Tag Archives: Victoria BC

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 … Continue reading

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Jean Jacques Machado Jiu-Jitsu officially lands in Victoria, BC at Eke Academy of Martial Arts

  In the landscape of Jiu-Jitsu there are legends. Few come close to a living legend the likes of Jean Jacques Machado who is not only a pioneer in bringing BJJ to North America and trains a ‘who’s who’ of … Continue reading

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Eke Academy BJJ Competition Team: 2017 Provincials Highlights Reel

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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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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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