Boxing is a physically demanding style of training, conditioning boxers for optimal agility, speed, muscular endurance, accuracy, balance, hand-eye coordination, footwork and overall strength to defend against and overcome opponents.
Parkinson’s Disease causes a loss in many of those same elements that boxers condition to improve. Published medical research has shown that forced, intense exercise can reduce, reverse and delay many of the Parkinson’s symptoms.
A diversity of symptoms needs to be addressed simultaneously and through this form of training that diversity is met. It is a non contact program in which the opponent is Parkinson’s Disease.