Celebrating Philippines-Japan Friendship Month 2014

written by Kristopher Inting; pictures by Choi Cabias     Picture taking with the elementary and high school student delegates. July is always a memorable month for me. This is the month of my birthday, and also marks the anniversary of when I started kendo way back in 2002. I started training as a birthday Read more about Celebrating Philippines-Japan Friendship Month 2014[…]

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![…]

Amazing April For IGA-Ken!

The Madness that was March had passed, so it was time for the IGA-Kendo Club to get into the Amazing month of April! No joke, it really was Amazing!   First off, members of both Arena and Dasma Dojo were able to display their charitable side by volunteering to lead a Kendo workshop during the Read more about Amazing April For IGA-Ken![…]

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![…]