Meet the real-life ninja who can fend off muggers, pick locks and walk through fire. Like most boys growing up, Martin Faulks always wanted to be a superhero. As a child he dressed in batman costumes and won martial arts competitions. But Martin has taken his obsession further and has fulfilled his childhood dream to become a ninja. By day 33-year-old Martin, of Suffolk works in publishing, by night the family man dons a black mask and roams the streets to protect his neighbourhood.