Walter van den Branden, Dutch Physical Therapist, also studied Chinese Medicine (Shanghai) and Orthopaedic Manual Medicine . Followed courses in London, given by the famous orthopaedic surgeon dr.James Cyriax (St.Thomas Hospital). Because of his interest in health and fitness , later on he specialised in health and nutrition and anti ageing (Orthomolecular Medicine). For more than 40 years has been active in Bodybuilding and Fitness and healthy lifestyle. Has been an international judge for the most major Bodybuilding and Fitness events worldwide. Now also organising nutrition and training seminars (Walters Seminars)
Two contests a year are organised by the NBPF Foundation, called WALTERS OPEN HOLLAND CUP (most of the time takes place in the month of May), and WALTERS OPEN DUTCH CHAMPIONSHIPS ( October or November). These are so called open competitions, and everybody is free to compete.