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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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BJJ is awesome at EAMA

Ask us how to start today!

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Start Jiu-Jitsu now at EAMA — your first class is on us

    Eke Academy of Martial Arts is the only Western Canadian affiliate school of Jiu-Jitsu legend, Professor Jean Jacques Machado and our program offers five days a week of Jiu-Jitsu that is second to none. There are no hidden … Continue reading

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It is time to start your Jiu-Jitsu journey

by James Eke We humans are an interesting bunch. We will sit for hours watching other people have amazing adventures and wonderful lives but when it comes to seeing this same magic happen in our own lives we will come … Continue reading

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EAMA BJJ December Syllabus

Pinocchio didn’t like it much and you don’t like it either — being puppeted around by the other person. That is, you don’t like it on the receiving end and other than making your opponent look funny, unless you know … Continue reading

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Why should I do Brazilian Jiu-jitsu?

by James Eke You are thinking about trying Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. Maybe you have tried other things or maybe you still do. Maybe you’ve heard how much fun it is from friends. Maybe you have done a little research or have … Continue reading

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Being awesome at Jiu-jitsu takes hard work over a long period of time

  by James Eke When we start training in the martial arts we might think that we are going to suddenly gain amazing skills and be this image that we have created for ourselves over night. The reality though is … Continue reading

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Zen & The Art of Jiu-jitsu

    by James Eke “Calm your mind. Control your body. Master your emotions. Breathe” These are words that I heard a great deal when I first started studying Zen over 30 years ago. I was lucky because a few of … Continue reading

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Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is for everyone

by James Eke After 35-plus years in the martial arts I’ll be the first to admit that some martial arts are good for some people while others are good for ‘others’. While there may be people out there who would say that this … Continue reading

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