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Kokyu Strength℠ by Greg Soon

Greg Soon is a martial art expert, Aikido instructor, Certified Personal Trainer, and Corrective Exercise Specialist.
Greg is the creator of Kokyu Strength℠ a training method focused on developing: Core Strength, proper breathing, and improved movement.  He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of human movement, martial arts, fitness and strength training to his clients, in order to achieve their personal goals.

Greg Soon began Aikido training in 1993 and was an Uchi Deshi (live-in disciple) of Seiichi Sugano Shihan and Yoshimitsu Yamada Shihan, both of whom were uchi deshi of the founder of Aikido, Morihei Ueshiba.  He began teaching Aikido at New York Aikikai in 1997 and began teaching Aikido and self-defense skills independently in 1999.  Greg has maintained his martial art and personal training practice on W. 27th Street in NYC since 2002.

Greg’s training background also includes boxing (he began training at age 6 with his father, an amateur boxing champion), freestyle wrestling, and Judo. Greg was also a competitive foil fencer.  As a high school senior, he captained his high school fencing team at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Arts and studied with the Peter Westbrook Foundation.

Greg trains regularly at Equinox Flatiron (895 Broadway at 19th Street) and trains his clients at Moving Body Resources (112 W. 27th Street) in Manhattan.

Greg is also a member of Fencers Club (229 W 28th Street) where he practices epee and takes lessons with Master Coach Kornel Udvarhelyi.

Located at: Moving Body Resources
112 West 27th Street (between 6th & 7th Avenues)
New York, NY 10001

Schedule a Session:
(646) 209-5373
or email: 

50 minute personal training sessions:
$425.00 for 5 sessions
$800.00 for 10 sessions.

Greg’s Certifications:
National Academy of Sports Medicine: Certified Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist.
TRX:  Force Level 2, Sports Medicine Trainer, Group Suspension Trainer and Rip Trainer Qualifications. 

Private Personal Training tailored to You:
Strength, Fitness, Corrective Exercise, and Self-Defense. 

With over 30 years of experience in martial arts and 25 years of experience in strength-training, Greg developed Kokyu Strength℠ as a way to stay physically fit and injury free through guided breathing and aligned movement.  

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Greg Soon, CPT
Certifications and Qualifications: 

Greg Soon NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist 1520203 NY
Greg Soon NASM Certified Personal Trainer 1601264961 NY
Greg Soon NASM Certified Personal Trainer 1487299 NY