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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No classes Thursday through Saturday due to the holiday weekend. The only exception is Saturday morning's Turkey Trot Kickboxing at 9:00 am. All teens, adults, and parents are welcome to join Mr. Boley for his annual class. Come on in and work off that holiday meal. ... See MoreSee Less

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November Exam: Nice job students! ... See MoreSee Less

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Exam night tonight!
7:00 pm : Beginner Youth
7:45 pm: Adv. Youth/Adult plus BB screeners testing in December.

No regular adult class tonight
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SPARRING DAY!
All youth need to bring their sparring gear today for class. Purple belts are welcome to attend the 5:00 class.
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