By Kristopher Inting Since 2013, the IGA Kendo Club Philippines has been participating in the Hong Kong Asian Open Kendo Championships, a 3-day event held yearly at the Tin Shui Wai Sports Center. Spearheaded by the Hong Kong Kendo Association, this competition aims to bring various clubs and national teams from the Asia-Pacific Region to compete Read more about Displaying IGA Ken’s brand of Kendo in the 16th HK Open[…]
BACK TO ILOILO!One of the great things about Kendo is that it is an art that encourages making and affirming… Posted by IGA Kendo Club on Thursday, 6 August 2015
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[…]
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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[…]
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!
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[…]
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[…]
by Kristopher Inting (photos and captions credited to the various members of the Joson Family) IGA-Ken Arena was happy to welcome Ms. Veejay Joson to practice last Saturday, July 5, 2014. Veejay is a member of the Phnom Penh Kendo Club in Cambodia, but she is a Pinay who hails from Pampanga and is an alumna of Read more about There’s No Place Like Home…To Have Keiko[…]
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![…]