Contact Us National Karate - Academy of Martial Arts

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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Way to go Ms. Barron!Samantha is part of our 2019 Twin Cities Finest class and has been working on some incredible events to meet her goal! She hosted a National Karate Kick-a-Thon on September 14 & you can still donate to this event by visiting her honoree page at! ... See MoreSee Less

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Here is the link to register for the sparring seminar with Ki'Tana Everett:

Thurs 10/31🎃
Hyatt Regency
1300 Nicolett Mall
Mpls MN

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