代表あいさつ IGSアカデミー

Greetings From

Representative

Hello everyone! My name is Takayuki Fujimura, the representative of IGS Academy. Everyone call me Taka. I went to a high school in Canada and a university in the United States and made many friends. Originally, I was not good at English, but wanted the purpose and meaning of studying English. When I was in junior high school, a friend I met at my homestay didn't understand Japanese at all. I used the paper dictionary I was using at the time and had conversations using only unfamiliar English words. This conversation that only used words inspired me to be interested in foreign countries. I still remember the feeling when the communication in English was so much fun. As I decided not to go to high school in Japan, I went to high school in Canada, and studied at an American university, I started dreaming of becoming a teacher. I have gained a lot of experience as a teacher at a local nursery school, kindergarten, and elementary school. After returning to Japan, I used the experience I had cultivated in Canada and the United States to teach native students from infants to junior high school students for many years at an international school in Tokyo. At one point, I began to wonder if I could spread the "education theory" I learned in the United States and the "physical education" I taught in Japan. It's the "PhysED Project -English Physical Education Project-" which lets children to learn English while having fun while exercising in order to nurture as many children as possible with "communication skills," "self-improvement," and "ability to choose," which I think  Japanese people are lacking. I myself have experienced various sports in Canada and the United States for many years, and my communication skills in English have improved further. It is very important to come into contact with "English" from an early age, and in order to develop "motor skills" for children, we will give them "choices" in various "sports competitions" and go out into society. I think it is important to have the "ability to choose" as the power to live. This is not the only wish I have. I hope that children will be able to use the tool of English and travel to overseas through "study abroad support" from an early stage so they can play an active role as a Japanese person in the world, and I believe we can do it. We are very much looking forward to seeing you! Please feel free to contact us. Thank you.

IGS Academy Founder Representative

 

CEO of Raise Your Co., Ltd.

 

English Physical Education Head Coach Manager

 

Takayuki Fujimura

Coach Introduction
PhysED Project-English Physical Education
Mr. Hugo

Coach (or sensei) Hugo has been teaching children for over 7 years, covering a range of sports including swimming, gymnastics, soccer, volleyball and rugby. He was a competitive swimmer during high school and played water polo while completing a bachelor degree of Sports sciences. Before moving to Japan, he worked as a PE teacher and coached several sports in Hong Kong.

Qualification etc.

  • Graduated from the field of human dynamics (a discipline related to physical education and sports science) with excellent results and obtained a bachelor's degree

  • Obtained a certificate of completion in pedagogy after graduation

  • Experienced as a teacher in Hong Kong (Sunderland)

  • Experienced swimming (swimming) and water safety coach at the Australian Swimming Coach & Teachers Association

  • Experienced IRB (International Rugby Football Union) Level 1 Rugby Coach

  • Completed the first aid course of the Hong Kong Red Cross

English version

Coach (or sensei) Hugo has been teaching children for over 7 years, covering a range of sports including swimming, gymnastics, soccer, volleyball and rugby. He was a competitive swimmer during high school and played water polo while completing a bachelor degree of Sports sciences. Before moving to Japan, he worked as a PE teacher and coached several sports in Hong Kong.

 

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Mr. Keita
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Message to children

 

I want to learn English through sports and convey the joy of going abroad to experience various things and being able to communicate in English.

Career:

 

  • Teikyo Heisei University

  • Faculty of Human Care

  • Department of Physical Function Care

  • Trainer / Judo rehabilitation course

  • Experience working at osteopathic clinic

  • Experience studying abroad in England and London

Qualification

  • Judo rehabilitation teacher

  • Japan Football Association official D-class coach

  • England Football Association Level 1 Coach

  • England Football Association Talent Identification Level 1

Study Abroad Support 
Office Staff
Ms. Eriko

Nice to meet you. My name is Eriko Ishiguro. I am in charge of study abroad support. As I interacted with international students at university, I began to want to study abroad, so I went to California, USA for a year as an exchange student. My major was sociology, but meeting people of various nationalities, majors, and ages had a major impact on my life after that. After working as a teacher at a public junior high school and supporting international students at a university, I am currently teaching English mainly at private junior and senior high schools. And I am working as a study abroad support staff at IGS Academy with the hope that I can make the most of my study abroad experience and want my children to go abroad and have a broader perspective. In addition, I got a qualification as a Japanese teacher with the keyword of international exchange. I would like to support studying abroad from this academy while valuing Japanese language and culture. Thank you!

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