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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Our May Monthly Exam is on Saturday, May 20th! The exam starts at 10:00 am! All classes after 10 am are cancelled! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to all of our new Black Belts who promoted on Saturday! Also, thank you to all of the partners who went out to the exam to support and help their candidate! ... See MoreSee Less

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Hello! Today is picture day! All classes are cancelled! Please wear your full uniform! Class pictures are as follows.

4-6 year old : 4:30 pm
7-12 white - gold : 5:00 pm
7-12 green - blue : 5:30 pm
7-12 red - brown : 6:00 pm
Teen and adult : 6:30 pm
Black : 7:00 pm

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