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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Due to the road conditions there is no class after 9:30am today. Please stay home and be safe! It’s nasty out there!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Reminder: There is no more Monday night youth sparring. Adult class will be taking its place at 6:30 starting tonight! See you in class! ... See MoreSee Less

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Reminder: There is no class today due to the Black Belt Exam! Good luck to all who are testing! ... See MoreSee Less

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Attention! Due to the upcoming snow we will be cancelling sparring class tonight and moving black belt class up to 6:15. All other classes will remain the same! Drive safe! ... See MoreSee Less

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Our monthly exam is tonight at 6:30! There is no sparring or adult class! Remember all exam fees must be paid before testing.

The testing list is as follows:

Kevin N - Gold/Green
John N - Gold/Green
Jennie N - Gold/Green
Isabella M - Green
Justin T - Purple
Clara T - Purple
Ishanvi K - Blue
Lucas M - Blue
Katie N - Red
Sonal B - Red
Chase F - Red/Brown
Tarun G - Red/Brown
Henry K - Brown/Black
Emmy M - Brown/Black
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*2 week trial is a one-time offer for new students only. Uniform purchase required.