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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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REMINDER: we are closed today thru Monday, September 4th - 7th, for Labor Day Weekend. Have a wonderful weekend and we will see you all next week!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to our newly promoted South Minneapolis NK Black Belts!!

-Ms. Juliana Welter, 1st degree black belt
-Mr. Paul Martin Blomgren, 3rd degree black belt

To accomplish this amidst everything that’s going on in our society right now... I couldn’t be more proud 👏🏾👊🏾💪🏾
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*2 week trial is a one-time offer for new students only. Uniform purchase required.