Tag Archives: martial arts
Forget Black Belt. What kind of White Belt are you?
by James Eke Times have changed since I first started training in the martial arts. When I first started training as a child over three decades ago, a person with a black belt around their waist was usually someone we … Continue reading
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
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
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
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Victoria, BC!
At Eke Academy of Martial Arts we are please to provide Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in a safe, mature and open manner, making BJJ not just about competition or gaining belts, but about changing your life, getting fit, making friends and … Continue reading
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
Technique of the Week #29
Guro James Eke of the Eke Academy of Martial Arts in Victoria, BC takes us through the Biset/Silhig technique from Silat.
Technique of the Week #26
A look at Silat technique, Putar Kepala with James Eke of the Eke Academy of Martial Arts, located in Victoria, BC. EAMA is Victoria’s martial art school to learn Silat, Kali, Jeet Kune Do, Balintawak Eskrima, Kickboxing, Grappling and more.
Eke Academy of Martial Arts — technique of the week #24
Eke Academy of Martial Arts — technique of the week #23
Guro James takes us through a footwork drill from Silat.