Kyu Evaluations (For Existing Members)

The amount of time that a kendo practitioner spends at a kyu level depends on many factors, in-cluding age, natural ability, and diligence. There is no standard or predetermined time required from someone who wants to advance to a higher kyu level. However, each level has a required level of …

1st Inter-Club Shiai (Match) hosted by Manila Kendo Club

April 19, 2014 was a great day for kendo in the Philippines. For the 1st time, two kendo clubs in Metro Manila, Manila Kendo Club and IGA Kendo Club joined together for a friendly inter-club shiai (match). Manila Kendo Club: Katsunori Osuga – 7th Dan Sensei Jonathan Cross – 5th …

14th Hong Kong Asian Open Kendo Championship

MKC attended the recently concluded 14th Hong Kong Open Kendo Championship last Feb 28 – Mar 2, 2014. The tournament has been a regular fixture in the club’s calendar and has been our primary venue for taking Dan examinations. This year we sent a delegation of 10 members and participated …

Kendo Kata Seminar

We had out first Kendo Kata seminar for the year last February 1. It was presided by Osuga-sensei who gave an in-depth lecture on the subject in addition to a meticulous exercise of the complete Nihon Kendo Kata. Written by: Andre Brillantes, MKC Secretary 2014 View more photos