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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It’s sparring tonight in all youth classes so please remember your gear ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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We had a great group for Women's Kickboxing and Sparring last night! Thanks for coming out ladies! ... See MoreSee Less

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Reminder - tonight is Women's Kickboxing (7:00) and Sparring (7:30). Teens and adults can come for one or both classes! ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

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Reminder we are closed for regular classes Friday, Saturday and Monday for the Memorial Day weekend. The only class being held will be kickboxing on Saturday morning at 9:00 am for all adults & teens. See you all back for regular classes on Tuesday, May 28th.The school will be closed this Friday May 24th through Monday May 27th for the Memorial Day holiday! Have a safe and fun time with friends and family! We will see you back and ready on Tuesday May 28th! ... See MoreSee Less

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