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Building Bridges Across Styles
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Resurrecting, and systematizing the original contextual premise of kata into an easy-to-learn structure, the Society is one organization successfully serving many styles by providing lost practices to a more progressive western mindset not afraid to look outside their traditional peer group to improve their understanding of the art.