by pinoykendoka video credits to Melvin Guinto Going back to our recent visit to Iloilo Kendo Club, here is a video compilation of the event, as prepared by one of our members. Enjoy!
by Rikki-Kun The 4th Igaken Annual Gasshuku (Training Camp) September 27 – 28, 2014Assumption Antipolo College Gymwith the participation of the following dojo: Iga Kendo Club – Arena Iga Kendo Club – Dasma University of the Philippines Diliman Kendo Club (UP Kendo Club) Iloilo Kendo Club
written by Roehl Nino Bautista re-posted by Kristopher Inting There are times when people really love their work, and I’m guessing that this is one of those times for Mr. Roehl Nino “Ronin” Bautista. Though the nature of his work has kept him from practicing with us regularly, he certainly can’t complain about being able to Read more about Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno, Movie Review[…]
If there is anything from J-Pop culture that fanned the interest in Kendo and Japanese swordsmanship here in the Philippines, you would be hard pressed to find an answer other than the anime Rurouni Kenshin (locally known as Samurai X). When it first aired in the late 90’s, it captured the imagination of an entire Read more about Rurouni Kenshin Ticket Winner![…]
Decided to expand our social media reach by joining Twitter. Please follow us via @IGAKendoClub!
We are proud to announce the soft launch of the new and improved IGA Kendo Club website! This has been a labor of love involving the efforts of multiple members. So a big shout out to Ain, Angge, Wayne, Wely, Majen and Ronin for helping to put this up. Please visit the new site here: Read more about Launching the New IGA-Ken Website![…]
written by Kristopher Inting; pictures by Choi Cabias Picture taking with the elementary and high school student delegates. July is always a memorable month for me. This is the month of my birthday, and also marks the anniversary of when I started kendo way back in 2002. I started training as a birthday Read more about Celebrating Philippines-Japan Friendship Month 2014[…]
by Kristopher Inting (photos and captions credited to the various members of the Joson Family) IGA-Ken Arena was happy to welcome Ms. Veejay Joson to practice last Saturday, July 5, 2014. Veejay is a member of the Phnom Penh Kendo Club in Cambodia, but she is a Pinay who hails from Pampanga and is an alumna of Read more about There’s No Place Like Home…To Have Keiko[…]
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![…]
by Kristopher Inting Arena Fitness Dojo Manager (photo c/o Tsuchiya Sensei) On behalf of the IGA Kendo Club Family, I would like to take this opportunity to give a big “ARIGATO GOZAIMASU!” to our guests this weekend, Tsuchiya Makoto Sensei and his son Yuuki Kun. It was a great experience for all of us to Read more about A Very Big “Thank You!” To Tsuchiya-Sensei![…]