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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Edina National Karate's August Rank Acceleration Camp! Congratulations to everyone who promoted at the camp! Time to get ready for tournament season! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to all of our students who promoted to Black Belt or higher degrees over the weekend! Thank you to all the partners and families who made this happen! ... See MoreSee Less

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This Saturday, August 18th is the monthly exam! All classes from 10:00 am until closed are cancelled! ... See MoreSee Less

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We will be closed from 10:00 am until close on Saturday, August 11th for the Black Belt Graduation Exam! Ms. Franchot is testing for her 4th degree Black Belt! If you have any questions, please call or email Mr. G! ... See MoreSee Less

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This week is Rank Acceleration Camp! Tuesday and Thursday day classes are cancelled!
Evening classes are still happening! (4 pm onward)
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