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By joining the American Karate Studio, you become part of a tight-knit community and a part of a tradition that dates back centuries. Anyone who takes up karate at the American Karate Studio will soon learn that there is something about the martial art that will translate into their life. 

Creating greater self-esteem in people is our priority. Deriving confidence from within by developing inner talents helps people feel better about themselves. At the American Karate Studio, we are here to make you a stronger, more confident person. With hard work and a positive attitude, you will gain confidence and have fun at the same time. 

Whether you are fitness-oriented or looking for a sense of confidence and security, you will find it here. Our students range from age 4.5 to 75, everyone can benefit from karate training. 

Other benefits of training at the American Karate Studio include:

  • Improving focus 

  • Learning discipline

  • Goal-setting

  • Learning to respect oneself & others

  • Perseverance & resilience

  • Improved patience

  • Physical activity


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About Us

The American Karate Studio has been operating since the 1970s

We currently have three locations across the West Suburban Area: Minnetonka, St. Louis Park,

and New Hope.


The majority of the classes at each location are taught by head instructors with decades

of experience.


Read more about each of the proud head instructors below. 

Meet The Head Instructors


Mr. Vic Marotta

Minnetonka Head Instructor


Ms. Sandra Obermiller

St. Louis Park Head Instructor


Mr. Raksa Mark

New Hope Head Instructor

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