Florida’s Best Martial Arts has assembled the best martial artists in the US to ensure the highest level of instruction in every aspect of martial arts and every class available.
With over 39 years of Martial Arts experience, Sr Master Tucker brings a level of experience and professionalism to the Florida (Sarasota) area that is unmatched. Master Tucker began Martial Arts training at the age of 7 in Winston-Salem, NC in Kyokushinkai Karate. He was awarded his first Black Belt at the age of 14 in Milford, CT. Master Tucker holds the following rankings:
7th Degree Black Belt – American Karate
3rd Degree Black Belt – Kyokushinkai Karate
1st Degree Black Belt – Doce Pares
Blue Belt – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Associate Instructor (not current) – Jeet Kune Do, Jun Fan
Kru – Muay Thai
Master Tucker has trained with many notable instructors including: Master Darrel Wilson, Sifu Richard Bustillo, Tuhon Tom Kier, Professor Charles Dos Anjos, Jean Jacques and Rigan Machado, Grand Master Bobby Toboada, Grand Master Cacoy Canete, Bapak Willem de Thouars, Master Chai Sirisute and many others.
Master Tucker is one of the most well known martial arts business speakers and coaches in the US and has appeared in numerous magazines and articles. He has been a speaker for the National Association of Professional Martial Artists (NAPMA) and the Martial Arts Industry Association (MAIA).
Professor Charles is the highest ranking Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioner in the Sarasota/Bradenton area. A highly decorated competitor in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo and Karate tournaments – Professor Charles is considered one of the best technicians in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Mr. Demerin has been involved in the martial arts for over 12 years, growing up with a serious passion for the mind-body connection that is created the physical discipline and thought-provoking philosophies of the martial arts. Having earned his second-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do throughout the 12 years of his training, 6 of those years were dedicated to teaching that form of martial arts to wide-range of students of different age groups. Now studying the disciplines of Wing Chun and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Mr. Demerin continues his ongoing pursuit of self-improvement through the martial arts.
Janie Scott is a high energy FBMA team member that is always ready to help you achieve your goals!
Ms Scott has an extensive background in the health and medical fields and has turned that experience into a valuable FBMA Team member…
As a graduate of the Sarasota School of Massage Therapy, she has turned a desire to help improve the everyday lives of people into a therapeutic career. To compliment her massage therapy she became a Certified Personal Trainer with ISFTA in June 2010.