UP Ken Training is Now Back!

UP Kendo Club trainings are back! After being forced to stop training due to the Gym renovations, UP Ken is now resuming training. Schedules are:Mondays 4-6 PMTuesdays 4-6 PMWednesday 3-5 PMTraining will be held at the All Purpose Room 2nd floor of the UP Gym.  So for interested University of the Philippines students, faculty and Read more about UP Ken Training is Now Back![…]

Ninoy Aquino Day Training Schedule

In celebration of Ninoy Aquino Day, which is Thursday, August 21, 2014, we will be changing the schedule of the class in the Arena Fitness Dojo. We will be moving our normal Thursday schedule to 6pm-8pm (from the normal 8pm-10pm) only for that day. We will go back to the normal Thursday schedule starting the Read more about Ninoy Aquino Day Training Schedule[…]

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

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![…]

A Very Big “Thank You!” To Tsuchiya-Sensei!

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![…]

Welcome to the Philippines Tsuchiya-Sensei!

  We are very excited and honored to welcome Tsuchiya Sensei and his son Yuuki to the Philippines this coming June 20-22, 2014. He will be conducting a short seminar and presiding over our club’s summer tournament! Welcome to the Philippines Sensei! Mabuhay! (Please note that because of this seminar and tournament, we will not Read more about Welcome to the Philippines Tsuchiya-Sensei![…]

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[…]

Schedule for March 30, 2013

The practice for Black Saturday, March 30, 2013, will be a special one, as both Arena Fitness and the Dasma Village Gym will be closed that day. Practice for this day will be a joint practice of both Arena and Dasma Dojo, and will be held in Dumlao Gym (along Shaw Boulevard), from 10am-12nn. Please Read more about Schedule for March 30, 2013[…]

IGA Kendo Club In A Godo-Keiko (Friendly Keiko)

Happy New Year everyone! A very exciting opportunity opened up for IGA Kendo Club this 2013. We have been invited to participate in a Godo-Keiko, or friendly keiko, which was set up by the Sensei and members of the Manila Kendo Club. This has been dubbed the Treston Keiko Kai, and is open to all Read more about IGA Kendo Club In A Godo-Keiko (Friendly Keiko)[…]