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October 23, 2020 @ 10:02 AM

One of the founders of BwP is 72 years old and has Parkinson's.  Mike.  Last New Year's Day, 2021, Mike took inventory of himself and he could look out to next New Year's Eve knowing that he could expect to decline some during the year due to aging and due to his PD.  His 100-meter dash might be a step slower.  His tennis reactions might be slower.  His bowling scores might decline. The nature of getting older is that life seems to be a degenerative condition.  And, we know PD is!  Add the two influences together and you have Parkinson's Time.  Can Father Time be beaten at his own game?  Can you fight Mr. Parkinson's?

BwP hopes to prove that Father Time can be arm wrestled ......

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October 21, 2020 @ 5:23 AM

This 14-step script begins with "What is your name" and ends with "Welcome to boxing for Parkinson's."  One section at a time it guides you through the entire enrollment process.  It will save you time, you'll get all the information you need to advise and consult with your boxer and you will have a comprehensive baseline for future assessments.  And your Boxer is immediately part of the Boxers with Parkinson's Project!

1)  Personal Information:  The usual stuff plus two pictures.  Get a headshot and a full length standing shot.

2)  Emergency Contact:  Have emergency info available anytime, anywhere.

3)  Parkinson's Meds:  View a checklist of PD ......

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