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.

For information about our free trial program for new students, please click here.  

5761 Egan Drive

Savage, MN 55378

(952) 440-2333

savage@nationalkarate.com

Director: Mr. Troy Sexton

Instructor: Mr. Raymond Wilbur

Assistant Instructors: Mr. Greg Timmerman, Ms. Airyona DeHerrera & Mr. Dominick Calvin

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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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NK training is excellent for physical conditioning, stressing body flexibility, excellent balance and over-all body strength. Students are always learning something new – it’s truly an antidote to monotonous gym routines. Professional black belt instructors are trained to help each individual reach his or her own personal potential. NK offers Flexible class schedules accommodate busy lives and all students train at their own pace. One person’s progress is not tied to anyone else. NK teaches effective self-defense that works in real life situations, and progression through the belt system develops confidence that extends beyond the classroom. ... See MoreSee Less

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Come celebrate your love by watching your kid punch or kick someone in youth sparring tonight!! There is no better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day in our opinion!! See everyone in class! Happy Valentines Day! ... See MoreSee Less

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Grandmaster Worley, “The only way to fail on your personal path to realizing your dreams is to quit.” ... See MoreSee Less

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Sign-ups have already started for the NK Team Tournament on March 4th!! Our goal is to have 50-60 competitors at this years event! We are well on our way to our goal! We will be working hard from today all the way up until the day before the event to get everyone prepared. Sign up ASAP!! See everyone in class!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Men, women and children develop strength in the body, honesty in the heart and true mental confidence through the dedicated practice of National Karate martial arts. ... See MoreSee Less

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