Renowned Institutions, persons in physical education whose encouragement
and help proved invaluable for H.V.P.M
|Principal sporthochschule, Cologne. Chief organizer of 11th
Berlin Olympics. principal Berlin college. Ex-principal, Berlin College of Physical
Education. The first European Arch-patron of H.V.P.M under whose guidance the first
ever foreign tour of the mandal was successful. Organiser of the Mandal's Lingiad
Team's programme in prominent German cities free of cost. Attended Mandal's annual
festival.Frliciated and honoured by Hvpm. The whole-hearted supporter of Indian
system of Physical Education. |
|The chief inspector of physical education. A world renowned authority
on the health and development of the spine. The organizer of the Indian Lingiad Teams
programmes in prominent cities of Denmark.|
|Dr Neilson|| |
|Head of the Deptt. Of Physical education & recreation, university
of utah (U.S.A).The guide of Dr.R.LPrasad, Vyayam Visharad from Mandal. One who contributed
to the cause of the mandal in America and organizer of Dr Prasad's demonstrations of
yogas and Indian games|
|The President of the world physical education congress of girls & women.
Persuaded the organizers of the Tokyo Olympic to invite the Mandal's Girls team to Tokyo.
One who continues patronage to the Mandal after German Vyayam Maharshi Dr. Diem.|
|Mr. Nizamuddin Kirran || |
|General secretary, third world congress of physical education organized by
F.I.E.P. was so much impressed by the demonstration of the mandal at Lingiad that he invited
the mandal even in face of stiff opposition. Arranged the demonstrations of the mandal 2-3 times
before the delegates of the world congress. In the conference gave the mandal full time to
deliver a lecture as the representative of India. The participants of the mandal got free medical
aid due to him |
|Dr. Ph.Ed. Antonio Leal D'Oliveira
|President, Federation International D'Education,physique (F.I.E.P.) old -
(F.I.G. Ling, Sweden) Editor, F.I.E.P. Bulletin. Has affinity for the mandal. Impressed by the
demonstration of 1936,49,53 H.V.P.M. contingents demonstrations. Propagated the cause of the mandal
upheld and canvassed for the mandal's decision to hold the world physical education congress.
Sought recognition for the H.V.P.M. from the physical educationist who requested and persuaded
every delegates of the world congress to attend the world congress convened by H.V.P.M. |
|Dr. Eugen Zerbe
|President,Institute for physical education, university Hamburg (Germany).
Physical Educationist Patron of H.V.P.M. one who has great regard for the mandal's activities.
In chaos and confusion when Berlin was being vacated at the end of war II under the constant
fear of bombing, Dr. Zerbe retrieved the film of H.V.P.M. Berlin demonstrations in 1936 from
the war ravaged building. Surprised the 1949 H.V.P.M. contingent by showing the same film
retrieved at risking his own life. |
|Prof. Giusepp La Cava
|| Secretary General of Federation International
De Medicine Sportive Rome (Italy)
|Impressed by the Mandal's activities on every function of the Federation
unfailingly invites the Mandal to participate. Responsible for an invitation to the Mandal at
the Conference convened along with Tokyo Olympics assisted the Mandal in demonstration on this
eve. He helped the Mandal's researchers by all possible means and gives due publicity to the
Mandal's activities in their bulletin.|
|Mr. A. Kaech
||Director, Swiss Federal School of Sports & Gymnastics
|A Physical Culturist commanding respect of the Swiss Military Department.
Well Wisher of the Mandal; deeply professed by the Lingiad Team's demonstrations.|
|Mr. Rodolf Balsiger
|| Principal, Federal Skilled Gymnastic Association,
|Manager of the Lingiad Team at Berlin. Well wisher of the Mandal. Took Swiss
Team to South Africa in 1949 for display of Team Demonstration.|
|Mr. Henrich Medau
|| Head of Medau school of Gymnasts, Flensberg
|Authority in Womens Physical education and an expert in Music also.
Deeply impressed by the Rhythm of Lezim in Indian System of exercises. He had detailed
discussion with the organizer of H.V.P.M. Lingiad Team, Late Mr. H.V. Deshpande in 1949
tour of Germany. A physical Culturist who was convinced of the scientific base of the
Indian system of exercises. His organization is of world wide repute.
