Focusing on physical health, character development and spirit strengthening, Riverview students traverse through a curriculum of classic martial art techniques.
Since 1990, Riverview has taught children and teens peaceful martial arts promoting physical fitness, energy management, and compassion towards others. With a welcoming approach to a 4,000 year-old tradition, Riverview’s kids martial art program offers authentic training rooted in the core values of respect, honesty, integrity, courage and self-esteem.
About Universal Movement
Riverview Martial Arts practices Universal Movement (UM): a blend of classic techniques from the hard and soft styles of Okinawan Karate, Chinese Kung Fu, Korean Moo Duk Kwan Tang Soo Do, Aiki-jujitsu, Chi Gung, Goju Ryu, and Tai Chi Chuan
Universal Movement presents a total package for young lives teaching tools for lifelong health and success. Taught by caring educators, each class is built on mutual respect and kindness. Students progress through a time-tested curriculum of realistic goals for personal achievement.
Benefits of martial arts
Thousands of children and teenagers have benefited from Riverview’s systematic teaching methods encouraging self-confidence, goal attainment and peaceful resolution to conflict.
Benefits of martial arts include:
- Gain self-control & inner peace
- Give & receive respect
- Build confidence in yourself
- Learn self-regulation
- Cultivate physical health
- Develop self-defense for the mind, body & spirit
- Improve coordination & focus
- Grow academically & socially
- Feel positive about yourself & your achievements
- Make awesome friends!
Both of our newly built Dojo’s are by design located just minutes away from some of the best beaches, parks, hiking trails,nature preserves and outdoor areas in Southern and Mid-Coast Maine. Along with traditional martial arts, training in nature is an added benefit of Universal Movement. With outdoor martial art classes, summer & vacation camps, children immerse themselves in nature and gain the creativity and courage inspired by the great outdoors.
Learn more about Riverview and our staff
Martial arts typically becomes a journey to better ones self over time. Our school welcomes students to enjoy that journey, embrace the ups and downs that come with improving oneself, and know that we too face those challenges and triumphs in the martial arts.
Our school chooses to display tuition rates on an annual basis, as that is the way that 99% of our clients experience it. Our kids martial arts tuition includes all services and fees required to participate in our program and does not require students to arbitrarily remain in the program for any reason.