IGA Ken’s 12th Anniversary & Return to Keiko

By Kristopher Inting This weekend marks the 12th Anniversary of IGA Kendo Club. So it seems very fortunate that Feb 12 also marks the club’s return to keiko after nearly two years of not practicing due to the pandemic. We were actually supposed to try reopening last January, but it was pushed back due to Read more about IGA Ken’s 12th Anniversary & Return to Keiko[…]

Continued Cancellation of Practices Under Quarantine Conditions

August is traditionally a period when we take in new students in our various dojo. However, we regret to inform all those interested in joining the club that our general membership has affirmed the decision to remain closed while quarantine conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic are in effect in Metro Manila. In addition, should Read more about Continued Cancellation of Practices Under Quarantine Conditions[…]

Preparing for the 16th Hong Kong Kendo Championships

by Kristopher Inting   Our Club is gearing up again for the Annual Hong Kong Kendo Asian Open Championships! This event, on its 16th edition, is something many of our members look forward to, as this is their chance to prove that they are ready to take the next step in Kendo (by passing their Read more about Preparing for the 16th Hong Kong Kendo Championships[…]


  by Kristopher Inting photos by Alain Duminy and Igarashi Koji The 5th Annual IGA Kendo Club Gasshuku was held last Oct 3-4, 2015, in the Saint Marie Eugenie Sports Complex of Assumption College Antipolo, Antipolo City, Rizal, Philippines. I was especially excited (and also dreading) this year’s edition, because the scope of was definitely Read more about GASSHUKU 2015![…]

Gasshuku Shiai Line-Ups!

The 5th IGA Ken Gasshuku will culminate with a series of shiai (tournaments) during the 2nd day of the event! Here are the official line-ups and participants for the shiai! Mudansha (no-dan) 5-Man Team Event IGA Kendo Club Arena Dojo & UP Ken Teams Super Peace BustersSenpo – Majen Ocampo (UP Ken)Jiho – Jp LoterteChuken – Ain CabonceFukusho Read more about Gasshuku Shiai Line-Ups![…]


The 5th Annual IGA Ken Gasshuku! After the success of the 4th Gasshuku (training camp), IGA Ken is looking forward to an even better one this coming Oct 3-4.  The training venue will once again be in Assumption College, Antipolo City. Lodging will be also once again Cristina Villas. Both venues provided us with good Read more about GASSHUKU 2015![…]

Godo Keiko Kai Shiai Results!

text by Kristopher Inting photos c/o Igarashi Koji & Inoue Shu videos c/o Emerson Sychingiok & April Enerio The Godo Keiko Kai Shiai Finals were held last Monday Dec 15, 2014. 1st seed Team FHM emerged as the champions of the tournament, besting 2nd seed Team Lady & the Tramps (runner-up) in the final match. Read more about Godo Keiko Kai Shiai Results![…]

Godo Keiko Kai Finals Tonight!

The Godo Keiko Kai Shiai 2014 Finals are going to be held tonight, Dec 15, 2014, from 8:00pm to 9:30pm in the Basketball Gym of STI Academy, Global City, Taguig. Eight 3-person teams from both Manila Kendo Club (6 teams) and IGA Kendo Club (2 teams) competed in a round robin format since May. The last Read more about Godo Keiko Kai Finals Tonight![…]

Last Elimination Round of the Godo Keiko Kai Shiai

The last elimination round of the Godo Keiko Shiai will be held on Monday, Nov 24, 2014 from 8:00pm – 9:30pm in the Basketball Court (8th Floor) of the STI Academic Center, 32nd Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila. Two of the eight participating teams are from IGA Ken, and both are fighting for a spot Read more about Last Elimination Round of the Godo Keiko Kai Shiai[…]