Mascari Sensei has studied Genbukan Ninpo
for over 20 years, and runs the only
certified Genbukan dojo in Illinois as
endorsed by the Grandmaster, Shoto
Tanemura in Japan.
Mascari Sensei is a 3rd Degree black belt in Ninpo, first degree black
belt in Jujutsu, and holds Shoden Menkyo masterships in Gyokko Ryu
Kosshi Jutsu and Shinden Tatara Ryu.
In addition to his martial arts interests, he is also a certified public
school teacher; his day job is as the Director of Orchestras at Whitney
M. Young Magnet High School. He is the proud father of his own Little
Ninjas: Ariana, age 9 and Leith, age 7.
Michael Mascari Sensei
Louis Skriba has been training with Mascari Sensei for
about ten years. In that time, he has attained first degree
black belt in both the Genbukan Ninpo Bugei and the Kokusai
Jujutsu Renmei. In addition, he holds Shoden Menkyo
masterships in Gyokko Ryu Kosshi Jutsu, Koto Ryu Koppo
Jutsu, and Shinden Tatara Ryu. Lou also has ranking in
Bikken Jutsu and Bo Jutsu.
Jonathan has been training with Mascari sensei for six years.
He has acheived Sho Dan in the Kokusai Jujutsu Renmei and
is working toward his black belt in Ninpo Taijutsu. He also
has ranking in Gyokko Ryu Kosshi Jutsu, Bikenjutsu and Bo