Arena Beginners’ Class Starts Nov 8

The last Beginners’ Class for the Arena Fitness Dojo this year of 2014 will be starting tomorrow, Saturday, Nov 8. All the participants from the October Trial Sessions are invited to comeback to the dojo tomorrow to sign up for the class. Please be reminded however that we will only be accepting 15 students, so Read more about Arena Beginners’ Class Starts Nov 8[…]

IGA Ken 4th Quarter 2014 Recruitment!

  The IGA Kendo Club is opening it’s doors once again to beginners interested in learning the art of Kendo! We are offering two open classes, one in the Dasma Village Dojo in Makati, and the other in the Arena Fitness Dojo in Quezon City. For more particular on how to join either dojo, please Read more about IGA Ken 4th Quarter 2014 Recruitment![…]

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[…]

New Dan-Holders and Visiting Sensei

The IGA Kendo Club is proud to officially acknowledge their new set of dan-holders from the Arena Fitness Dojo. The dan certificates finally arrived from the Hong Kong Kendo Association last July 10, 2014. The said certificates were then presented last Saturday, July 12, 2014, to their very deserving recipients during a small ceremony after Read more about New Dan-Holders and Visiting Sensei[…]

There’s No Place Like Home…To Have Keiko

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[…]

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![…]

March Madness for IGA-Ken!

March was certainly a busy month for IGA-Ken! The month literally started off with the club’s successful campaign in the 14th Hong Kong Asian Kendo Open. However, upon returning to the Philippines there was no rest for us as there were many commitments for IGA-Ken in March. Here’s a rundown on what happened. Barely a Read more about March Madness for IGA-Ken![…]

4th Anniversary of the Arena Fitness Dojo

Celebrating the 4th anniversary of the founding of the Arena Fitness Dojo of the IGA-Kendo Club this week! It’s been four years of training Philippine-based kendoka and helping to develop Philippine Kendo. Looking forward to many more years to come! (Poster credit to Mr. Ricky Daniel Reyes)

Schedule Note for March 9, 2013

By Kristopher Inting For those who are planning to join the March Beginners’ Class in Arena IGA-Ken, please be informed that there will be no practice in Arena on March 9, 2013. This is due to the Hong Kong trip of most of the senior members that weekend. In lieu of regular practice, a joint Read more about Schedule Note for March 9, 2013[…]