Presenting Samurai Stir Fried Hamsters!

This is the seventh 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 A. “the cute cannibalistic creatures” Last year, IGA Ken’s 3dan & Under Team was the first ever all Pinoy squad of the Club to get past Read more about Presenting Samurai Stir Fried Hamsters![…]

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![…]

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?[…]

IGA Ken in De La Salle University!

The IGA Kendo Club would like to thank the students from the De La Salle University for hosting us! Especially to the members of the Nihon Kenkyuu Kai for organizing the event. We conducted a demonstration class of Kendo during the LEAP event in the University, where alternative classes of different types were taught. We Read more about IGA Ken in De La Salle University![…]

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![…]