International Night 2018 at ISM

The Parent Community Association (PCA) hosted International Night last Saturday, March 17th at the International School Manila (ICM), Philippines, which showcased the different cultures of countries around the world. The Japanese Association at ISM invited the Manila Kendo Club to demonstrate kendo as one of the Japanese traditional arts, along …

18th Hong Kong Asian Open Kendo Championships

What a weekend that was! Last March 2-4, 2018, the Hong Kong Kendo Association (HKKA) held the 18th Hong Kong Asian Open Kendo Championships in Tin Shui Wai, HK. The Manila Kendo Club sent its members for the 1-Dan and 3-Dan examinations, as well as the men’s 3-members and 5-members team …

Manila Kendo Club visits Davao

Another great practice session for Manila Kendo Club happened this weekend and this time, it’s in Davao. We were invited by Davao Kendo Club for a two day joint practice last June, 27 and 28. 17 members visited Davao which includes 7th Dan Naoko Morishima sensei and 5th Dan Tomo …

2015 HongKong Open Kendo Championship

Congratulations to the following members for passing the Dan exams: Abby Brillantes Tet Grajo Ian Navarro Kurt Alvarez Paolo Guzman Matt Arce Eric Armigos Ed Navarro Wally Chamsay Trey Dela Cruz Three man team: Kurt Alvarez Ronald Villaroya Ian Earl Navarro Paolo Guzman – Alternate Three ladies team: Abby Brillantes …

Yamanishi Hai 2014

Another year is coming to an end and every December we hold the Yamanishi Cup. Named after Manila Kendo Club’s previous head teacher of more than 10 years, Koji Yamanishi Sensei. This year it was held last December 6 at the Gatorade Hoops Center. There were visting sensei’s present and …