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Apple Valley

Apple Valley
15265 Galaxie Ave #300
Apple Valley MN 55124
United States
Owner & Director: Mr. Jim Albertson
Instructors: Mr. Jim Boley, Ms. Mimi LaQua, Mr. Cory Tengwall, Ms. Ashley Ripley
Assistant Instructors: Mr. Alex Albertson, Mr. Ben Schwartz
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.

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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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Update: we are canceling women's night tonight. Look for updates later this month! ... See MoreSee Less

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Reminder: Women's Kickboxing and Sparring is tonight at 7:00 pm! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to all of Apple Valley's newest black belts!
Mr J. Boley: 5th degree
Mr. E. Landa: 4th degree
Mr. R. Overcashier: 3rd degree
Mr. J. Madrid: 2nd degree
Mr. N. Anteneh: 1st degree
Ms. M. Martinez: 1st degree
Ms. M. Suresh: 1st degree
Ms. R. Suresh 1st degree

You all did a phenomenal job! A special recognition of Mr. Albertson who was promoted to 9th degree black belt!
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Reminder that we are closed Saturday August 10th for staff training and our black belt exam.
Good luck to Apple Valley’s candidates:

Mr. Boley - 5th degree
Mr. Overcashier- 3rd degree
Mr. J. Madrid - 2nd degree
Ms. M. Martinez - 1st degree
Mr. N. Anteneh - 1st degree
Ms. R. Suresh - 1st degree
Ms. M. Suresh - 1st degree
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Sparring in all youth classes tonight! Remember to bring your sparring equipment. ... See MoreSee Less

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*2 week trial is a one-time offer for new students only. Uniform purchase required.