About Bloomington 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.  

Normandale Village Shopping Center

5109B West 98th Street

Bloomington, MN 55438

(952) 941-8722


Owner & Director: Mr. Jeff Sidner

Instructor: Mr. Charlie Meredith

Instructor: Mr. Reed Miller

Office Manager: Ms. Delaney Brown

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About Mr. Jeff Sidner

Jeff Sidner began his martial arts training in 1989. After trying several schools, he found the Maplewood National Karate School in 1992 and immediately knew he’d found his martial arts home. He was promoted to 1st Degree Black Belt in 1995 and currently holds the rank of 6th Degree Black Belt.

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Please take a minute to Vote for Edina NK!We have been nominated in the Best Private Preschool/Childcare category in Edina Magazine's
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1 month ago

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The Martial Arts world lost a true Champion, RIP Mr. DawsonIt is with great sadness that the SMA team reports the loss of a loving husband, father, friend and lifelong martial artist. A fierce competitor on both the world and national stages. At 52 years old, Gerald Dawson had won almost every notable tournament in our sport. Your memory will forever be with us. Rest In Peace. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 months ago

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🇬🇷 Greece Updates 🇬🇷

Day 3: finals youth sparring, adult form

🥇Alaina - GOLD
🥇Ehjay - GOLD
🥈Merielle - SILVER
🥈Colton- SILVER
🥈Michael - SILVER

🥈Colton - SILVER
🥉Kitana - BRONZE

🥇Alaina - GOLD
🥈Merielle -SILVER
🥉Colton - BRONZE
🥉Ehjay - BRONZE
🥉Michael - BRONZE

🥈Max - to be determined

Congrats! To everyone!

Good luck to Ms. E, Kitana, Vivica, Mr. Tobin and Mighty Max in their fight and form finals tomorrow!

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3 months ago

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Good Luck to Team USA in Athens, Greece this week! Mr Ron Ronnie Tobin from Shorewood NK, Mr. Roane Zaragoza from Woodbury NK, and Ms. Dee Everett and her team from Crystal NK!Good luck to Team USA - Mr. Tobin and NK Crystal - in Greece at WKU! ... See MoreSee Less

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