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
Richard Stickles Sensei has passed.


It is with deep sadness and heavy heart that we announce the passing of Richard M. Stickles - 7th Dan, Shihan and Founder of Aikido Schools of New Jersey in Roselle Park.


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.


May 14, 2016
Seminar   Memorial Seminar honoring Rick Stickles Shihan, taught by Yoshimitsu Yamada Shihan, 8th Dan and Hal Lehrman Shihan, 7th Dan.


Please join us at ASNJ in honoring Rick Stickles Shihan on May 14th for the Memorial Seminar


Cost $60


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