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Rock Steady Boxing

Friday, January 10th to Friday, May 1st, 2020
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Positions0 Remaining
RegistrationRegistration Closed
Registration ClosesAny time before each shift ends or when space runs out.
Age Limit16 and up
Description
Rock Steady Boxing offers boxing-inspired fitness classes only to people with Parkinson’s disease. Volunteers will be assigned to classes as needed. 


Shifts:

Monday - Thursday 10:30am to 12:15pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5pm - 6:45pm



Gym Responsibilities

·         Arrive 15 minutes prior to class to help Coaches and PD boxers prepare for class.

·         Check in with RSB Coaches to identify any special needs during class, which may include:

 

-          Explaining modifications for exercises

-          Making sure PD boxers are staying properly hydrated

-          Watching for signs of low blood pressure, dizziness, overheating

-          Watching and listening for signs of depression

-          Being compassionate and fully present during class

-          Being a good listener

-          Leaving personal problems outside the gym

 

·         Set up as “head coach” if the head coach needs to step aside.

·         Keep a firm “tough love” attitude – keep the morale of classes positive.

·         Assist PD boxers in wrapping hands prior to class.

·         Assist PD boxers with putting on boxing gloves during class.

·         Assist PD boxers who need assistance getting up and down off the floor (but always encourage and teach independent-techniques first.)

·         At the completion of class, volunteers are expected to assist with set-up and take-down of equipment, and the cleaning the gym:

 

-          Disinfect all heavy bags and speed bags (after final class of the day)

-          Put “toys” away

-          Organize boxing gloves

-          Throw away empty water bottles

-          Look for “Lost and Found” items in gym and Cornerman Lounge

-          Dump out water trays in water machines

 

·         Any other volunteer duties as assigned.



For more information, visit 
Rock Steady Boxing.

Please contact Nick Baldelli-Boggs @ nbboggs@ymcatusc.org to get started!
Parking DetailsCan park in YMCA parking lot.
CausesGeneral Advocacy Community Non-Profit Business Services Older Adults Persons with Disabilities
SkillsCoaching Elderly Assistance
Sustainable Development Goals
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Location: YMCA, 2300 13th Street, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Shifts (6)

1 - 6 of 6 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimePositions
 
Monday10:30am (CT)12:00pm (CT)0/4Over
Thursday (Morning)10:30am (CT)12:00pm (CT)0/4Over
Tuesday (Monring)10:30am (CT)12:00pm (CT)1/4Over
Wednesday10:30am (CT)12:00pm (CT)0/4Over
Thursday (Evening)5:00pm (CT)6:30pm (CT)2/4Over
Tuesday (Evening)5:00pm (CT)6:30pm (CT)2/4Over