We have created a performance team, KenetyK, and a skills group, TripStyk. Both crews will have responsibilities that overlap and we’ll tell you a bit more about each below.
KenetyK will be our main performance crew. We will call on them to get up on stage, as we did at the recent Animax Carnival, and to show their stuff at other types of events as well. The name came from the motion and energy present every time one plays kendama and these guys are always in motion. (Use the hashtag #KenetyK on social media.)
TripStyk will be our instructors/trainers and at times they may also do performances as needed. A number of our members have already been involved in training at our ramen shop, go-en, at events with Animax, and others. The TripStyk name originates from the goenKendama logo which has three kens or “triple sticks.” We also swapped the spelling around to match KenetyK and emphasize the connection between the two teams. (Use the hashtag #TripStyk on social media.)
TripStyk is: Brittany Erika Joson, Clifford Balolot Enojardo, Danica Carl Fabregas, Def Joxle Frejas, Mariel Vicenta, Sharez Limbo, and Christine Santos
Both groups will work together to help us spread kendama in the Philippines and will also be the face and spirit of goenKendama. We would like to extend a very heartfelt welcome and thank you to each member for choosing to join the goenKendama family and look forward to seeing the impact you make on the sport.