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Iaido (居合道) is a Japanese martial art that focuses on drawing a sword (typically a katana). It is about being aware and being capable of quickly drawing the sword and responding to a sudden attack.

Iaido movements are elegant movements. New learners often start using a wooden sword and then move on to an iaitō (A metal but fairly blunt sword). People that do Iaido may be called iaidoka.

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