Boxing Class for Parkinson’s Disease

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A local boxing gym is offering classes to folks who suffer from Parkinson’s Disease. 

According to Milton Jackson, the program got started on accident. 

“One day Allen Martin was teaching a class, and I believe two of his students had Parkinson’s. He noticed the drills were helping control their motor skills.”

That’s when Martin sprouted the idea of holding a class for others who deal with the disease. The club now hosts a class once a week to help those keep their motions under control. 

For a link to the Rocket City Rocks Boxing Facebook page, click here or call (256) 874-3365 for more information. 

 

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