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Child Protection Policy (.pdf)
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Shukokai 60th Anniversary Report
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Interview - Sensei Yamada
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When we live our life, we must learn how to live properly and how to enrich it while respecting a moral or a philosophy that its aim is the progress of our personality, knowledge, competence and strong kindness and benevolence. The main characteristiscs, are the following:

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