Sensei Mark Baker was born and raised in Sarasota, FL where he started training martial arts at the age of 13, in 1984. He holds the rank of Rokudan (6th Dan) in Shuri Ryu Karate Do. He also holds a 5th Dan black belt rank in Ju-Jutsu.

Sensei Baker has been teaching since 1989, and since that time he has whole-heartedly committed himself to studying and sharing the martial arts with those who are eager to learn.

The instructors at Shuhari Martial Arts are well trained in the standards and methods of Shuri Ryu Karate, Ju-Jitsu, and other martial arts styles. They are knowledgeable in the various aspects of the training you will receive at this dojo. Attending weekly classes, as well as specialized seminars each year, the black belts keep their skills current and continue to grow as martial artists and instructors. Most importantly, the instructors are committed to helping you reach your highest potential. At Shuhari, we are dedicated to producing great martial artists!


Class Schedule
Kids Karate:
Mon & Wed 4:40 to 5:30
Tue, Thu, Fri 5:35 to 6:25
(Ages 10-14) Kids Karate:
Mon, Wed, & Fri 5:35 to 6:25
Adult Ju-Jutsu:
Mon & Wed 7:40 to 8:45
Adult Karate:
Mon & Wed 6:30 to 7:30
Mixed Adult Karate & Ju-Jutsu
Thu 7:40 to 8:45 
Fitness Class
Fri 6:35 to 7:20

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  Shuhari Martial Arts | Sarasota | 1100 N Tuttle Avenue, Sarasota, Florida 34237 | 941-343-3688