About Brooklyn Park 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.
About Joe Boone
Mr. Joe Boone started his training at Brooklyn Park National Karate in 1998 at the age of 8. He achieved the rank of 1st degree Black Belt in September of 2001 when he began additional training for national competitions. After an extensive career spanning a decade of traveling the country as a top ranked fighter and forms competitor, he decided to enter full contact fighting competitions where he went undefeated until he dedicated his focus towards starting his family.
Mr. Boone has trained and taught at many different National Karate locations. But he has spent most of his Martial Arts career at his home school in Brooklyn Park. A lifetime goal of Mr. Boone was to own the Brooklyn Park school and train others. On July 2019 his dream became a reality when he became its owner. He is happy to be “back home, and living the dream”. Mr. Boone has trained many state and national champions throughout his successful career. He is also certified in Krav Maga and truly enjoys all aspects of Martial Arts.Read more...