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Kiyojute Ryu Kempo Bugei is a martial arts system founded in 1982 after the Tenshin Sho of William Durbin and formal recognition by the Zen Kokusai Soke Remmei.  The curriculum is a total martial arts system that includes the skills and techniques central to the Kempo concept and including the arts derived from Kempo throughout the ages.

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William Durbin is the Shodai Soke (founding headmaster) of Kiyojute Ryu Kempo Bugei. With over thirty years experience in the martial arts and grading in most major Japanese and Okinawan martial arts, he is a consummate martial arts instructor and spiritual mentor for members of the Ryu. Soke Durbin has written scores of books and articles on various aspects of Kempo and the martial arts over the course of his thirty-plus years of study. 

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