Shihan Mark Roemke is your master teacher on Ninja Training TV. Shihan Roemke has studied and taught Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu for two decades and is licensed to teach by Ninjutsu Grandmaster Soke Hatsumi. A 15th Dan practitioner (Jugodan) and a member in the Shidoshi Kai teachers association of the Bujinkan, he created the Santa Cruz Bujinkan Dojo over a decade ago.
He specializes in many weapons and martial arts styles including Enshin Itto Ryu Battojutsu (“the art of sword drawing and cutting.”) A former New York State Tae Kwon Do Champion,Shihan Roemke is also trained in Kenpo Kung Fu, DeCuerdas Eskrima, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, and Seibukan Jujutsu. He also trained in military fighting tactics of the Army, and served in the 10th Mountain Infantry unit. Shihan Roemke currently trains with the Alpha Dog Tactical Shooting School based out of San Jose, California, covering Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced classes in Pistol, Carbine, and Shotgun. He is a certified lifeguard, and certified in many aspects of first aid and first responder training.
Shihan Roemke is the co-founder of NIN, “Ninjas In Nature,” and is dedicated to his mission of teaching primitive skills to adults and children and connecting them to nature. He has created over 30 instructional DVDs and has written manuals and books being used in many dojos and classes around the world today.