GASSHUKU 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![…]

The 2nd Metro Manila Kendo Friendship Cup!

On Saturday, July 18, two of the biggest and most respected Kendo Clubs in Metro Manila will be facing off in a friendly tournament against each other. The Manila Kendo Club will be facing host IGA Kendo Club in a kachinuki style match. In this style of competition, the two clubs will each field a Read more about The 2nd Metro Manila Kendo Friendship Cup![…]

IGA Kendo Club 2nd Quarter 2015 Recruitment!

IGA Kendo Club is recruiting for the second quarter of 2015! Please check our Dojo Section to see which one is more suitable for you. To summarize, we have three Dojo currently accepting new students: 1) Arena Fitness Dojo (Quezon City, Saturdays 2-4pm) – Beginners’ Trial Sessions start Jun 6, 2015. 2) City Club Dojo – Read more about IGA Kendo Club 2nd Quarter 2015 Recruitment![…]

Holy Week Training Schedule

Please be aware of the following schedule changes for Holy Week: Mar 28, Saturday Dasma Dojo – no practice City Club Dojo – special demonstration class 10am – 12nn Arena Dojo – regular class 2pm – 6pm Mar 29, Sunday (Palm Sunday) City Club Dojo – regular class 4pm – 6pm Apr 1, Wednesday (Holy Read more about Holy Week Training Schedule[…]

15th Hong Kong Open Dan Shinsa

The 15th Hong Kong Open was not just about the tournament. Of equal importance was the staging of the dan rank advancement exams. Some would argue that this is actually more important, as this is helping to build the future of the Club by adding to the acknowledged senior ranked students. The dan exams (shinsa) was Read more about 15th Hong Kong Open Dan Shinsa[…]

Back From Hong Kong!

First off, I would like to apologize for not being able to post live updates from the 15th Hong Kong Open, but there were technical issues with the internet and my mobile devices. Anyway, just a quick update, the IGA Kendo Club is proud to welcome 11 new yudansha and 5 “old” yundansha who have levelled Read more about Back From Hong Kong![…]

Presenting the Delegation Leaders!

This is the last of a series of articles featuring the IGA Ken delegation to the 15th Hong Kong Open. This time we focus on leadership of the IGA Ken Delegation.     These are the people working behind the scenes to make sure that the IGA Ken players and dan exam candidates are ready to Read more about Presenting the Delegation Leaders![…]

Presenting Team FHM!

This is the eighth in a series of articles featuring the IGA Ken delegation to the 15th Hong Kong Open. This time we focus on the Ladies’ Team A. “fabulously hot manslayers…need we say more?” This is undoubtedly THE POWER TEAM of IGA Ken for the tournament. They are composed of veterans of the previous 2 HK Opens and Read more about Presenting Team FHM![…]