In the early 2000 he took up western boxing under his friend and colleague Mark Louwerse, the ‘Boxing psychologist.’
At present Manfred keeps himself in shape with long distant running, and shares his Taiki-ken and Taijiquan experience with a selected group of friends and colleagues.
Management trainer and organizational psychologist Manfred van Doorn has authored five books in Dutch and seven in German on personality and leadership development. He is currently supervising the design of a multimedia educational program on leadership called: Double Healix – DNA for Leadership.
His latest book “Het wiel opnieuw uitvinden” (in Dutch) is for sale now.