We are a community for anyone wanting to learn and practice the Improvement Kata & Coaching Kata.
If you want to learn, attend a Toyota Kata introduction or find ways to practice, we can help.
Our Kata School is founded by coaches with many years experience. After the 2020 KataCon 6 in Austin, TX we decided it was time to bring the rest of the world into the Kata mindset and to help create a new world of scientific thinkers! We liked the idea of Friday Kata Learning and Kata Coaching calls, being implemented by Tracy Defoe and Kata School Cascadia (https://kata-school-cascadia.org/) and decided to replicate it for our locale. Want to join the conversation? Contact us.
The Coaching Kata and Improvement Kata are patterns of action and thought that build a meta-skill habit of scientific thinking. The benefits?
You, your team, family, organization, or region will develop and mobilize creative capabilities, confidence and the ability to handle tough challenges.
Kata is a practice methodology. It promotes both deliberate practice of daily continuous improvement and deliberate reflection on learning. It allows people to derive confidence and skill from ongoing patterns of work which in time become second nature through positive habit and behavior. The two main elements of Toyota Kata are the Improvement Kata and the Coaching Kata
Want to learn more about the 4 step Improvement Kata? Click below and learn how
The Coaching Kata is practiced by managers, supervisors and team leaders who want to coach their people in a scientific way of thinking and acting
Learn about the Storyboard and how Learners and Coaches utilize it to create incremental experiments toward the Target Condition and Challenge from the LEI
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