SHIVA SHANKARA KAIMAL,Ex.POEL(R) AWARDED DOCTORATE
Ex.POEL(R) Kaimal was awarded a Doctorate by the Physical education department and sports university, Chennai.
He was felicitated at the age of 76, when most people turn to “Vanaprastha” or “Sanyas”. His persistent hard work and undying determination has taken this famous university coach to such great heights. His research is on our young athletes who are burning out due to excessive training and practice.
While in Indian navy he was trained in Patiala sports school and became an athletic coach.
He was ex Calicut university physical education director and during his time Calicut University brought home the inter university athletic crown for the first time. Athletes are his breathing air and the valves degenerating in athletic field he could only see with heavy heart
Though he was able to inspire and shape young athletes easily, after some time they do not reach their goal and get dispirited. His experience over 5 decades of athletic training of our youngsters, his findings are the real essence of his studies. He was guided by former chancellor Dr. K Vythi Nathan.
Dr. M Natarajan of Chennai Sports University has felicitated him with a “PONNADA” in the presence of some athlete trainees and Mr. PJ Manual.