When you first begin studying the ninja teachings of Mr. Vern Reid, you're leery. I mean, the guy looks like a goof and he's got a Christmas tree up year round. But as we've discovered, when you're a ninja, it's always Christmas. My friend, you are seven simple steps away from becoming a ninja just in time for the 3-day weekend. All you need is one black T-shirt, and we know damn well you've got an entire dresser and bedroom floor full of those.

Here's a kid demonstrating the lessons of Ninja Vernon Reid.

And one final word from "Ask A Ninja" on WikiQuote: For years, we've been using Warped Tour as a training exercise. Never mosh with a ninja. We'll kill ya.