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A private high school in the city of Kochi will launch a course in the 2016 academic year to foster personnel for the Self-Defense Forces, school officials said.

Kochi Chuo High School’s “SDF course” will provide training in the martial art of jukendo and classroom lectures on the SDF and international affairs for six hours a week, according to Masahisa Chikamori, chairman of the school’s board of directors.

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