You asked for it! IGA Kendo Club is offering the second installment of the #KidsKendoIt program! This time, we also encourage parents to join the training. If you need convincing, read this: http://www.igakendoclub.com/…/kidskendoit-why-kendo-is-goo…/ See you this summer! #kendo #kendoPH #igakendoclub #summer #workshops #Philippines #PilipinasKendo

Christmas Shiai & Party 2015!

by Kristopher Inting photo credits: Darwin Fandino Flores, Monette M. Flores, Koji Igarashi,Dennis T. Navarro, Tamie Cabarrubias December 12 & 13 was a weekend of celebration for IGA Kendo Club, as we held our Christmas Shiai (12th) & Christmas Party (13th) on those days! Both events were joint sessions between all IGA Ken dojo, with participants coming from Arena, Read more about Christmas Shiai & Party 2015![…]


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![…]

Valentine’s Day & the Igarashi Birthday Celebration!

The Arena Dojo celebrated Valentine’s Day and the joint Birthdays of Igarashi-Sensei and Junko-San with a post keiko bash last Feb 14! There was pizza galore, bacon-logs from Konig, and dessert from our 15th Hong Kong Open sponsor, Mister Donut! Everyone had a fun time! Don’t believe us? Look at all the happy faces below!

Last activity of 2014 & Happy New Year Greetings!

IGA Kendo Club ended 2014 with a bang! Our final activity was a visit and seminar conducted by our good friend from Tokyo, Tsuchiya Makoto Sensei, with the help of his children Reika-chan and Yuuki-kun. Thank you for visiting us again Tsuchiya-sensei! And to everyone else, here’s looking forward to a wonderful 2015 ahead of Read more about Last activity of 2014 & Happy New Year Greetings![…]

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[…]

Beginner’s Perspective (Part 2) – Of the Importance of Practice

This is part of an ongoing series to get insight on what our beginners think about training. The first part was actually this article, which was not labelled properly. Anyway this is the second contribution of Annabs to this effort, and I suppose it helps that she actively posts about her Kendo experiences. Thank you Read more about Beginner’s Perspective (Part 2) – Of the Importance of Practice[…]

Unexpected Birthday Surprise

by pinoykendoka There are times when happy accidents occur to make a special event even sweeter. Last Saturday was one, when Igarashi-Sensei decided to allow the no-bogu students to try out bogu shiai. Little did we know that one of our new beginners was celebrating her birthday that day. So to Annabs, we hope that Read more about Unexpected Birthday Surprise[…]