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Training with Steve Maxwell will change your life

By James Eke Steve Maxwell blew my mind. I have been following the teachings and exploits of this amazing ‘digital nomad’ who is not only one of the leading fitness exponents on the planet but one of the top Jiu-Jitsu … Continue reading

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Jean Jacques Machado Jiu Jitsu Victoria will change your life: Jiu-Jitsu like no other in Victoria, BC!

Nothing makes a martial arts instructor happier than to see the changes and results in their students.  It only takes one review of your school with a student gushing over how they have fallen in love with the school and … Continue reading

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Here’s the secret to getting good at Jiu-Jitsu: stop making excuses and train!

by James Eke I had a great martial arts teacher in my youth who said that the greatest hinderance to people becoming amazing in the martial arts was infection by the bubonic laziness. It has been close to 30 years … Continue reading

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First Annual Duel For The Yule Charity Tournament

Our First Annual Dule For The Yule charity tournament was a massive success with a great haul of toys to make sure all kids have a great Christmas. We ran a Kids Fun Tournament/Games, Adults Jiu-Jitsu, Kickboxing and Soft-stick Kali … Continue reading

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Eke Academy is Voted Best Gym/Fitness Facility in YYJ’s TC Awards

And the award for Best Gym/Fitness Facility voted by the 2017 Victoria Times Colonist Readers Choice goes to…Eke Academy of Martial Arts!   Thank you to everyone who voted and has supported and believed in us! It is amazing to be chosen … Continue reading

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Lineage Matters!

Get the most from your training by James Eke In the martial arts these days people seem to forget just how important lineage is in their training. When we are looking for a martial arts school to train at we … Continue reading

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Victoria, BC

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