Taika Seiyu Oyata had a founding principle that anyone, young or old, man or woman, should be able to use their body of knowledge in the arts to apply mechanical advantage over a larger subject.  This is not an art that requires muscles or brute force. Finesse is tactically advantageous to the practitioner and women tend to have an advantage in this area as they are not bound by the preconceptions of strength and brawn overpowering an opponent.

Women can excel in this art and:

Build a Better You
Build Confidence
Develop Mental Toughness
Get into Shape
Learn to Defend Yourself
Meet People
Stress Relief