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 "Jujutsu in Japan to Brazilian Jiu-jitsu in America," "From Machete Fights to Paradise, The Machete Fighters of the Dominican Republic," "Finding the Real Japan, Stories from the Land of the Rising Sun" and "A Story of Life, Fate, and Finding the Lost Art of Koka Ninjutsu in Japan." 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 blades by the Dominicans. Daniel is the founder of the "Dominican Martial Arts Association."
He has studied various martial arts including Systema, Banke Shinobinoden (Koka and Iga Bujutsu, Ninjutsu etc.), Yawara (Japanese Jujutsu) and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ).
Daniel is currently a member of "Snake Pit U.S.A." and is training in Catch as Catch Can Wrestling (Submission Grappling) and MMA.
Daniel DiMarzio (left) and Coach Joel Bane (Expert Catch Wrestler and Captain of the United States Air Force Wrestling Team)
Daniel DiMarzio (left) doing research for his book "From Machete Fights to Paradise" in a neighborhood in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic