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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Just a reminder that we have Belt Exams this Saturday. No regular classes after 11:00. Best of luck to all candidates!!
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Tough things come in small packages!! Congratulations Vivaan, Vihaan, and Julian on your new belts 👊🏾💪🏾 ... See MoreSee Less

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New NK Team Tournament T-Shirts now on sale for $20. Pre-order only!! All orders must be submitted by Friday so please call or email me and let me know what size(s) you’d like to reserve. Don’t miss out!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to Brynna Larson on earning her red stripe today! ... See MoreSee Less

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February Calendar of Events:

2/16 - Black Belt Screening - 6:50 pm (No 6:40 class)

2/17 - Monthly Belt Exams - No Regular Classes after 11:00 pm
-Beginner/Intermediate - 11:00 am
-Advanced - 12:30 pm

2/23 - Adult Under Red Belt Exam - 7:00 pm at Edina NK

2/25 - Twin Cities Rumble!!
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