Micah Karns

Micah Karns began his martial arts training at the age of 4, setting his goals on being a national and world champion by age 14. Moving to Naperville, IL, to train with Sensei Sharkey from Sharkey’s Karate Studio, Micah quickly became one of the most recognized competitors in the world by age 16. His hard work and diligence paid off; by age 17, Micah won more over all grand championships than any other youth competitor in NASKA history, winning every event he attended.

Micah was pegged the “Michael Jordan” of sport karate. In 2012, he traveled to to the WKA World Championships in Orlando, Florida, and as expected, came home with a gold medal awarded in the extreme forms competition. In 2013, Micah traveled to Dublin, Ireland to compete at the Irish Open, the largest martial arts competition in Europe, winning the overall forms championship.

Micah is the holder of 4 American Warrior Cups, the most prestigious award in the martial arts. At age 9, Micah was the youngest person to ever perform with the world renowned Sideswipe Performance Team, led by martial arts professional Matt Mullins. Micah continues to travel with Sideswipe performing for audiences and military all around the world.

Micah is the senior captain of Team AKA, and proudly represents Drednt, a company specializing in martial arts tricking apparel. Micah is well known in the tricking community and considered to be one of the top trickers in the world. His current goals and ambitions are in the entertainment business working in both acting and stunts. Micah continues to train and is a head instructor at Sharkey’s Karate Studio, where he helps other young martial artists reach their martial art goals and aspirations.


American Karate Association
Forms & Weapons

2013 Forms & Weapons Overall Nat’l Champion
2012 Forms & Weapons Overall Nat’l Champion
2011 Forms & Weapons Overall Nat’l Champion
2010 Forms & Weapons Overall Nat’l Champion
2009 Forms & Weapons Overall Nat’l Champion


2011 Instructor of the Year

Black Belt

2012 Black Belt of the Year

Warrior Cup

4-time Warrior Cup Winner

North America Sport Karate Association

2012 Forms & Weapons Overall World Champion
2011 Forms & Weapons Overall World Champion
2010 Forms & Weapons Overall World Champion

World Karate Association

2012 World Gold Medalist

Irish Open International

2012 World Gold Medalist – Dublin, Ireland

International Sport Karate Association

2 Year Undefeated World Champion 2010 – 2011