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Weʼre raising £1,000 to help support army veterans recovering from PTSD! A few of us will be competing in a Modern Penthalon in October 2018 to raise funds.

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PentUp organises and runs Modern Pentathlon competitions to raise money on behalf of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) charities, for the therapy and treatment of serving and retired British Military personnel who are affected by PTSD.

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Evidence based research has shown that the process of training and preparing for a competitive multi discipline sport, can form an essential part of therapeutic treatment and rehabilitation for sufferers of PTSD. The foundation has been set up specifically to support a Modern Pentathlon event at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst on 14 October 2018, with a view to it becoming an annual competitive event. Dr Simon Thompson, Psychiatrist at Combat Stress; “This adapted modern pentathlon event works in treating PTSD veterans because it utilises the psychological skills gained through intensive trauma focused cognitive behavioural therapy and the grounding and mood emotional regulation techniques developed in the clinical treatment programmes”.

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    Page last updated on: 8/15/2018 7:17 AM

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    • Nic B

      Nic B

      Aug 15, 2018

      Tough gig, great cause - good luck!

      £10.00

    • Samantha North

      Samantha North

      Aug 14, 2018

      Good luck to everyone :)

      £20.00

    • Karen Simmons

      Karen Simmons

      Aug 10, 2018

      Good luck all

      £20.00

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