Iranian swordsman, Mohammad Javad Bagheri stuns people with his breathtaking blindfold performances in Mashhad. Bagheri amazes with fascinating skills in the art of the sword, chopping cucumbers on his assistant’s throat with closed eyes, as seen in footage from Saturday. «I have been working with the sword for around 20, 22 years. I practised a lot for the first year or two. I practised Zen. Then my sword came, and I worked with the sword, I started, thanks to God, after a while, the many practices and performances I had strengthened my work», said Bagheri. Bagheri noted that he reflected his competence in martial arts to every part of his daily life. «With a lot of practice, I record these images in my mind before I close my eyes. It is recorded in my mind. Wherever I go, I try to record in my mind if it is going to be recorded in my mind. I even count the steps of a path or an apartment in my mind, so if the power goes out, we can go back to know where the car is’,’ Bagheri continued. Bagheri has practised martial arts, wushu, and he holds cold weapons championship in Iran. He is also the founder of the Kanshuke style and is teaching Ditangquan style as well. Showcasing his skills before audiences in his training hall, Bagheri now wishes to have a sponsor to take part in foreign competitions.