#YouKenDoIt! Testimonials of Success in the 18th HK Kendo Open

“I’ve always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come.” -Michael Jordan Since 2013, IGA Ken has been consistently sending a delegation to the annual Hong Kong Asian Kendo Open Championships. Participating in this event has always been a way for the students to test themselves in an international setting whether Read more about #YouKenDoIt! Testimonials of Success in the 18th HK Kendo Open[…]

The 2017 IGA-Ken year-end Shiai and Party

With all the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season in the Philippines, we still find time to get together and duke it out at the dojo with all the IGA-Ken members available to end 2017 with a bang. The annual IGA Kendo Club Philippines year-end shiai and party was held last December 17, 2017 Read more about The 2017 IGA-Ken year-end Shiai and Party[…]

Kids + Kendo = Summer Fun!

The #KidsKendoIt is the club’s official Kendo summer program for ages 6 and up. Now on its second year, this aimed to introduce kids to the basics of Kendo in a one month short course held every weekend of April in our Makati Dojos. (Related post: Why Kendo is Good For Your Child ) This Read more about Kids + Kendo = Summer Fun![…]

Preparing for the 16th Hong Kong Kendo Championships

by Kristopher Inting   Our Club is gearing up again for the Annual Hong Kong Kendo Asian Open Championships! This event, on its 16th edition, is something many of our members look forward to, as this is their chance to prove that they are ready to take the next step in Kendo (by passing their Read more about Preparing for the 16th Hong Kong Kendo Championships[…]

Christmas Shiai & Party 2015!

by Kristopher Inting photo credits: Darwin Fandino Flores, Monette M. Flores, Koji Igarashi,Dennis T. Navarro, Tamie Cabarrubias December 12 & 13 was a weekend of celebration for IGA Kendo Club, as we held our Christmas Shiai (12th) & Christmas Party (13th) on those days! Both events were joint sessions between all IGA Ken dojo, with participants coming from Arena, Read more about Christmas Shiai & Party 2015![…]

The 2nd Metro Manila Kendo Friendship Cup!

On Saturday, July 18, two of the biggest and most respected Kendo Clubs in Metro Manila will be facing off in a friendly tournament against each other. The Manila Kendo Club will be facing host IGA Kendo Club in a kachinuki style match. In this style of competition, the two clubs will each field a Read more about The 2nd Metro Manila Kendo Friendship Cup![…]

Still Going Strong at 5!

The IGA Kendo Club (specifically the Arena Fitness Dojo) is celebrating 5 years of operation this coming Saturday, Feb 7, 2015! Has it already been 5 years? Sometimes it seems like it was just yesterday that we were searching for a place in Quezon City to practice in. The old saying about time flying when Read more about Still Going Strong at 5![…]

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![…]