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Master Nathan Thorn


7th Degree Black Belt - World Champion

   

Master Thorn has been helping around a Karate School since he was just a young 1st degree Black Belt and was teaching classes by age 15. Along with teaching Thorn currently runs a very successful competition team which has claimed many Top positions on the regional circuit.

Past Awards members of Team Edge has achieved include


  • Top Mens Overall Black Belt Fighter

  • Top Mens 30-39 Overall Black Belt Fighter

  • Top Mens 50 & Up Black Belt Fighter Twice

  • Top Women's Overall Competitor under Black Belt

  • Top Mens Overall Competitor Under Black Belt

  • Numerous Minnesota State Champions (N.C.K.A. & M.B.B.L.)

  • Top Girls Overall Competitor Under Black Belt 12-17

  • Top Competitor in every Youth Black Belt Forms Division in same year

  • W.B.B.L. Top Rated Mens Overall Black Belt Fighter

  • N.A.S.K.A. World Champions

  • W.K.C. World Champions


Interesting Facts:



  • Thorn's performance team performed on field at a MN Swarm Game in front of 15,000 fans.

  • Thorn has over 20 years of teaching experience and has taught close to 30,000 classes


  • In 2012, Thorn became one of the youngest 7th Degree Black Belts ever promoted.


Competition Experience:



  • Thorn is the most accomplished Martial Artist in the St. Croix Valley by far. 2014 Thorn won a WKC National Title as well as WKC World Champion Title in Dublin, Ireland.

  • 2011 and 2012 N.A.S.K.A. World Champion Title

  • 2011 W.B.B.L. Fighting Title

  • On the N.C.K.A. Regional Circuit Thorn is the only competitor to have won Sparring Grand Champion, Forms Grand Champion and Tag Team Sparring in the same tournament.

  • Thorn has won over 50 Grand Champion titles.

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Started
1987
1st Degree
1991
2nd Degree
1994
3rd Degree
1997
4th Degree
2003
5th Degree
2005
6th Degree
2008
7th Degree
2012
 





“The Edge is a great place to experience the Martial Arts. Master Thorn is a superb instructor to kids of all ages. Discipline, Self Respect, Strength, and Confidence are just a few of the things you'll learn at The Edge. It is a great family activity and we love it here.”
“The Edge is a great place to learn karate. Master Thorn is an excellent, experienced teacher and martial artist and can really connect with any child on many levels. Master Thorn teaches students discipline and life skills, not just karate. Lots of great martial artists have become black belts from the Edge thanks to Master Thorn.”
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The Edge Martial Arts
1654 Market Drive
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 6513517750
Fax: 651.351.7760
Email: Info@EdgeMN.com

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