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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The new schedule goes into effect this upcoming Monday, November 4th! Stop in the office with any questions and pick up a new schedule! ... See MoreSee Less

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Today and tomorrow are the last 2 days to sign up for the Diamond Nationals! Stop in the office ASAP and get signed up!

Reminder we are CLOSED Thursday for Halloween and CLOSED Saturday for the tournament! Good luck to all who are competing!
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My mistake! Black Belt class will be combined with the 5:30 class tonight. There will be NO 6:15 CLASS! My apologies on the mix up! ... See MoreSee Less

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Reminder: Black Belt class with be combined with the brown belt class at 6:15. There is no 6:15 class tonight. ... See MoreSee Less

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