Staff and Coaches
D’Ondrai Jones has over 18 years of Parkour experience and 7 years of official coaching experience. D’Ondrai started training in Omaha, Nebraska, later moving to Duncanville ,Texas. He then began practicing at a local park where over the course of a year influenced local youth to begin training parkour. The group Duncanville Parkour made a mark in the suburb and the city is now currently planning the build of an official parkour park.
D’Ondrai and his close friends had even bigger goals though. After forming the team ‘Somatic Movement’ he and his friends began creating videos and spreading more parkour media as a team. A select few even started devising a plan on creating a gym. After moving in together to hold each other accountable they were successfully able to open up Somatic Movement Gym Feb of 2017.
D’Ondrai training eventually landed him a sponsorship with Take Flight Parkour Apparel.
This granted D’Ondrai the opportunity to travel around the US creating videos and teaching others. He later took that coaching and put it online through YouTube. There he collected and personally trained individuals around the world. As the views added up, he even landed a few gigs on commercials and video games showcasing his skills eventually to Nerf which is currently running ads around the world. His latest venture came in the form of competitive tag. You can catch him and his team, ‘No Cap’ on World Chase Tag. The events have been broadcasted on both NBCSports and ESPN!
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Kaden has over 7 years of parkour training experience and over 4 years of coaching experience here at Somatic Movement gym. Kaden started his parkour journey in his backyard learning all his vaults, flips, and precisions using a dog house, scrap pieces of wood, and a couple vault boxes. The Somatic Movement parkour team saw Kaden’s progression and quickly added him to the team. Now, for the past 4 years, he has taken part in developing the gym and has worked with students helping them develop and progress their skills. Aside from the gym, Kaden has taken part in international competitions around the world and has participated in World Chase Tag as a member of team No Cap.
Joey has over 12 years of Parkour experience and 11 years of official coaching experience. Joey started training in Portland Oregon through Portland Parkour and began by teaching 30 minute lessons at the start of each session. Soon after that he started coaching at Revolution Parkour. Over the next 4 years he developed his coaching skills at Revolution Parkour Beaverton, Gresham, Playground Gym, and taught at over 15 schools through his own company PDXPK.
Joey’s training eventually landed him sponsorships and travel opportunities for competitions, workshops, and seminars. From China to Mexico, and everywhere in between, Joey has traveled the world competing and coaching. He’s podiumed at most major Parkour Competitions including Red Bull Art of Motion, Air Wipp, and North American Parkour Championships.
Throughout his travels he developed a strong passion for teaching and began shifting from competing to coaching. Choosing to travel for workshops instead of competitions he began coaching semi-regularly at Somatic Movement.
Joey has moved to Texas to coach full time at Somatic Movement and help develop the skills, confidence, and attitude of each student.