Starter Kata are basic practice routines you begin with, to get skill fundamentals. The goal is to internalize each Starter Kata’s pattern, so you can then build on and adapt that pattern under a variety of circumstances with little thought or hesitation.
The Toyota Kata Starter Kata help anyone develop greater powers of scientific thinking, which equips you to meet all sorts of challenging goals.
More information is in the ‘Toyota Kata Practice Guide’ at: https://tinyurl.com/TK-Practice
Interestingly, the goal of the Dutch Reach is not ‘to open the door with the right hand,’ but rather for drivers to look back before opening the door. To build new skills and mindset it’s helpful to have a little starter routine to practice, than to only hear, “Please look back before you open the door.”