The Mandal is its member.|
|Prof. J.A. Kral - Dr. S. C. Prahal
|Tecoasclwvnelo Lekarske, Faculty Karlovy University was so impressed
by the programmes and progress of the Mandal that he wanted to visit the Mandal's H.Q.
Informed the Mandal accordingly, but could not visit due to disturbing situation in
|| Director, Institute for University, Bonn
|Like revered German Physical Culturist Dr. Diem had a mind to visit
India and the H.Q. of the Mandal to observe and study the Indian system of exercises.
He had informed the Mandal Accordingly|
|Dr. Niels Buck Bulsh
|Founder and head of the Niels Bulsh Gymnastics High School, Ollenap,
Denmark. Renowned personality in Scandinavian Countries. His teams attend every world
conference and display their system of exercises. In addition to this trips all over
Europe are organized by them. Their Gymnasium is supposed to be gigantic. Students all
over the world go there for training. Mandal's two Vyayam Visharad Shri Harikripal Sharma,
Principal, Govt. Rampul College of Physical Education and Mr. Ishwar Deshmukh, Director,
Nagrik Unnati Mandal(Citizen's Progress Club) had their training of higher degree O.D.A.
in this institution for a year. Mr. Neils Buck is the Mandal's well-wisher; was deeply
impressed by the Lingiad Teams performance; organized their demonstration at Ollerup.
Propagates the cause of the Mandal. |
|Mr. George G. Tan
| He was a Publisher, Physical Education at Philippines. He met Dr.Diem
in Formosa. Dr. Diem briefed him of the Mandal's activities and was deeply impressed.
Published information of the Mandal ans an article of the Mandal's Dr. Diem told him that
it would be nice to have reports or studies on Gymnastics of India. |
|Mr. Philip A. Smithells
|| Ex.Supdt. Of Physical Education, New Zealand,
School of Physical Education
| In his letter to the Mandal he writes - I am sure we who have been in
Western countries have much to learn from the new and old practices in control of the body,
mind which are found in your own country. I hope very much that I can take my next refresh
leave in the East rather than America or Europe. He is having correspondence with the Mandal.|
|| Ulltvit - M O E Gymnastic K inspektoren
|"It was very interesting to me to see the demonstrations of Indian
Physical Exercises in Stockholm in 1949 and in Istambul(Turkey) in 1953". He regularly
enquires about the Mandal's activities.|
|Prof. Lucinto Tergo
||Porto Alegra - Brazil
|In his letter to the Mandal he writes - 'I am truly curious to know
better the yogic Gymnastics, Malkhamb and Lezim about which I have had little information .
He regularly enquires about the information of the Mandal's activities.|
|Mohd. Abd. El. Hamid
|Chief of Physical Education department of GiyaZone U.A.R. In his letter
to the Mandal he writes - " During our meeting in Cologne in 1954 Sportochschule Prof.
Carl Deim said, 'in the matter of gymnastics conference, it is my opinion that now in India
has to take initiative'."|
|Nefissa El Ghamrawi
|Dean, Higher Institute of Physical Education for Girls, in his letter to
the Mandal writes - " I am very curious to witness nad know about the yogic gymnastics and
other traditional exercises of India. It will certainly be of real interest."|
|J. Wes Mc Vicar
||Secretary for Physical Education.
|The National Council of Y.M.C.A. of Canada, writes in letter to the Mandal,
" Physical Education from all over the world will find this to be a most stimulating and
educational event. India has much to offer those of us from the rest." |
|Mr. K. A. Schralkall
|Acting Head of the department of Physical Education, University of
Priteria, South Africa, writes - Promises the Mandal saying, "I shall gladly for my part
promote your as far as I can."|
|Prof. Charles A. Sucher
|Prof. of Education: Department of Physical Education, Health & Recreation,
New york University in his letter to the Mandal says, "You can count on my full
support in your work."|
|Mr. Theodore P. Bank
|President, the Athletic Institute (U.S.A.) writes a letter of assurance
saying." You may be assured that , I will do every thing I can to further the
interest in it "|
|Dr. Cesar Belovan
|Director of I.N.E.F. of PERU and President of
C.P.E.F. writes - " I promise you my full support."