Kuala Lumpur: Wong Tat Meng, the Director of Teaching of Workforce LZJ, has make clear the underlying points confronted by Lee Zii Jia, emphasizing the significance of confidence in overcoming the burden of excessive expectations positioned upon him.
Having joined Workforce LZJ lately, Tat Meng expressed his perception in Zii Jia’s immense potential and expertise, regardless of his present wrestle with consistency.
“At simply 23 years outdated, Zii Jia has already made a reputation for himself by successful the distinguished All England Championship—an excellent achievement each for us and your entire badminton world. Nonetheless, since then, he has encountered difficulties adapting to the eye and expectations surrounding him,” Tat Meng shared.
“It’s a typical phenomenon within the sporting world, the place athletes, not simply Zii Jia, typically face challenges with consistency. He possesses exceptional potential and expertise within the badminton area, but it surely comes as a bundle deal.”
Acknowledging the excessive hopes held by quite a few people, together with followers, the media, and society at massive, Tat Meng emphasised the necessity for Zii Jia to handle the stress and domesticate a robust psychological method to the game.
“Past honing his expertise, I’ve been guiding him extensively on the psychological side—the way to deal with stress, handle tournaments, and cope with expectations. It’s not solely about on-court achievements; it’s a holistic method,” Tat Meng revealed in a particular assembly video shared by the LZJ Workforce on their official Twitter account.
At the moment ranked sixteenth globally, Zii Jia is getting ready to compete within the upcoming Korea Open from July 18 to 23, the place he’s set to face Tat Meng’s former protégé from Hong Kong, Ng Ka Lengthy, within the first spherical.
“We’ll method the match towards Ng Ka Lengthy like some other opponent. Whereas Ka Lengthy has emerged victorious towards Zii Jia on a number of current events, we anticipate challenges from all opponents,” Tat Meng affirmed.
“I must witness Zii Jia’s efficiency within the upcoming championships, together with the Korea, Japan, and Australian Opens, earlier than formulating a complete program tailor-made to his wants,” Tat Meng added.
By delving into the core difficulties confronted by Lee Zii Jia, Wong Tat Meng goals to information and assist the proficient athlete on his journey to success.