evolved from the warrior class know as samurai. Developed by Hayashizake Jinsuke Shigenobu in the late 16th Century after Japan was unified under the Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu. The basic principal involves controlled, precise movements of drawing the sword from its scabbard (saya), striking or cutting an opponent, removing blood from the blade (chuburi), and then ...