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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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Essence of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu

  by James Eke Someone asked me the other day what Jiu-jitsu was and I answered with a clinical text book answer. Then they asked me something that made me think, they asked, ‘what is its essence?’ Now giving a … Continue reading

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Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is a beautiful thing

  by James Eke People train in the martial arts for a myriad of reasons. Some want to get in better shape. Some want to make friends. Some want to learn to defend themselves. Some just think it is cool. … Continue reading

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October 2016 BJJ Syllabus

You have them in your guard, you think you are doing well and then you realize you are stuck, flat on your back with nothing. Sound familiar? We all find ourselves in this spot either by miscalculation or as a … Continue reading

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Brazilian Jiu-jitsu five days at week at Eke Academy

  Not only can you learn Jeet Kune Do, Kali and Silat at Eke Academy of Martial Arts in Victoria, BC, but now you can train in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu five days a week! EAMA is pleased to announce that it … Continue reading

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu In Victoria, BC

Eke Academy of Martial Arts is please to announce the launch of its Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program under the mentorship of Prof Jay Zeballos, 3rd Degree Black Belt under Jean Jacques Machado. Prof Zeballos is a World Champion BJJ competitor, author, … Continue reading

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Eke Academy of Martial Arts — technique of the week #40

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Eke Academy of Martial Arts technique of the week #35

Guro/Sifu James Eke helps us take a look at the HIA from the five ways of attack.

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Eke Academy of Martial Arts video #34

Guro James Eke looks at the Progressive Indirect Attack from JKD class.

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