About Shorewood 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.  

Shorewood Village Shopping Center

23630 Highway 7

Shorewood, MN 55331

(952) 474-5656


Director: Mr. Ron Tobin

Assistant Instructors: Ms. Courtney Yurich & Ms. Rebecca Tran

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About Mr. Ron Tobin

Mr. Tobin began his martial arts training with National Karate in 1992 and was promoted to 1st degree black belt in September of 1998. He currently holds the rank of 5th degree black belt. He says, “I was always a hyper child who nobody could control but when I joined National Karate, my instructors showed me how to use that energy and emphasized focus. National karate has always been my go-to place for fun, challenges, and self-achievement. Now as an instructor I plan to spread the same fond memories I had as a child growing up.”

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We had a fantastic week with these hardworking kids at Rank Acceleration. All the intermediates (and one tot!) earned belt promotions. Special thanks to Ms. Benning, Ms. Wolfe, and Mr. Stewart for assistant teaching. Sign up ✔ for our second session in August! ... See MoreSee Less

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The monthly sparring tournament. Here are our championship competitors, Ms. Edstrom and Mr. Kellett. 🥊🥋 ... See MoreSee Less

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We had a great first day of Krav --
bracing, hammer strikes & seat belt races! Join us Saturday at 11:45 for an encore.
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