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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Congratulations!Congrats to Jason and Jaden Cloutier on achieving the rank of 2nd degree black belt! ... See MoreSee Less

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24 hours ago

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NK Summer Camp was fantastic! Thanks to all the kids who participated and to the counselors who made it extra fun! ... See MoreSee Less

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1 day ago

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Congratulations!CONGRATULATIONS to all our students who tested at the black belt exam on Saturday!

Mr. Krew Barber - 3rd
Mr. Alec Sanschagrin - 3rd
Mr. Kristian Foss - 1st
Ms. Elizabeth Molnau - 1st
Mr. John Wolfe - 1st
Ms. Sofia Wolfe - 1st
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2 days ago

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Congratulations to the Orono candidates who earned their new black belts this Aug. 2018 BB Exam.
Congratulations to Mr. Rhett Worley on his 2nd Degree!
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Congratulations!Chaska NK has a new Black Belt!
Congratulations to Shraavya on a great exam!!
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