What Is Parkinson’s Boxing Therapy?

Parkinson’s boxing therapy is a training program that is designed for the unique needs of individuals with Parkison’s disease. The wide array of non-contact, boxing-based workouts aims to help people with PD manage their symptoms and help them live a more independent life. Parkison’s boxing therapy classes are a great way to stay in shape and live a more complete life! If this sounds like something you or someone you know would benefit from, keep reading! Who Is Parksion’s Boxing For?…
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Why Fitness Trainers Need a Parkinson’s Boxing Certification

If you are a fitness trainer interested in expanding your clientele base, learning a new skill, and gaining the ability to help enhance the lives of people with Parkinson’s Disease, let us introduce you to Parkinson’s Boxing Certification from Rock Steady Boxing. What is a Parkinson’s Boxing Certification from RSB? A Parkinson’s Boxing Certification from RSB is essentially your key to fully understanding how to use non-contact boxing exercises and methodologies to enhance …
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“SHE KNEW I NEEDED ROCK STEADY BOXING BEFORE I DID!”

When I first started Rock Steady Boxing, I absolutely HATED it. First, I had just been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at age 40. I lived 1,000 miles away from home and telling my large network of supporters had been quite overwhelming. The only gym in the area that offered Rock Steady Boxing was about an hour away, too far for me to drive on my own. I asked my elderly father-in-law to bring me to and from class. And while he never complained, and rather enjoyed watching our clas…
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Help us Fight Back! Become a Rock Steady Boxing volunteer today!

Drone photography provided by Dronegenuity   With the new year comes a time to renew our goals, and our mission of fighting back against Parkinson’s Disease.  This year, there are many great things happening in the world of Rock Steady Boxing.  If you’ve heard about Rock Steady Boxing, and are interested in being more involved, one of the great parts about Rock Steady Boxing is the volunteer force that all of our coaches and boxers are grateful for.  At The Rock Steady Headquarte…
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5 Best Tips for People Newly Diagnosed with PD

***The following is a repost from The Davis Phinney Foundation April 16, 2019 We recently had the chance to chat with two of our Davis Phinney Foundation Ambassadors who specialize in working with people living with Parkinson’s. Together they shared their five best tips for the newly diagnosed. Brett Miller, Rock Steady Boxing coach and wellness professional recommends that people do the following as soon as they’re diagnosed. #1 – FIND A MOVEMENT DISORDER SPECIALIST (MDS) Movement di…
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