Aikido of Red Bank

Michael Fitzpatrick, Sandan (3rd degree black belt), Fukushidoin (certified "Assistant Instructor" by the U.S. Aikido Federation)

Michael Fitzpatrick
Michael began his aikido studies in 1993 in Santa Monica, California, under Jun Mateo Sensei. In the mid-1990s, Michael moved to New York, where he studied at the New York Aikikai. He has been a member of Aikido of Red Bank since 2003. Outside the dojo, he is a writer and editor who teaches journalism at Rutgers University.