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South Minneapolis

South Minneapolis
4608 Nicollet Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55409
United States
School Owner: Mr. Jeff Sidner, 6th Degree Black Belt
Owner/Head Instructor:: Mr. Jeff Sidner, 6th Degree Black Belt
Senior Instructors: Ms. Kelly Deasy
Ms. Jenna Stookey
Ms. Diana McHenry
Instructors: Ms. Zoe Hyslop
Mr. Chris Kickhafer.
Assistant Instructor: Mr. Micah Kaveckis
Office Manager: Ms. MaryAnne Kaveckis, 1st Degree Black Belt
About South Minneapolis 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. Jeff Sidner

Jeff Sidner began his martial arts training in 1989. After trying several schools, he found the Maplewood National Karate School in 1992 and immediately knew he’d found his martial arts home. He was promoted to 1st Degree Black Belt in 1995 and currently holds the rank of 6th Degree Black Belt.


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There are still a few spots left in the South Minneapolis and Hopkins Day Camps!! Let me know right away if you are interested and I will put you on the list 😁👊🏾 ... See MoreSee Less

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Hello Everyone, this months belt exams will be held on Saturday, August 22nd. There will be No Regular Classes. Thank you and good luck to all candidates!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Hello Everyone, after some deliberation we have decided we will be hosting Rank Acceleration Camps throughout the month of August:

August 3rd-6th, West Bloomington NK, hosted by Ms. Samantha Barron

August 10th-13th, Hopkins NK, hosted by Mr. Jeff Sidner

August 24th-27th, South Minneapolis NK, hosted by Mr. Ron Tobin

Each camp will take place from 9am-noon. The cost is $190 per student (includes water and snacks)
*minimum participation required for each camp. Message instructor for details
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Closed July 3rd and 4th. Have a fun and safe Holiday weekend!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Lincoln couldn’t wait to recite his Tenet for us! Great job Lincoln 👏🏾 ... See MoreSee Less

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