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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Tomorrow, Saturday the 21st, is the monthly exam! Classes from 10:00 AM - 1:00 pm will be cancelled! Krav Maga will be at 1:00 pm per usual. ... See MoreSee Less

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This Saturday is the monthly exam! Check the testing list for your name! All classes from 10:00 AM continuing will be cancelled EXCEPT Krav Maga, which will be schedule at its regular time at 1:00 PM. ... See MoreSee Less

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We will be closed during The Diamond Nationals which is on Friday, Oct. 6th and Saturday, Oct. 7th! ... See MoreSee Less

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We are closed today, Friday, Sept. 1st through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4th. Have a good weekend! ... See MoreSee Less

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