City Club Kids’ Summer Kendo Class!

Looking for something different for your kids to try out this summer? Why not Kendo? Our City Club Dojo will be offering a short summer course for boys and girls (5 years and up) to try out Kendo, the Japanese Way of the Sword. Classes start on April 22, with a culminating activity on May 17. Read more about City Club Kids’ Summer Kendo Class![…]

Valentine’s Day & the Igarashi Birthday Celebration!

The Arena Dojo celebrated Valentine’s Day and the joint Birthdays of Igarashi-Sensei and Junko-San with a post keiko bash last Feb 14! There was pizza galore, bacon-logs from Konig, and dessert from our 15th Hong Kong Open sponsor, Mister Donut! Everyone had a fun time! Don’t believe us? Look at all the happy faces below!

IGA Ken in De La Salle University!

The IGA Kendo Club would like to thank the students from the De La Salle University for hosting us! Especially to the members of the Nihon Kenkyuu Kai for organizing the event. We conducted a demonstration class of Kendo during the LEAP event in the University, where alternative classes of different types were taught. We Read more about IGA Ken in De La Salle University![…]

Last activity of 2014 & Happy New Year Greetings!

IGA Kendo Club ended 2014 with a bang! Our final activity was a visit and seminar conducted by our good friend from Tokyo, Tsuchiya Makoto Sensei, with the help of his children Reika-chan and Yuuki-kun. Thank you for visiting us again Tsuchiya-sensei! And to everyone else, here’s looking forward to a wonderful 2015 ahead of Read more about Last activity of 2014 & Happy New Year Greetings![…]

Oshaberi Salon Part 2!

Last March, we had previously partnered with the Japan Foundation Manila Office to hold an Oshaberi Salon Event Focusing on Kendo. The very good reviews that came out of that previous event has prompted the Japan Foundation to contact us again in order to hold another Kendo themed Oshaberi Salon. So if any of you out Read more about Oshaberi Salon Part 2![…]

Gasshuku Reflections Part 8

The 4th IGA Ken Gasshuku was such a memorable event for the participants that many of them have spontaneously written about their experiences and thoughts about it. This is the eighth of a series of articles showcasing these reflections. Today we are featuring the reflections of two members of the Arena Dojo. The first is from Ronin. Originally one Read more about Gasshuku Reflections Part 8[…]

Gasshuku Reflections Part 7

The 4th IGA Ken Gasshuku was such a memorable event for the participants that many of them have spontaneously written about their experiences and thoughts about it. This is the seventh of a series of articles showcasing these reflections. Marc is one of the pioneer members of the Dasma Dojo. He and his wife Liza are prominent fixtures of the Read more about Gasshuku Reflections Part 7[…]