About Edina 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.  

Centennial Lakes Plaza

7545 France Ave South

Edina, MN 55435

(952) 835-1083


Owner: Mr. Kelly Worley

Head Instructor: Mr. Shonal Gangopadhyay

Instructors: Mr. Ben Hamlin, Mr. James Waters & Ms. Elizabeth Franchot

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About Mr. Shonal Gangopadhyay

Mr. Shonal Gangopadhyay started his training at National Karate in 2000 with Ms. Jamie Worley at International School of Minnesota. He achieved the rank of first degree black belt in 2008 with Mr. William Hill at Eden Prairie National Karate. He is currently a 3rd degree black belt and is working towards earning his 4th degree.

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Reminder, this Saturday 4/20/19 is Exam Day!!!
Beginner/Intermediate exam 10:00am
Advanced exam at 11:30am
There will be NO regular classes after 10:00am
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Congratulations to our students who promoted to Black Belt today at the Graduation! ... See MoreSee Less

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For the safety of or students and staff Edina NK will be closed tonight due to the adverse & worsening weather conditions. We will reopen tomorrow for regular classes. Hope everyone stay’s safe and warm. ... See MoreSee Less

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Sign up, it’ll be fun!!!Need another reason to get one of these awesome NK shirts?? We will be wearing these to our FMSC Packing Party on March 23rd! Stop by the office to buy your shirt today!
Haven’t registered yet for the packing party? There’s still time! Click the link below to reserve your spot:
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Big congrats to all our students who competed at the NK Team Championships, win or lose you make us proud!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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