Where the unclear mind sees only form, lucidity notices trajectories of intention. This enables interception.
Ki flows through conduits of ki such as limbs or weapons. It cannot easily or functionally travel where it is not easy for it to do so.
But what is Ki? What is intention?
Without intention a human cannot generate action.
In-depth-back-up adjusts to contingencies and that’s the way nature works. The universe is not either flat or linear.
The options of potential are almost infinite in possibility.
Because milliseconds count in life and death situations, arts such as iaido are not stage fetishes on how to look impressive, but rather practice in optimizing efficiency in a single moment, which if lost, the opportunity is gone forever. A practical means of capitalizing on the draw where milliseconds count to make the difference between life and death.