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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Master Joe Boone Bo form at Wisconsin NK black belt exam

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Just a reminder we are open for classes today but will be closed tomorrow for the 4th. Have a safe Holiday!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Special shout out to the "2-lap club". On the last day of camp I challenged these brave souls to run another lap around the baseball fields and they did so without complaint. Well done boys!! ... See MoreSee Less

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What a great group at camp this week! Everyone worked really hard and I was incredibly impressed with their energy and enthusiasm. Way to go crew and congratulations to the new promotions!! ... See MoreSee Less

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