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

applevalley@nationalkarate.com

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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NK training is excellent for physical conditioning, stressing body flexibility, excellent balance and over-all body strength. Students are always learning something new – it’s truly an antidote to monotonous gym routines. Professional black belt instructors are trained to help each individual reach his or her own personal potential. NK offers Flexible class schedules accommodate busy lives and all students train at their own pace. One person’s progress is not tied to anyone else. NK teaches effective self-defense that works in real life situations, and progression through the belt system develops confidence that extends beyond the classroom. ... See MoreSee Less

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Extra Sparring class this Thursday, Feb. 15th at 7:30 pm for all teens and adults. Get in some extra practice for the tournament coming up! ... See MoreSee Less

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Grandmaster Worley, “The only way to fail on your personal path to realizing your dreams is to quit.” ... See MoreSee Less

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Worked on some bo techniques today..... ... See MoreSee Less

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Just a reminder that today is the last day to pre-order your NK t shirt. If you’re going to want to wear one for the tournament or all summer long you need to stop in the office today to reserve yours. ... See MoreSee Less

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