IGA Kendo Club celebrates 14th anniversary with the inaugural Igarashi Cup

IGA Kendo Club Philippines marked its 14th anniversary with a milestone event, the first annual Igarashi Cup, at the Aero Center Basketball Court in Quezon City on 18 February 2024. This date is doubly special to us as we celebrate the birthday of our dearest pogi-sensei Igarashi Koji and wife Junko-san, who are currently in Read more about IGA Kendo Club celebrates 14th anniversary with the inaugural Igarashi Cup[…]

Success Stories – Juggling Studies and Kendo

Congratulations are in order for academic achievements! Out of all the IGA-Ken dojos, the Arena dojo is comprised of mostly students and young professionals. It is important to note the considerable time and effort these individuals have dedicated to their studies while pursuing Kendo. That’s why we take pride, not only in our club’s collective Read more about Success Stories – Juggling Studies and Kendo[…]

IGA Ken Gasshuku 2014, Bigger is Definitely Better!

by Kristopher Inting photo credits to Rikki, Ronin, Red, Ejay, Konig, Igarashi-Sensei, Verns, Alain, Dane and Melvin Last September 27 and 28, about 100 kendoka from all over the country made their way to the┬áSt. Marie Eugenie Sports Complex of Assumption Antipolo for a weekend of hard training, fun and camaraderie. It was the 4th Read more about IGA Ken Gasshuku 2014, Bigger is Definitely Better![…]

IGA-Ken In Iloilo…the Video!

by pinoykendoka video credits to Melvin Guinto Going back to our recent visit to Iloilo Kendo Club, here is a video compilation of the event, as prepared by one of our members. Enjoy!

4th Annual Gasshuku, Bigger Than Ever!

by Rikki-Kun The 4th Igaken Annual Gasshuku (Training Camp) September 27 – 28, 2014Assumption Antipolo College Gymwith the participation of the following dojo: Iga Kendo Club – Arena Iga Kendo Club – Dasma University of the Philippines Diliman Kendo Club (UP Kendo Club) Iloilo Kendo Club

Launching the New IGA-Ken Website!

We are proud to announce the soft launch of the new and improved IGA Kendo Club website! This has been a labor of love involving the efforts of multiple members. So a big shout out to Ain, Angge, Wayne, Wely, Majen and Ronin for helping to put this up. Please visit the new site here: Read more about Launching the New IGA-Ken Website![…]

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[…]

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![…]

Introducing the Davao Kendo Club!

  There are those of you from Davao who have been following our club over the years, asking if and when there will be Kendo in your fair city. Our previous answers have always been “no” unfortunately. To all Davao citizens we are pleased to announce that this situation has changed! The Davao Kendo Club Read more about Introducing the Davao Kendo Club![…]

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![…]