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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August 4-6th Karate Camp is just 3 weekends away! We still have a limited number of spots but sign up soon to ensure a spot. Each National Karate has registration forms in their school so check in your home school office to get signed up.This is our 30th year of camp and we're looking forward to a great weekend of fun! Contact Camp Director Jim Albertson 612-481-2130 if you have any questions. ... See MoreSee Less

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