Dan Kiefer, was diagnosed at a relatively young age of eighteen with Parkinson’s disease. Since his diagnosis, he has underwent several treatments which consisted of medication and even surgeries. However, as the disease continued to advance and consume Dan’s life, the symptoms worsened. Daily life became challenging for Dan at times when he may of been crossing a street with heavy traffic and came to a complete stop. Dan found his therapy within exercise routines and programs that have been proven to be beneficial, but after suffering from numerous falls, Dan’s options narrowed. One of his inspirations with a similar situation of early onset Parkinson’s Scott Newman, found his niche in boxing and claimed that he had an immense improvement in his overall functioning. Newman eventually took his success with boxing and turned it into a nationwide program that now has eighty-eightynine sites available to help those suffering from Parkinson’s. Boxing is an effective treatment for Parkinson’s mainly because it challenges the aspects the disease imposes on individuals. Research conducted explained that over the course of a select period of time, those participating in the boxing program exhibited short and long term improvement. Many reported that although their falling may still occur, the incidents are less and their gait and balance showed improvement. Dan expressed that the boxing program did not only boost his confidence, but enhanced his overall quality of life. Thirty five year old Dan Kiefer is throwing jabs at Parkinson’s one punch at a time.