Holy Week Training Schedule

Please be aware of the following schedule changes for Holy Week: Mar 28, Saturday Dasma Dojo – no practice City Club Dojo – special demonstration class 10am – 12nn Arena Dojo – regular class 2pm – 6pm Mar 29, Sunday (Palm Sunday) City Club Dojo – regular class 4pm – 6pm Apr 1, Wednesday (Holy Read more about Holy Week Training Schedule[…]

Good Luck in Japan Angge!

One of our members, Angelyn Mercado (“Angge” to us in the Club), is leaving for Japan for graduate studies. She also hopes to continue practicing Kendo there. So upon coming back once she’s finished with her studies, we look forward to her being a kick-ass kendoka! We couldn’t let her leave without saying good-bye in Read more about Good Luck in Japan Angge![…]

Looking at the 15th Hong Kong Open: What is it?

This is the first of a series of articles highlighting the IGA-Ken delegation to the 15th Hong Kong Open. The Hong Kong Asian Open Kendo Championships is an annual event organized by the Hong Kong Kendo Association (HKKA), with the support of the International Kendo Federation (FIK). Kendo clubs and national teams from all over the Read more about Looking at the 15th Hong Kong Open: What is it?[…]

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 Kendo Club 1st Quarter 2015 Recruitment!

IGA Kendo Club is recruiting for the first quarter of 2015! Please check our Dojo Section to see which one is more suitable for you. To summarize, we have three Dojo currently accepting new students: 1) Arena Fitness Dojo (Quezon City, Saturdays 2-4pm) – Start of Beginners’ Class March 7, 2015. 2) City Club Dojo Read more about IGA Kendo Club 1st Quarter 2015 Recruitment![…]

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![…]

IGA Ken Christmas Shiai Results!

The IGA Kendo Club Christmas Shiai (Tournament) was held December 6, 2014. The two IGA Ken Dojo held separate competitions in their own venues, 10am – 1pm in the Dasma Village Gym and 2pm – 6pm in Arena Fitness Inc. Dasma Village Dojo Shiai Results: Kids’ Shiai Joint 4th Place – Kiyoto and Taishi 3rd Read more about IGA Ken Christmas Shiai Results![…]