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.
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.Read more...