With alumni Craig Henningsen and Chris Brewster, the team soon began to involve other competitors from Sharkey’s Karate. Their prestigious alumni roster of great martial artists includes Mike Chat, Matt Mullins, Suzanne Wancket, Matt Bowles, Brendon Huor, Micah Karns, Justin Chang, and Mickey Facchinello, among others.
AKA Sideswipe has traveled the world performing for U.S. troops in trips to Naval bases in Japan, Guam, Cuba, Italy, Okinawa, and many other locations.
Though they have found popularity in entertainment spheres, Team AKA is careful not to lose sight of its traditional martial arts roots. Team AKA members regularly participate in a variety of community programs and charity functions.