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![…]

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?[…]

Shiai Advice

To help prepare the IGA Ken Squad for the 15th Hong Kong Open, we are having them read these words of advice from Ichikawa-Sensei, as translated by our friend Fisher-Sensei of All Japan Budogu (originally posted on the Kendo World website). As someone commented, these are good words to go by in both Kendo and life. Read more about Shiai Advice[…]

IGA-Ken on Kendo World Magazine!

For those of you who have been following our news feed, you will remember that our Women’s Team A did very well in the 14th Hong Kong Asian Open Kendo Championships last March. Their achievement has been recognized by Kendo World Magazine, the only English Kendo periodical in the world. They were specifically mentioned in an Read more about IGA-Ken on Kendo World Magazine![…]

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[…]

The 14th Hong Kong Kendo Open: IGA-Ken Surpasses Expectations Yet Again!

Photo and Video Credits to: Igarashi-Sensei, Lex, Gek, Alain, Ice, Dardsie and Dane UPDATE: Match video links fixed and completed. This year, the 14th Hong Kong Asian Kendo Open Championships was held in the Tin Shui Wai Sports Centre in the New Territories in Hong Kong. From February 28 to March 2, participants and clubs Read more about The 14th Hong Kong Kendo Open: IGA-Ken Surpasses Expectations Yet Again![…]

IGA-Ken Goes to the 14th Hong Kong Asian Open!

Presenting the IGA-Kendo Club delegates to the 14th Hong Kong Asia Open Kendo Championships! We will be sending teams to the three different events in the tournament, and some delegates will also be challenging the dan-promotion exams. Please wish them all good luck! Team Line-Ups – 3-dan and under Men’s Team: Joshua Romeo Espiritu (senpo), Jomar Read more about IGA-Ken Goes to the 14th Hong Kong Asian Open![…]

Filipina fighting spirit shines in 13th Hong Kong Kendo Open | Sports | GMA News Online

Filipina fighting spirit shines in 13th Hong Kong Kendo Open | Sports | GMA News Online via Filipina fighting spirit shines in 13th Hong Kong Kendo Open | Sports | GMA News Online Filipina fighting spirit shines in 13th Hong Kong Kendo Open by Kristopher Inting      March 15, 2013   5:14pm Last March 9, Read more about Filipina fighting spirit shines in 13th Hong Kong Kendo Open | Sports | GMA News Online[…]