Non veni pacem mittere, sed gladium.
When did this sword twirling thing start? It must be with Conan the Barbarian or some other Hollywood thing.
Kung Fu movies of the 70's.
How does that skill transfer to domestic chores? (And don't say Veg-o-matic).
Russian Cossacks have been doing that forever. Chinese Woo Shoo teaches that in at least four forms. Several Chinese martial arts do something similar and have for at least 2000 years. It probably go's back to the bronze age and the first swords. Olivia Munn(above) is seen here training for a movie roll in an upcoming Marvel superhero epic . That is a blunted alloy and plastic training- prop sword. Rumor has it that she got quite good after an unusual three month training period.---Ray
She has skills.