The Ahnan Tomari-te World Organization (ATWO) was developed to preserve the connection between Taoist China and Okinawa. Its founder and Head of the Style or ‘Soke’ is Mr. A.F. Walker, Grandmaster of the Pyong Hwa Do and long-time practitioner of the Tsong Quo Chuen. Soke was initially taught the ancient forms by his teacher, Master Kushubi who, amongst other things, was preserving ancient Tibetan forms, old Okinawan forms and very ancient Chinese forms.
The specific purpose of forming the ATWO was to preserve the “lost” Kata of Okinawa…..