About Hopkins 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.  

Central Park Square

1422 Mainstreet

Hopkins, MN 55343

(952) 546-3002


Owner: Mr. Jeff Sidner

Head Instructor: Mr. Steve Levine

Instructors: Mr. Ryan Rossborough, Ms. Hannah Dvorak, Mr. Tim Fruth

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About Mr. Jeff Sidner

Jeff Sidner began his martial arts training in 1989. After trying several schools, he found the Maplewood National Karate School in 1992 and immediately knew he’d found his martial arts home. He was promoted to 1st Degree Black Belt in 1995 and currently holds the rank of 6th Degree Black Belt.

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Ranks Acceleration Camp starts on Monday, June 11th! There are still plenty of spots available so see Mr. Robbins for details. ... See MoreSee Less

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Great belt exams yesterday! Congratulations everyone. Especially the advanced exam. Three students and an hour and a half long exam. You guys killed it!! 👊🏾 ... See MoreSee Less

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Grand Master Worley and Grand Master Carnahan attended the funeral for Martial Arts Legend Jhoon Rhee this weekend. Among the many martial arts Grand Masters and Legends in attendance was Chuck Norris! Chuck Norris was actually on the panel of judges that promoted Grand Master Worley to 1st degree black belt in 1969!! ... See MoreSee Less

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