Aikido is a peaceful, Japanese Martial Art that offers you self-defense, physical fitness, meditation and much, much more.
Shihan Rick Stickles , 7th Degree Blackbelt, with over 40 years of experience, teaches the time honored traditions of Aikido with its emphasis on personal growth and empowerment.
Aikido Schools of NJ is a friendly and supportive place to start your Aikido odyssey. It is a full-time martial arts dojo open seven days a week. Its class schedule offers over 30 classes a week, instructing hand-to-hand Aikido, sword, staff, and meditation arts for the beginner, intermediate, and advanced student (both adults and children).
Confidence and clarity of mind follow you out the door of the dojo and into your day to day life!
Visitors are always welcome to stop by, visit our beautiful facility, and watch a class.
News and Events.
June 21, 2015
It is with deep sadness and heavy heart that we announce the passing of Richard M. Stickles - 7th Dan, Shihan and Chief Instructor of Aikido Schools of New Jersey in Roselle Park. Rick Stickles Sensei, passed away on Sunday, June 21st. ASNJ members will be holding a memorial service at the dojo on Wednesday, June 24th at 7pm.
Stickles Sensei began his training in New York Aikikai and was soto deshi to Yamada Sensei. He founded ASNJ in 1977 and dedicated his life to teaching and promoting Aikido at his dojo and around the world. He was also an instructor at New York Aikikai.
Yamada Sensei, the USAF, and the ASNJ extend their deepest condolences to Stickles Sensei’s family for this sudden and unexpected loss.
July 19, 2015
October 17-18, 2015