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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There are no Zoom classes tonight. We are working on hopefully re-opening mid June with modifications to keep everyone safe. ... See MoreSee Less

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take a class from a 10th Degree Black Belt? How about someone who trained with Bruce Lee?? Well you don’t have to wonder anymore!! We are excited to announce that tomorrow (Friday, May 1st) National Karate will host Grand Master John Worley as he conducts two classes: 5:30-6:00, 12 & Under, 6:15-6:45, 13 & Older. Both classes will be all belt levels so block out your schedule and do NOT miss this opportunity to learn from the man whose vision helped shape National Karate into the greatest martial arts organization in the country! We are so excited that you will all get an opportunity to benefit from his wisdom so please tune in!! Please check your Remind text to get Zoom codes and be sure to sign in early to get a spot! ... See MoreSee Less

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New class ID and passwords for Zoom classes have been sent out via Remind! Make sure to check your text messages!

If you aren’t signed up for a Remind text @savagenk to 81010 to sign up!

Have fun and stay safe!!
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Make sure to check your Remind texts for the new online Zoom class schedule! If you’re not apart of the Remind text system text @savagenk to 81010 to register! Let us know what you think of the classes!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Good morning everyone!! We have created online video classes! We sent them out via Remind text. If you’re not on Remind text @savagenk to 81010 to sign up or email for the link!! Have fun!! We hope everyone is staying healthy!! ... See MoreSee Less

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