Fighting Spirit Boxing
Boxing for Parkinson
Parkinson's is a progressive nervous system disorder that
Symptoms start gradually, sometimes starting with a barely
noticable tremor in just one hand.
Tremors are common, but the disorder also commonly causes
stiffness or slowing of movement.
Benefits of Boxing for Parkinson's Disease:
Boxing training programs have been shown to have numerous positive effects on symptoms of Parkinson's disease
Warm-up exercises can help to stretch stiff muscles
Focusing on instructions/targets stimulates cognitive processing
Shouting exercises/counting out loud aids soft-voice disorder
Footwork drills improve balance and agility
Punching and core work build hand-eye coordination
Improvement of coordination, muscles strength and posture
General improvement in walking, reaction times, performance of daily activities and quality of life