Ryukyu Bugei are a superior method of fitness and health in comparison to gym workouts and exercise classes. At the same time you learn valuable life saving skills. In our modern society we don`t value self defense skills until it`s too late. The martial arts of the Ryukyu islands are comprehensive as a method of personal protection and total physical health. Karate/Kempo is an ancient method of self development. In our modern culture it is more relevant than ever.