Contact Us National Karate - Academy of Martial Arts


5761 Egan Drive
Savage, MN 55378
United States
Owner: Mr. Jim Albertson
Director: Mr. Troy Sexton
Instructors: Mr. Greg Timmerman
Assistant Instructors: Mr. Chad Brosious
About Savage 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.

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About Mr. Derek Shonka

Derek Shonka began his training with National Karate in June of 1998 at the age of 6.  He was promoted to first degree black belt in June of 2004 and currently holds the rank of fourth degree black belt.


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To clarify on my post from yesterday, masks are NOT required during class. They are only required while in the lobby. If you’d like to wear a mask during class you are more than welcome to do so!! Thanks for your cooperation! If you have any questions pleas contact Mr. Sexton. See you in class or on Zoom soon! ... See MoreSee Less

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I think we all knew this was coming but starting this Saturday, July 25th face covering/ masks will be required in all public indoor spaces. If we stay committed we will get thru this and then back to normal( hopefully sooner than later). Stay safe, see you in class or zoom!
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Effective this Saturday, July 18th we will have a new schedule for in school classes! If you have any questions please contact Mr. Sexton. See you all in class! ... See MoreSee Less

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Effective TOMORROW (July 7th) Tuesday & Thursday in school classes will have a new schedule. All other days will remain the same. The new schedule will be as follows:

5:30 - Purple - Brown w/ 1 Black Stripe
6:15 - Brown w/ 2 Black Stripe - Black

Thank you!
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We are open!! See everyone in class tonight!! ... See MoreSee Less

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*2 week trial is a one-time offer for new students only. Uniform purchase required.