About Us

We bring both physical and mental strengths into one combined martial art. It helps you to stay sharp, flexible and focused, also raises your stamina levels. We are looking for people who would like to join our initiative, to build a community to share our experiences and ideas. You think you have a great idea for us to make HackySack more interesting, or you just want to play together?

Artakas Akopianas

Co Founder

Artakas thrives on bringing all kinds of people together for creative endeavors that are fun, educational and rewarding. With inspiration from his family growing up in Lithuania, Artakas became fluent in a range of musical styles while attending a humanitarian school where he participated in choirs, theater and sports. He has travelled in various parts of Europe singing, acting in television and film, and producing music. Artakas has a passion for shaping bright project ideas into something meaningful on a human level, and his down-to-earth, groovy style crosses borders with a positive purpose

Marius Barends

Co Founder

Marius has a passion for capturing the potential of ideas to transform them into reality. Born and raised in Lithuania, he began working on musical projects at the age of 10 and has founded enterprises including a music studio and media projects. His constant energy and creative vision often propel him to a position where he can make a positive impact in global communities. Principles of humanity and cultural understanding are important to Marius in his work and personal life.