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Golden Retirement

November 10th, 2017 – Master Nathan Thorn, 38, of Lake Elmo owns and operates The Edge Martial Arts in Stillwater, MN has just won his 4th World Champion Title coming only 1 month after winning the coveted Diamond Nationals Diamond Ring. Thorn is now a 4 Time World Champion having won 2 N.A.S.K.A. World Champion titles which are based off accumulating points for wins at World Events throughout the year. In 2014 Thorn won his first WKC World Title representing Team USA and winning in Dublin, Ireland. In 2015 Thorn again represented Team USA at the World Championships but injured his hip in his final semi-finals victory that caused him to have to bow out of Gold Medals. Now returning in 2017 Thorn was able to reclaim Gold for Team USA in what may be his final tournament performance. After almost 30 years of competition Thorn is ready to retire from competition and help coach the next generation of Team Edge competitors to their own World Champion titles. This retirement comes after back to back wins at the Diamond Nationals which one of North America’s most prestigious events followed by a Gold Medal finish at Worlds.

“Master Thorn's expertise in Karate has made him a great instructor for kids and adults. Not only do participants learn Karate, but they are taught discipline, focus, respect and are awarded for their achievments. Nathan has a great repore when working with the young kids. I highly recommend the The Edge Martial Arts Karate School in Stillwater MN.”
“My wife and I first met Nathan Thorn when we enrolled our son in Karate. We were immediately impressed with his ability to work with young children, teaching them not only the fundamental skills of the sport, but also the less tangible qualities of discipline, respect and a positive attitude. We realized that this was an activity we would enjoy as well, and soon my wife and I were both signed up, gaining the benefits of the physical workout and enjoying the mental challenge of learning the specifics of the sport. Nathan is that exceptional individual who is not only an expert himself, but who can also teach the art to others. He also has the rare ability to be an effective teacher to all age groups—young children, teens and adults. If you’re looking for a positive, effective karate instructor for yourself or your children, Nathan Thorn is your man.”
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Stillwater, MN 55082
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