134 episodes

James Eke is an author and martial artist with over 40 years experience. Black belts in a number of systems and a certified instructor under legendary martial art Guro Dan Inosanto and a Jiu-Jitsu student under Steve Maxwell, Eke runs a successful school in Victoria, BC, Canada, The Eke Academy of Martial Arts. A former journalist and a combat arms Army Captain, Eke brings real-life lessons to his training and teaching. Eke is the author of Warrior's Way: A Guide To Lifelong Learning In The Martial Arts and A Wolf In The Woods: Combat Essentials For The Martial Artist.

Warrior's Way Podcast James Eke

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 13 Ratings

James Eke is an author and martial artist with over 40 years experience. Black belts in a number of systems and a certified instructor under legendary martial art Guro Dan Inosanto and a Jiu-Jitsu student under Steve Maxwell, Eke runs a successful school in Victoria, BC, Canada, The Eke Academy of Martial Arts. A former journalist and a combat arms Army Captain, Eke brings real-life lessons to his training and teaching. Eke is the author of Warrior's Way: A Guide To Lifelong Learning In The Martial Arts and A Wolf In The Woods: Combat Essentials For The Martial Artist.

    Episode 130 — Marcus Aurelius’ book Meditations is the only self-help book you need

    Episode 130 — Marcus Aurelius’ book Meditations is the only self-help book you need

    We take a look at Stoic philosopher and Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius and how his message has lasted two millennia and what it has meant to some of us and how we live our lives helping us through good and bad times. We talking about how learning a musical instrument can change your life and become a hugely important part of our training.

    • 34 min
    Episode 129 — Talking To The Enlightened Master Inside Us

    Episode 129 — Talking To The Enlightened Master Inside Us

    This episode we talking about how we can take Carl Jung’s active imagination process to ramp up our training to new levels. We also talk about how we can find more to add to our training even when we might think we don’t have many options.

    • 38 min
    Episode 128: Shantideva The Flying Bullied Bodhisattva Who Taught Us To Be Kind

    Episode 128: Shantideva The Flying Bullied Bodhisattva Who Taught Us To Be Kind

    We take a look at one of the most important icons in Buddhism, Shantideva who not just levitated and vanished but taught some of the most important lessons on compassion and loving-kindness and how we truly need to live our lives and train. We answer a listener question about the most important outlook to cultivate in our training and much more!

    • 22 min
    Episode 127 — Wake Up! A field guide to enlightenment

    Episode 127 — Wake Up! A field guide to enlightenment

    In this episode we talk about enlightenment, what it means and ask the question, where are all the enlightened people these days? We answer a listener question about how to integrate philosophy with action and live better lives.

    • 33 min
    Episode 126 — Trieu Thi Trinh: Vietnam’s Joan of Arc

    Episode 126 — Trieu Thi Trinh: Vietnam’s Joan of Arc

    This episode we examine the life of Vietnam’s Joan of Arc, Ba Trieu who rode a war elephant in rebellion against Chinese invasion. We talk about what a story like Ba Trieu’s can mean to our lives and our training. We answer a listener question about how to make the most from life in troubling times.

    • 26 min
    Episode 125 — Anger: Recognize it, work with it and find wisdom in it

    Episode 125 — Anger: Recognize it, work with it and find wisdom in it

    What is anger? How much do you carry around? Where does it come from? This episode we look at different exercises to learn to deal with anger in a positive way to increase our compassion and understanding. We also answer a question about getting more from our training.

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Yarmouth runner ,

Great podcast!

I’ve been listening to your podcast for awhile and enjoy its wide array of topics and essays. Cheers from Nova Scotia!

shawn woodford ,

Awesome

Hey!

I have been truly inspired by and enjoyed this pod cast! Each episode has allowed me to get inside the head of a man who has spent his life seriously training and reflecting in the
Martial Arts.

I am looking forward to picking up a copy of your books :)

Thank you
Osu

Shawn

evolvedcreationist ,

A Wealth of Knowledge on Life and Martial Arts

This insightful podcast provides a well balanced view on martial arts, focusing on a higher purpose, and health. The format is easily absorbable and usually starts with a mini book review leading to Mr. Eke's open input on his own experiences.

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