Master swordsman Isao Machii is back! This time he’s here to cut a fastball in two.
This latest clip is done in one continuous take so you can see that Machii doesn’t need camera trickery.
He only needs a sword.
In the clip, they show how the radar clocks the ball’s speed at 161 km/h (100 mph). Machii cut the ball at 9.22 meters (30 feet) from where the pitching machine fired it.
This article was originally published on October 14, 2015.