Laban’s ‘slashing’ as a basic effort

Translated to the dimensional space of genetic semantics with Laban’s dimensions : Flexible (Depth), Sudden (Breadth) , Strong (Height), Slashing is associated with the code 101 (Red).

Laban The Cube

Rudolf Laban, (1966, 2011) Eight Basic Efforts. Slashing = Flexible, Sudden, Strong.
This effort is usually performed with free flow. When we think of slashing, the general though is a sword slashing towards an object and meeting resistance. When performing, this effort tend to fade into a float at the point it would meet resistance.