However, he was quite strong from the fact that he had an equal match with Akaza of Upper Rank 3 who is said to have the strength of 3 hashira, and it is clear that he had considerable strength.
The Wind Hashira can find any reason to be mad at another person.
Again tokito has the natural ability to surpass maybe even Gyomei but due to the where he was at during final arc he is no where near GiYu's level.
I would personally say 1.
He extensively practices his breathing technique, polishing it into a deadly weapon.
He wields large, heavy iron weapons.