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Aikido and Strength Training with Greg Soon

Greg is the creator of Kokyu Strength℠
a training method that combines Aikido and Strength Training to improve your: Strength, Reflexes, Timing, Coordination and Competitive Mindset.
Greg is an expert Aikido instructor and NASM Certified Personal Trainer.

(646) 209-5373
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Aikido Private Lessons: 40 minute lessons.
$65.00 per lesson.
$300.00 for 5 lessons.

Personal Strength Training & Conditioning: 50 minute sessions.
$425.00 / 5 sessions.
$800.00 / 10 sessions.

112 West 27th Street (between 6th & 7th Avenues)

New York, NY 10001
Greg Soon’s Private Lessons are held at Moving Body Resources on West 27th Street in Chelsea
(near all MTA Subway lines, Penn Station and PATH Trains):


“Greg Soon is a dynamic and fun Aikido instructor. His knowledge and mastery of Aikido is a rare find in NYC. I take private lessons with Greg in order to relax and build strength too. Greg’s Aikido lessons teach me how to use a type of internal strength that they do not teach at any gym or group fitness class. I highly recommend Greg Soon as your Aikido private instructor.” ~ Randy L. (Manhattan)



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. He is also a competitive epee/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. He also trained at the Fencer’s Club and Salle Santelli from 1992-1994.

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

Greg is a current member of Fencers Club (229 W 28th Street) where he studies epee fencing.

Greg’s Certifications:
National Academy of Sports Medicine: Certified Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist. 

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