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2-1560 Church Ave, Victoria


Goju Karate, Jeet Kune Do, Kali, Silat, Jiu-Jitsu — and more!

Eke Academy of Martial Arts in Victoria, BC is proud to offer classes in Goju Karate, Jeet Kune Do,  Jiu-Jitsu, Kali, Silat and more with classes for both kids and adults.

Come find out for yourself what amazing martial arts can do to change your life.

Dragon Kids Classes

Our Dragon Kids classes are fun and packed full of martial arts best elements.

Dragon Kids class are a fusion of Jiu-Jitsu and all the awesome martial arts we teach at the Academy.

These classes teach valuable skills for life, are fun and taught in a safe environment.

Adult martial arts classes

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We are a non-competitive Academy with the view that martial arts should be for everyone. Here is just some of what we offer in our adult classes:

Goju – An Okinawan system of Karate that focuses on building foundational martial arts that create well-rounded practitioners. Focus is on footwork, combinations, kicks, punches, forms and two person drills.

Kali – A Filipino martial art that utilizes use of both empty hands and weapons. Popularized in the Jason Bourne movies.

Jiu-Jitsu – A solid system of grappling and self-defense that teaches students to defend and control any situation.

Silat – An amazing martial art that develops the ability to look at deal with threats both standing and on the ground through defending oneself with incredible takedowns as well as different ways to survive anything coming your way.

Jeet Kune Do – An all-round system that teaches us how to respond to all ranges of combat. Created by Bruce Lee, this system will teach you to absorb what us useful, discard what is not — and add what is specifically your own.

Kenaz – An fun and exciting system of empty hand & cane, sword and short staff techniques that will unleash your inner warrior.

Budo-ga – A unique fusion of martial arts, yoga and Zen that will improve strength, mobility, resilience and teach you to learn to relax and let go.

Check out the Warrior’s Way Podcast

Our head instructor James Eke does a popular podcast you might enjoy. Find it on Apple Podcasts right here.

We have something to offer for everyone at Eke Academy of Martial Arts.

Our Chief Instructor, James Eke has been training since childhood (close to 40 years of martial arts experience with black belts and instructor rank in a number of systems and styles).

James Eke is the author of two books on training in the martial arts (check them out here).

He is also the martial arts podcaster of the popular Warrior’s Way Podcast. You can listen to Warrior’s Way Podcast on all the places you download or click here for Apple Podcasts.

As a life-long student of the martial arts, meditation, fitness and mobility, James Eke has spent a lifetime seeking out the best instructors on the planet to train with giving his students at Eke Academy of Martial Arts a huge opportunity to not just train in multiple disciplines and reach their potential but also the chance to train alongside some of the most sought after instructors.

James Eke trains regularly with fitness, mobility and Jiu-Jitsu icon, Professor Steve Maxwell.

James Eke is a longtime student of the legendary martial artist and master-level instructor, Guro Dan Inosanto. He is certified to teach Guro Inosanto’s Jeet Kune Do, Kali, Silat and Madjapahit Martial Arts.

James Eke with his longtime teacher, the legendary Guro Dan Inosanto.

At Eke Academy of Martial Arts we offer something for everyone and are dedicated to helping you become your best.