Boxing training regimens force specific full-body techniques that help re-wire detrimental neurophysiological activity stemming from traumatic experiences – Feet First tailors this program to each participant so he / she always feels comfortable, focused, and disciplined while working through the physical activities. In a special group study the following was reported 75% reduction in depression, 75% reduction in anger, 74% reduction in anxiety, and 100% eliminated suicidal thoughts. These numbers reflect participants in a high school setting. The Feet First training, especially when done in groups, is a phenomenal way to quickly build self-confidence because it is simple and any youth / adult with arms can participate. Feet First Foundation has helped countless of students in schools and in communities.
Each participant regularly completes written and video behavioral assessments which are integral to tracking the progress and success of the program. Feet First teaches students to rebuild their confidence using the theory of textbook boxing principals to overcome anger, depression, and anxiety, making the program an alternative therapy center for the at-risk youth population, anyone facing any type of overwhelming trauma, and feeling of disconnection.
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