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Photo of the Week: Cultivator's Repose

Cultivator's Repose

Kim “Cultivator” Thomas kneels in a moment of repose before he performs a kata during his Second Dan Black Belt test at the Karate Institute of America. Of the current sixty-three Black Belts of the Kiado-Ryu, Mr. Thomas is currently the eleventh Second Dan in the thirty year history of the KIA.