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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The 1st place Team Spartans at the NCKA Finals!!
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Our 1st place Spartans!

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Beginner/Intermediate Exam, Advanced Exam, AND a Krav Exam. What a great day! Congratulations Everyone 👊🏾💪🏾 ... See MoreSee Less

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Mrs. Paula Aburto performing her bunkai for her 5th degree exam. Outstanding performance!!!
Blood & Stone Demo - Woodbury NK
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Self Defense Demo - Woodbury NK - Paula Aburto, Roane Zaragoza, Radhika Tiki Jadoo

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Hello Everyone, we will be cancelling the last two classes today due to weather. There will be no classes after noon. Any classes that start before noon (11:30 or 11:40) will be the last classes of the day. Please drive safely! ... See MoreSee Less

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