The Concept of Kendo The concept of kendo is to discipline the human character through the application of the principles of the katana (sword). The Purpose of Practicing Kendo The purpose of practicing kendo is:To mold the mind and body,To cultivate a vigorous spirit,And through correct and rigid training,To strive for improvement in the art of kendo,To hold in esteem human courtesy and honour,To associate with others with sincerity,And to forever pursue the cultivation of oneself.This will make one be able:To love his/her country and society,To contribute to the development of culture,And to promote peace and prosperity among all peoples.
Davao Kendo Club ダバオ 剣道 クラブ, the first official kendo club in Mindanao was founded last May 31, 2014 by Phillip Lim,3rd Dan. With the guidance of its instructors and visiting senseis, the club continues its goal to develop new kendokas and mission to propagate Kendo not only in Davao Region but throughout Mindanao. Club resident and visiting Senseis / Senpai: Phillip Lim,3rd Dan Matsuda Kazuya,3rd Dan Masahiro Ono, 7th Dan David Yeo, 7th Dan DAVAO KENDO CLUB Affiliated with the United Kendo Federation of the Philippines Started the first school-based kendo club in Davao Davao Doctors College Kendo Club, 2015 – First school based kendo club in Davao Ateneo…