New Students

Welcome to Martial Arts America of Lewiston

From our Little Ninjas to our "Kickin' Adults", Martial Arts America is a total program of family fun, fitness and self defense. It is the reason students have made us their choice for getting more kick out of life. Our students are on a quest to be their best!!

Martial Arts America History

Since 1982 Martial Arts America has been bringing the community the very best in martial arts instruction. Founded on the principles of teaching excellence, personal attention and tradition, we provide you with the most complete and effective methods to reach your full potential.

Teaching Excellence

At Martial Arts America our instructors are black belt professionals and are personally selected for their martial arts skills, but also for their ability to effectively communicate their knowledge and understanding to students of all ages. Their energy, enthusiasm, helpfulness and friendliness are proof that our program works. Frank Arnett is the head instructor and is a black belt with over thirty years experience.

Programs Designed With You In Mind

At Martial Arts America we are interested not only in self-defense skills, but also in the complete personal development of each student. Individual attention is a priority of each and every class, allowing students to progress quickly and easily toward their personal goals. Our instructors take seriously their role as role models for younger students, teaching the importance of strong character, leadership and good values.

A Modern Approach To Self Defense

Although our techniques are based on traditional knowledge, our application of that knowledge sets us apart from other schools. Our instructors are constantly gaining new knowledge and training with the top leaders in the martial arts industry. You will understand exactly what it takes, mentally and physically, to defend yourself or your loved ones should the need ever arise.

Fitness and Health

At Martial Arts America we believe that developing and maintaining a sound body and mind are critical to getting the most out of life. Our programs will strengthen the body...enhance your flexibility...increase your concentration, sharpen your awareness, senses and reflexes allowing you to relax from the stress of daily life. This unique combination of using the power of the body and the mind is the key to increasing energy, self-discipline, and handling self-defense situations as well as mental stress.

Schedule and Course Options

Martial Arts America offers convenient schedules at affordable rates. We are a full time studio open six days a week to make it easy for you to study and progress. We offer group and private programs for everyone's interest.

Little Ninjas

Little Ninjas

"It's amazing how much my son's self-control has improved! He helps so much more at home." - Mitzi Soyland

Student Creed

To build True Confidence

Knowledge in the Mind

Honesty in the ehart

Strength in the Body

To Keep Friendship with
One Another

And Build a Strong and
Happy Community.



Outside my window, a new day I see
And only I can determine
What kind of a day it will be
It can busy and sunny,
laughing and gay,
Or boring and cold, unhappy and grey
My own state of mind
is the determining key,
For I am only the person I let myself be
I can be thoughtful and do all I can to help,
I can enjoy what I do and make it seem fun,
or gripe and complain and make it
hard on someone
I can be patient with those who may
not understand,
or belittle and hurt them
as much as I can
But I have faith in myself,
and believe what I say,
And I personally intent to make
the best of every day.