Why Do We Box?

“Parkinson’s and boxing?” “Don’t they know what happened to Muhammad Ali?” Yes.  Rock Steady Boxing and its affiliates are beginning boxing programs around the world for people with Parkinson’s disease.  But our boxing program is completely NON-contact.  The curriculum is designed to improve Parkinson’s symptoms through a boxing-inspired fitness regimen.  And it works. To the outside world, this seemingly counter-intuitive concept of boxing for Parkinson’s raises eyebrow…
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Wrapping Our Heads Around Dementia

by Marcia Wilson It’s confusing. It’s frustrating. It’s complicated. It’s hard to understand and it’s not fair! And you’re the one with the functional brain; just imagine what it’s like for your loved one, friend or boxer with dementia. While slower processing of information is not uncommon with Parkinson’s disease (PD), it doesn’t generally present a great challenge for coaches and cornermen (caregivers).  Medications, urinary tract infections, depression, thyroid, and hea…
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Free Fundraising Breakfast October 12, 2017!

Who: Rock Steady Boxing vs. Parkinson’s Disease What:  7th Annual “Main Event” One-Hour Fundraising Breakfast to benefit Rock Steady Boxing Where: Indiana State Fairgrounds Agriculture/Horticulture Building, 1202 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis 46205 When: Thursday, October 12, 2017      7:30 – 8:30 am Tickets: FREE Parking: FREE Please join us as we celebrate the courageous boxers fighting back against Parkinson’s disease at Rock Steady Boxing. It wil…
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RSB Charity Golf Outing Returns June 5, 2017

The Rock Steady Boxing  4th Annual “Charity Golf Outing” is returning June 5, 2017! Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in this special fundraiser for Rock Steady. Sponsorship Opportunities are now available! Please contact Joyce Johnson, Executive Director, at 317.205.9198 or email jjohnson@rocksteadyboxing.org to learn more about sponsoring this event. Click HERE to download the Charity Golf Outing sponsorship form.  To register, please fill out the Registrat…
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Comedy Night to Benefit RSB

Join us on Saturday, March 4 in Indianapolis for a “rock’em sock’em” great time with nationally recognized stand up comedian, Jeff Bodart (www.jeffbodart.com) and funny man and Rock Steady founder, Scott Newman. Music to rock and roll will be provided by Terra and the Firma. Comedy for a Cause celebrates the courageous boxers fighting back against Parkinson’s disease at Rock Steady Boxing. All funds raised will support the growth of this extraordinary organizatio…
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