Presenting Team Mirai!

This is the sixth in a series of articles featuring the IGA Ken delegation to the 15th Hong Kong Open. This time we focus on the Men’s 5-Man Team. “we are the past, we are the present, we ARE the future. mirai.” Team Mirai on paper is a far cry from last year’s Men’s 5-Man Team. Read more about Presenting Team Mirai![…]

Presenting Void BBQ!

This is the fifth in a series of articles featuring the IGA Ken delegation to the 15th Hong Kong Open. This time we focus on the 3dan & Under Team B.   “the seasoned swordsmen” Led by a veteran of the 10th ASEAN Tournament, Team Void BBQ aims to make a good showing in the 15th HK Read more about Presenting Void BBQ![…]

Presenting the Amazing Underdogs!

This is the fourth in a series of articles featuring the IGA Ken delegation to the 15th Hong Kong Open. This time we focus on the Ladies’ Team C. “team hug-a-pug” They are the second of two IGA Ken teams not composed of Arena members. One from the Dasma Dojo and one from UP Ken, they Read more about Presenting the Amazing Underdogs![…]

Presenting DasMallari Venti!

This is the third in a series of articles featuring the IGA Ken delegation to the 15th Hong Kong Open. This time we focus on the 3dan & Under Team C.   “they aren’t regular, they’re not just tall…they are venti.” This is the 3Dan & Under Team C of IGA Ken. It is the first of Read more about Presenting DasMallari Venti![…]

Presenting the Killer Patatas!

This is the second in a series of articles featuring the IGA Ken delegation to the 15th Hong Kong Open. This time we focus on the Ladies’ Team B.   “we slice, u cry..we dice, u die.” This is the Ladies’ Team B of IGA Ken for the 15th Hong Kong Open. They are composed of Read more about Presenting the Killer Patatas![…]

Kendo-World Article Extract

We mentioned last week that our Ladies’ Team was specifically cited in an article in the most recent issue of Kendo World. For those of you who haven’t been able to get a copy yet, we were granted permission to post the excerpt from the article. Here it is! To read the complete article, and so Read more about Kendo-World Article Extract[…]

Beginner’s Perspective (Part 2) – Of the Importance of Practice

This is part of an ongoing series to get insight on what our beginners think about training. The first part was actually this article, which was not labelled properly. Anyway this is the second contribution of Annabs to this effort, and I suppose it helps that she actively posts about her Kendo experiences. Thank you Read more about Beginner’s Perspective (Part 2) – Of the Importance of Practice[…]

Unexpected Birthday Surprise

by pinoykendoka There are times when happy accidents occur to make a special event even sweeter. Last Saturday was one, when Igarashi-Sensei decided to allow the no-bogu students to try out bogu shiai. Little did we know that one of our new beginners was celebrating her birthday that day. So to Annabs, we hope that Read more about Unexpected Birthday Surprise[…]

IGA-Ken In Iloilo…the Video!

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!

4th Annual Gasshuku, Bigger Than Ever!

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