"Life is like an iceberg, 90% of what is actually important...cannot be seen."
Daniel DiMarzio was born on the Army Base in Fort Campbell, Kentucky in 1982. He graduated from Peirce College in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Concentration in Management and is a member of Delta Mu Delta, International Honor Society in Business Administration. He is also a graduate of the Pennsylvania School of Muscle Therapy.
He is the author of "A Story of Life, Fate, and Finding the Lost Art of Koka Ninjutsu in Japan," "Finding the Real Japan, Stories from the Land of the Rising Sun," and "From Machete Fights to Paradise, The Machete Fighters of the Dominican Republic." Articles written by Daniel DiMarzio include, "Jinichi Kawakami, Masaaki Hatsumi and Seiko Fujita- The Great Ninja Lineage Debate," "Miyamoto Musashi- One of the Greatest Warriors in History (A Brief Biography of Miyamoto Musashi)" and the Foreword to "Ritualistic Samurai Suicide- A Firsthand Account (Tales of Old Japan) circa 1871." Daniel is also the owner of the "Winds of Japan Shop."
Daniel lived in Japan for two years where he owned and operated a business in the Kanto region. While living in Japan he continued his study of the martial arts. He has also spent time in the Dominican Republic, studying the use of the machete (and knives) there.
He has studied various martial arts including Banke Shinobinoden (Koka and Iga Bujutsu, Ninjutsu etc.), Yawara (Japanese Jujutsu), and Systema. He also has some training in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu.