Team USA


Team AKT members of the 2017 US National Gold Medal WCJJO World Jujitsu Championship Team: Bryana Baer, Mike Hanchett, Charlie Love, and Desmond White with Grandmaster/Coach Barry A. Broughton (center). 

We wish to express our sincere thanks to all of you who helped make this journey to the World Championship in Australia possible. The outpouring of support from our AKT family, friends and our community was beyond amazing and so very much appreciated. We are deeply grateful for your time, your donations and your encouragement. It was the unwavering support from each of you that kept us grounded and focused on the long, tough journey to a Gold Medal win in Australia. Thank you.


Big news!  Five members of Team AKT have made Team USA that will represent the United States and compete at the World National Sport Jujitsu Championships in Australia in October 2017.

Here is how you can help support Team USA as they train, travel and compete to achieve this goal.

  • Donate directly at AKT Combatives Academy (705 N. Union Street, Olean, NY 14760 – 716-373-1050)
  • Online at GoFundMe direct link:
  • Attend and support our public training events (see event list below)
  • Purchase raffle tickets at AKT Combatives Academy or at our events
  • Sponsor an individual Team USA Member

*Check out some of our upcoming fun events!*

July 15th

Wellsville Balloon Rally in the morning


Portville Heritage Days (Demonstration, Raffles and Chinese Auction!)


BOOTH 20 COME ON DOWN – Saturday, July 15th at the Portville Heritage days The members of Team USA and members of AKT Combatives Academy will be doing a demonstration in reality based self-defense/personal protection. We will have raffle tickets for sale and a Chinese auction to help fund our team going over to Australia in October to compete in the World Championships. We also will be accepting signups for the volleyball fundraising tournament at GOOD TIMES of Olean on July 30th. AKT Combatives Academy

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Jul 15 – Jul 16 · Pioneer Park · Portville

July 28-29th


Team AKT/USA Members Train “Old School”

at the Bare Knuckle Boxing Hall of Fame!

*You can spar a Team USA member in Apollo Creed’s boxing ring used in the movie Rocky II

We are excited to announce that members of the US National Jujitsu Team from AKT Combatives Academy in Olean will be training “Old School” at the Bare Knuckle Boxing Hall of Fame in Belfast, NY on July 28-29th. Come out and support Team USA members as they train in the legendary barnes used by William Muldoon to train John L. Sullivan in 1889. We will also be training in Apollo Creed’s boxing ring used in the famous scene of the movie Rocky II that is now set up in front of the BKBHoF Barns. You can even Spar/Train (or just get a photo of yourself with team members) in the ring with a Team USA Member for only $20 for 2 Rounds! Team photos will also be available for autographs as well.

Proceeds will assist team members in offsetting the travel expenses incurred with attending the World Championships held in Australia in October. Come out and watch history being made! Go TEAM USA!

Thank you Scott Burt (BKBHoF President) for your support and this amazing training opportunity!

  • Lots of fun planned for this event… Stay tuned as we will be updating this page with event info.

July 30th


Volleyball fundraising tournament at GOOD TIMES of Olean on July 30th

Join us for a super fun day!  Everyone welcome.

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