The Kendo in Me

by Patricia Talavera “Bakit ka nagkendo? Sa dinamidami ng martial arts, bakit yan pa?” (“Why kendo? Of all the martial arts, why that one?”) I’d say instinct or impulse. I wanted to find a physical activity that will balance my work- home pattern. I had a list, but in the …

Life in Kendogi and Hakama

by Pierce Sotelo A couple of months back, I still remember what it felt like to step inside Gatorade Hoops Center not to play ball, but to join the Manila Kendo Club.

Never Too Late (or Too Small) for Kendo

by Elvi Inoue I was never into sports or martial arts when I was young. Not because I didn’t like it, but because of my insecurity of being too short for any sport that was willing to take me in.


by Chenney Navarro “In all forms of strategy, it is necessary to maintain the combat stance in everyday life and to make your everyday stance your combat stance.” ~ Miyamoto Musashi

The Kendo Kid: Jecel Censoro

by Jecel Sensoro I’ve been doing martial arts since I was a kid. I first started off with Taekwondo which I did until college. Unfortunately, I got a bad injury from a sparring that bruised and dislocated my knee. I was forced to quit. After college, being a very active …