Our Instructors

Ninjutsu Instructors

Keeping the Spirit of the Defensive Heart

Sensei Marc Hanson - 4th Level Certified Instructor (Shinan Menkyo)

Sensei Marc was awarded Shinan Menkyo (4th Level Instructor Certification) by Kancho Chadwick Minge in January 2011. Because Kancho Minge has refused to compromise quality or cut corners in his traditional training style, few achieve this rank in the Ten-Chi-Wa Ninpo Taijutsu Program. Sensei Marc also holds multiple Dan rankings in Genbukan Ninpo Taijutsu as well a Kokusai Jujutsu Renmei.  The founder and owner of Wash Park Martial Arts, Sensei Marc returns to teach classes and conduct testing several times each year. 

Learn more about Marc Sensei here.



Sensei Jason Wigham - 3rd Level Certified Instructor (Okuden Menkyo)

Sensei Jason received his Okuden Menkyo (3rd Level Instructor) in the Ten Chi Wa Ninpo Tai-Jutsu system in May 2016. He is one of a handful of certified instructors worldwide to reach this level. Jason has been studying Ninpo since 1994. Our Head Instructor, he currently runs the adult and junior programs and teaches the majority of classes throughout the week.





Sensei Vanessa Spindle - 1st Level Certified Instructor (Shoden Menkyo)

Sensei Vanessa has been studying taijutsu for over 15 years and is a lifelong martial artist with experience in multiple disciplines.  She received her Shoden Menkyo in May 2016.  She has been teaching and assisting with classes for several years.  Vanessa is available for private lessons at a variety of times throughout the week. 






Sensei Charles Daley - 1st Level Certified Instructor (Shoden Menkyo)


Sensei Charlie has been studying Taijutsu for over 20 years, starting in the Junior Program.  He received his Shoden Menkyo in May 2016.  He has been teaching and assisting with classes for several years.  Charlie is available for private lessons at a variety of times throughout the week.