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.  

14166 South Highway 13, Unit 6A

Savage, MN 55378

(952) 440-2333


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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Reminder: We are closed Saturday 5/27 and Monday 5/29 for the Memorial Day Holiday. Please have a safe and fun holiday weekend! See everyone in class next week! ... See MoreSee Less

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Our Monthly Belt Testing is tonight at 7:00pm! There will be NO ADULT CLASS. The exam list is as follows:

Tarun G. - Purple
Khanu L. - Purple
Ethan M. - Purple
Svetlana P. - Purple/Blue
Tessa A. - Purple/Blue
Khang N. - Purple/Blue
Erik K. - Blue/Red
Emmy M. - Red
Ethan M. - 1 Black

Good luck to all who are testing!
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Our monthly exam is TONIGHT!! There will be no adult classes at 7:00pm. All children's classes will be as scheduled. Good luck to all testers!

Addison H. - Green/Purple
Sergey P. Green/Purple
Tanya P. Green/Purple
Alex T. Green/Purple
Sourish M. Blue/Red
Sriram K. Red
Arnav A. Red
Rohan V. Red
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Good luck to Joey W. & Tyler D. as they test for their black belts today! You both have worked so hard and we know you will do great and make Savage NK proud! Congratulation's on such a HUGE accomplishment!

Savage NK students and families are all welcome and encouraged to come out and support these two young men! The exam is at 1:00PM at the Eisenhower Community Center in Hopkins.

Eisenhower Community Center
1001 MN-7, Hopkins MN, 55305
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Picture Day is coming up! Make sure to reserve your time on the sheet attached to the office window! Space is filing up quickly! ... See MoreSee Less

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