About Apple Valley National Karate

Since 1973, the National Karate Academy has been dedicated to helping men, women and children discover the benefits of martial arts training.

Physical strength, flexibility and weight control are developed through high repetition natural body exercises.

Mental confidence is achieved from time-tested & effective self-defense skill.

NK training teaches respect, self-discipline and perseverance.

NK’s black belt professional instructors are highly trained and dedicated to help all students achieve their life goals.

For information about our free trial program for new students, please  click here.  

15265 Galaxie Ave #300

Apple Valley, MN 55124

(952) 431-3130


Owner & Director: Mr. Jim Albertson

Instructors: Mr. Jim Boley, Ms. Mimi LaQua, Mr. Cory Tengwall, Ms. Ashley Ripley

Assistant Instructors: Mr. Alex Albertson, Mr. Antonio De Lugo

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About Mr. Jim Albertson

Jim Albertson was eighteen years old when he began his karate training in January of 1979. He was promoted to first degree black belt by John Worley, and Larry Carnahan in July 1981. He began teaching that same year and in 1984 opened his first National Karate School in Burnsville. His dedication to excellence earned Mr. Albertson the position of National Karate Director, along with NK Master Instructors, Mr. Worley and Mr. Carnahan.

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4 days ago

Apple Valley National Karate

A message we just received:

Friends, Family and students of Apple Valley National Karate:

A very heartfelt "THANK YOU" for your generous donations to the Cornerstone Christmas Shop.

Because of you, we will be able to serve the 386 children who signed up to "shop" for Christmas presents for their Mom and siblings.

No child should ever have to be affected by domestic violence but to those who have, having a Merry Christmas helps their healing.

Again, "THANK YOU" and may you be blessed and have the happiest of holiday season!

Jeni Sexton
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1 week ago

Apple Valley National Karate

Congratulations to Apple Valley's newest 1st degree black belts!!

Mr. V. Tiruvuri
Mr. A. Johnson
Ms. L. Lipscomb
Mr. N. Wever

WAY TO GO!!!!! You all did fantastic!!
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We have a revised schedule just this Saturday, Dec. 1st due to the black belt exam.
9:00 am: Teen/Adult class
10:00 am: White belts & all Little Masters
10:30 am: Gold, Green, Purple Belts
11:00 am : Blue & Up belts
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We are open for classes today but closed Thursday through Saturday. BUT.... we will have our annual Turkey Trot Kickboxing class on Saturday morning at 9 am so all adults and teens are welcome to come! ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

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