Among the guests was our chairman, who is also chairman of Army Public schools. He loved the concept and wanted to introduce it to Army Public school as well. UNDOKAI is really entertaining, and helps children indulge in sports with a good spirit, a team spirit. That is the best part of UNDOKAI, isn’t it!
It’s a wonderful thing to be a part of UNDOKAI. UNDO means physical exercise and KAI means togetherness – what could be better than togetherness from sports. We have a saying in India - Let us walk together, eat together and move together towards progress. My special appreciation for Japanese people, their culture and I was very impressed by the team’s dedication.
I think it’s a very good initiative, and particularly to promote physical health. Children are very energetic and the energies need to be channelised, and if you have such games it’s a good idea to make them aware of physical fitness and these games are informal games which children just love! All age groups seem to enjoy them well, obviously it was a wonderful experience - there was a lot of teamwork, there was a lot of excitement when all the team were getting together to play at this event. A healthy body and a healthy mind go together, so this kind of event enhances the spirit of friendship, bonding and togetherness. UNDOKAI teaches a lot of team spirit, sportsmanship and I think that’s what we all want for the world when we think of global peace.
Sports is an integral part of our life, of everyone’s life. It is good so see children cooperating with each other, supporting each other for making the game successful. To win or to lose is not the important issue, the important issue is the participation, the energy and the enthusiasm to participate.