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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Attention Black Belts! Your class is at 5:30 tomorrow and you will have sparring at 6:15. There will be no 7:00pm black belt class.

Attention Screeners! Reminder that there is a 7:00pm screening practice class here at Savage tomorrow. Make sure to be here!
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Attention Black Belts! Due to the screening your class will be at 5:30 tonight. There will be no 6:15 class. Good luck to the screeners! ... See MoreSee Less

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Reminder that we are closed this weekend for the Labor Day holiday. Classes resume Tuesday. Have a safe holiday weekend! ... See MoreSee Less

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