MN Karate & Fitness offers Minneapolis's Favorite Martial Arts Classes for Kids and Adults

Welcome to MN Karate & Fitness!

About Us:

Hi, my name is Aaron Pallesen, owner of MN Karate & Fitness in Minneapolis, MN, and I want to welcome you to our website!

We have been honored to be able to serve the Minneapolis area for years, and we'd be even more honored to be able to serve you and your family.

At MN Karate & Fitness, we wholeheartedly believe that Martial Arts training can change lives. From increased Fitness levels and Quality of Life for Adults, to greater Confidence and Self Esteem for Children, we’ve seen firsthand the benefits that people receive from Martial Arts training, and we want to share those benefits with you!

So take a moment to look around our website; we offer multiple programs to fit your needs. If you see something you think might benefit you or your family, we encourage you to enroll for a No Obligation Trial.

We can’t wait to meet you!

Aaron Pallesen

Kids Programs

Kids Martial Arts classes build Confidence, Focus and Self-Esteem for Children of all Ages. Kids love the "ninja" moves, and parents love the Life Skills

Adult Programs

Our Adult Programs help you Lose Weight, Build Muscle, Get Fit and Feel GREAT. Plus, they're a TON of Fun!

Daycare Alternatives

Minneapolis parents no longer have to rely on Daycares for their children's formative, ultra-important time away from home. Kids and Parents alike love our fitness focused Childcare Alternatives!

Frequently Asked Questions

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    Can I try Class before I sign up?

    Yes! Our No Obligation Trial really is "No Obligation". We want you to be sure that what we offer and what you need are congruent. If so, you are welcome to become a member after your trial is up.

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    Do I need to be in shape to enroll for Adult classes?

    No! Although we definitely suggest maintaining an active lifestyle, if you haven't exercised in years, many of our classes will still be accessible. Once you're good at them and getting closer to your goals, you'll be able to increase the intensity and try harder classes. Before you know it, you'll be looking and feeling fantastic.

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    How Often Should I Attend Class?

    As much as you'd like! We see the most success with at least 2 classes per week. Because we have membership options with unlimited class attendance, many members are here 3-5 or even 6 days a week. That's not necessary but the more you attend, the better your results!

  • 4

    Do I have to sign up for a certain period of time?

    That entirely depends on your level of commitment, and how much you're enjoying classes. If you're a not sure yet that our classes are right for you, you're not required to stay for a period of time, but if you're loving it and have a goal of achieving Black Belt, we have programs that will get you there!


What Our Members Have To Say

We think our Programs ROCK! But what about actual Members?

MN Karate and Fitness has been wonderful for our 5 year old boy who had teachers telling us that he has issues with focus and concentration. Their curriculum is geared to help his age group with concentration, focus, motivation and memory along with fitness and being active. The instructors are fantastic and they keep adding wonderful people to their team. We moved away from the area and make the effort to drive out of our way just for the quality and care they give our son. They are worth it!!!

Cassie L.

The instructors here are amazing! I have been attending adult classes for several months, and everyone here is encouraging while expecting you to push yourself to do your best. I've never felt more empowered, and coming really helps with focus. Plus, they always give me a great workout! Ladies - in addition to the great male instructors leading the school, there are a couple of female instructors which have helped me specifically understand how my body needs to move. These folks are VERY accommodating and friendly to women (really everyone of any variety), so don't think this is just for the guys!

Bryn K.

Just finished the Brock Turner beat down self defense class, it was amazing. I feel like the instruction was very clear and I got a lot of practice. The instructors were very passionate about what they were teaching and made me feel safe. I would highly recommend this class to any woman with any skill/fitness level. Thank you for offering this class, and making it free!

Kate K.

Contact Us

MN Karate & Fitness

1085 10th Ave SE

Minneapolis, MN 55414

(612) 331-3786