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Big, strong, fast, smooth. These are the four most important general characteristics of long-sword technique, expressed in the order they should be emphasized to the beginner. First, emphasis should be placed on large actions, for only when they are large can they be strong. Once a feeling of inner strength is developed, speed can be gradually increased without feeling rushed or hurried. Then, once the techniques are large, strong, and fast, they can be connected in a continuous smooth manner, separated only by correct kime and avoiding suki.

る Kime - decision. The sharpness of movement, the positive end of a cut or thrust.

This concept is very important for your training.