New Dan-Holders and Visiting Sensei

The IGA Kendo Club is proud to officially acknowledge their new set of dan-holders from the Arena Fitness Dojo. The dan certificates finally arrived from the Hong Kong Kendo Association last July 10, 2014. The said certificates were then presented last Saturday, July 12, 2014, to their very deserving recipients during a small ceremony after Read more about New Dan-Holders and Visiting Sensei[…]

Hello to Iloilo Kendo Club!

  Last July 1 & 2, the IGA-Kendo Club had its first official visit to the Iloilo Kendo Club. This was achieved after months of planning, involving IGA-Ken’s Head Sensei, Mr. Koji Igarashi, IGA-Ken’s Arena Dojo Manager, Mr. Kristopher Inting, and the Iloilo Kendo Club Dojo Head, Mr. Ryan Gomez. After numerous communications, some nervous Read more about Hello to Iloilo Kendo Club![…]

Introducing the Davao Kendo Club!

  There are those of you from Davao who have been following our club over the years, asking if and when there will be Kendo in your fair city. Our previous answers have always been “no” unfortunately. To all Davao citizens we are pleased to announce that this situation has changed! The Davao Kendo Club Read more about Introducing the Davao Kendo Club![…]

Arena Dojo June Trials & July Beginners’ Class, and Dasma Dojo Recruitment

For those in Quezon City looking to try out Kendo, our Arena Dojo will be opening a new beginners’ class this coming July 2014. However, unlike previous classes, this class will only have limited slots. We will only be accepting 15 students for this class. To be eligible, please read the following information, or check Read more about Arena Dojo June Trials & July Beginners’ Class, and Dasma Dojo Recruitment[…]

March Madness for IGA-Ken!

March was certainly a busy month for IGA-Ken! The month literally started off with the club’s successful campaign in the 14th Hong Kong Asian Kendo Open. However, upon returning to the Philippines there was no rest for us as there were many commitments for IGA-Ken in March. Here’s a rundown on what happened. Barely a Read more about March Madness for IGA-Ken![…]

4th Anniversary of the Arena Fitness Dojo

Celebrating the 4th anniversary of the founding of the Arena Fitness Dojo of the IGA-Kendo Club this week! It’s been four years of training Philippine-based kendoka and helping to develop Philippine Kendo. Looking forward to many more years to come! (Poster credit to Mr. Ricky Daniel Reyes)

2013 Year-End Review for the Arena Dojo

by Kristopher Inting (Arena Fitness Dojo Manager) The year 2013 is drawing to a close, and it sure was a busy one for the club! To help reflect on the year that was, I would like to share with you the important moments of IGA-Ken during the year, from the perspective of the Arena Dojo. Read more about 2013 Year-End Review for the Arena Dojo[…]

Welcome to Iga-Kendo!

Welcome to Iga-Kendo Club! We are a new Kendo club under the tutelage of Sensei Koji Igarashi and our Dojo is based in Makati City. “A passionate Kendo practitioner, Igarashi saw the chance to keep the centuries-old martial arts alive and impart its many benefits.” Initially, he taught exclusively to children. Since then, the informal Read more about Welcome to Iga-Kendo![…]