MAX Academy, a training centre in Chennai, has been recognised by the Limca Book of World Records and the India Book of World Records for conducting the largest number of events and setting new records. MAX academy has organised over 2,000 workshops in the last 29 years and has set more than 15 Limca and world records. It has also helped students achieve their dreams and goals. The academy was founded by Dr.JN Reddy, who is a Guinness World Record holder himself. He said that he wants to help others realise their potential and fulfil their dreams. "We want to inspire people to follow their dreams and passions. We want to show them that anything is possible if you set your mind to it," he said. The academy offers a range of courses including public speaking, memory improvement, brain development, handwriting, speed reading, parenting workshops and more.
Mr.Mareesh, MAX Academy Trainee demonstrating 1 lakh year calendar
A cross section of over 6000 spectators witnessing Memory Asiad – 2001 in Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai
Maxonian Mareesh, breaking Guiness Record in Perpetual Calendar Memory - 2008
Dr.J.N. Reddy along with Mrs.Vijaya Ghouse, Editor – Limca book of Records, at National Memory Championships 2000
First ever memory fair conducted in association with THE HINDU
Ms.V.Bhooma, MAX Academy Trainee demonstrating 16 Memory demos, “Double Ashtavadanam” simultaneously (first of its kind!)
Dr. J.N. Reddy addressing parents on “Emotional Intelligence”
Mrs. Sangeetha Iyer, then-Sub-Editor of the Limca Book of Records, stood on the dais with other dignitaries.
Sun TV Interview
Limca Record holders Mr. Maareesh & Ms. Bhooma with Convenor Dr. J.N.Reddy
Memory Dance (a unique, first-time event ) by MAX Trainees during Memory Asiad-2001
Memory Asiad - 2001 was witnessed by over 6000 spectators
Aerial view of over 6000 spectators at Memory Asiad 2001
Students participating in the MAX Handwriting Competition sponsored by Hatsun Group
Students participating in the MAX Arokya Handwriting Competition
MAX: Anniversary celebrations overview
Ms. Bhooma (MAX Trainee) performing the Double Ashtavadhanam memory event in front of jury members, press, and the general public
MAX Corporate Workshop for Down-to-Earth Life Skills... in Progress!
A cross section of over 3000 spectators witnessing the world’s first ever Memory Fair-2001
Mr. Mareesh is attempting to break the Limca and World Records in the Perpetual Calendar for 1 Lakh Years
Ms Bhooma is attempting to break the Limca and World Records for Speed Triple-Edged Memory
Dr. Reddy is being interviewed by major news outlets and the press.
Dr. Reddy initiated the National Memory Championships in the presence of Mr. Michael Tipper, Grandmaster in Memory.
During the book launch, Dr. J.N. Reddy (Director-MAX Academy) honours the then Honourable Education Minister, Shri Thangam Thennarasu.
During the book inauguration, Shri M.V.M. Velmurugan, CEO Velammal Group Institutions, accepts a memento from Dr. J.N. Reddy (Director - MAX Academy).
During the book launch, the then Honourable Education Minister, Shri Thangam Thennarasu, was presented with a memento from Dr. J.N. Reddy (Director-MAX Academy).
Mrs. Sangeetha Iyer, Sub-Editor, Limca Book of Records, announcing the results
Dr. J.N. Reddy is handling a corporate training workshop for Samsung India staff.
The then Mayor Ma Subramanian appreciated the book "Paddippil Sirandhu Adhiga Madhipengal Edupadhu Eppadi" ( in Tamil).
Dr. J.N. Reddy with foreign participants of Memory Asiad – 2001, Chennai
Dr. J.N. Reddy is handing over a corporate training session for Airport Authorities Personnel & Families.
Dr. J.N. Reddy addressing the Press Meet during the MAX Inter School Handwriting Competition sponsored by Arokya 2013.
Dr. J.N. Reddy is handling training for school teachers, Arani
During the MAX Valedictory function, Dr. J.N. Reddy addressed the parents.
Mrs. Grace Pinto, Ryan International School & other dignitaries on the dais with Dr. J.N. Reddy during the MAX Achievers Planner launch
Dr. J.N. Reddy motivating students...
The Honourable Justice Gnana Prakasam initiating the Memory Asiad-2001.
Dr. J.N. Reddy and the Principal of Don Bosco School, Egmore sharing the dais.
Sri. N. Ravi, Editor – The Hindu, Inaugurating the National Memory Championships - 1999
During the Arokya Handwriting Competition, Dr. J.N. Reddy addressing the parents.
The Jury members discussing the rules of the National Memory Championships-1999
During the Arokya Handwriting Competition, Dr. J.N. Reddy highlighting the need for effective parenting during Arokya Handwriting Competition
Mr. Michael Tipper from London, a Grand Master in Memory, who initiated the Championships
A participant clarifying the doubts... -Memory Championship
MAX Trainee performing unique Memory Veena ( first time in the world event )
Mr. Anil Kumar, Limca Record Holder in the event of Random Digits, receiving honours from Guest of Honour Justice Kanagaraj
Dr. J.N. Reddy leads a training session for S.V. University lecturers and professors in Andhra Pradesh.
Child Prodigies demonstrating their talents– Memory Fair 2001
Dr. J.N. Reddy being felicitated for training all the S.P’s of Tamil Nadu
N. Mareesh – MAX trainee, setting the record in the event of Perpetual Calendar
Mr. Michael Tipper received the first copy of the Self-development Digest upon its release.
MAX Scientific Learning Skills Program for Students of Sri Ramakrishna Mission—a CSR project sponsored by Tech Mahindra
The 2nd National Memory Championships winners, along with Mrs. Vijaya Ghose (Editor - Limca Book of Records) and Dr. J.N. Reddy (Convener of the event)