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Mickey Facchinello

Mickey Facchinello

Starting martial arts in Minnesota, Mickey Facchinello quickly grew to love thesport karate at the age of 9. Becoming passionate at a young age, Mickey grew thirsty for more – after training five years in Wisconsin, she then discovered a group of talented martial artist in Naperville, Illinois. At the age of 16 she decided to move to Napervilleand join the group of talent who all train at Sharkey's Karate.

Having already earned the rank of second degree black belt in tae kwon do, she decided to expand her training. After several years at Sharkey's Karate, Mickey is now experienced in several styles of the martial arts as well as other performance skills which include the Japanese style karate shorei ryu, Chinese martial arts style wushu, numerous weapons (bo staff, kama, sword), specialized weapons such as the bull whip, aerial silks, power tumbling and free tumbling, and dance. Along with all these Mickey has been able to perform as a member of Matt Mullin's professional martial arts performance team, Sideswipe.

As well as being a team performer for Sideswipe, she also has 3 National titles of her own, spending a few years competing on NASKA and ISKA, both national and international martial art competition circuits. Mickey has recently begun preparing to head to the entertainment industry - she is a member of the Chicago Stunt Team LBP. With an acquired variety of skills, she is driven to be a talented performer and entertainer.

 

 


 

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