World Famous Extreme Martial Arts Team to Present Family-Friendly Stage Show: Sideswipe Live

Celebs and VIPs Expected to Turn Out for Joico Sponsored Show and Reception Benefitting Ride for Autism

Oct 26, 2010, 17:22 ET from Sideswipe Live

STUDIO CITY, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellen DeGeneres says, "They're amazing!"  Piers Morgan for America's Got Talent said, "What [Sideswipe] did brilliantly was turn a sport into entertainment.  I've gotta say, it's electrifying!"

From a top 5 finish on America's Got Talent and the Britney Spears Tour, Sideswipe is the #1 extreme martial arts group in the world.  With their Crouching Tiger-like skills and over 30 world titles between them, join the Sideswipe Performance Team on a fantastical journey where gravity-defying extreme martial arts meet music, lights, and comedy to create an evening of family fun and high-flying action.   

One week before the launch of their Vegas stage show at The Tropicana, the world famous Sideswipe Performance Team is proud to present two local Los Angeles performances on Friday, November 5th and Saturday, November 6th in Studio City, California at the Sportsmen's Lodge Event Center.

Sideswipe Live is a Cirque-style stage show geared toward kids that is an extreme martial arts extravaganza benefiting the non-profit organization Ride for Autism and sponsored by Joico.

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Ride for Autism is a volunteer group dedicated to raising funds benefiting non-profit entities that are directly involved with the Autism Spectrum Disorder.  To learn more about Ride for Autism, visit

Joico, a leader in the professional salon industry, has been an avid supporter of Ride for Autism and is proud to be part of the Sideswipe Event. The team at Joico will provide attendees with hair care products. To learn more about Joico, visit

Sideswipe Live will guide you through the styles and skills of extreme martial arts by featuring an array of performances, sketches, and characters from martial arts inspired entertainment like Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, and The Karate Kid.  Step into a world where gravity ceases to exist and the impossible becomes possible!!!

Individual performers will include: Leo Howard (GI Joe, Leo Little's Big Show), Brandon Soo Hoo (Tropic Thunder, GI Joe), and Matt Mullins (Kamen Rider Dragon Knight, Mortal Kombat: Rebirth, Discovery Channel's Xtreme Martial Arts).

Performances will be:  

  • Friday evening, November 5th at 7:30pm
    • Wine and dessert reception immediately following
  • Saturday afternoon, November 6th at 12:30pm


  • Sportsmen’s Lodge Event Center
    • 12833 Ventura Boulevard 
    • Studio City, CA 91604 is a 501(c)(3) organization. A portion of your ticket is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

Event/Media Contact:

Matt Mullins


Joico Press Contact:

Jen Betts

(310) 954-8331

SOURCE Sideswipe Live