Shidoshi, Dojo Cho
Markk is the Dojo-cho (head instructor) of the Hayashi Shugyo Dojo. He has been involved in the martial arts for over 40 years, begining with Jeet Kune Do and Kung Fu before settling into Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu. Markk currently holds the rank of Roku Dan (6th degree black belt) under Shihan Luke Molitor of the Jigoku Dojo in Dallas, TX, and a licensed Shidoshi (instructor) under Soke Masaaki Hatsumi of the Bujinkan Dojo in Noda, Chiba, Japan.
Markk has been fortunate to train with some of the most skilled shihan (master instructors) in the art who were kind enough to pass on their knowledge obtained from the senior instructors in Japan.
Markk has worked as an armed guard in the Nuclear Security Industry, specializing in counter-terrorism threats.
Markk continues to refine his skill in budo taijutsu as well as other cultural arts of Japan.