Malaysian Coach Jeremy Gan Wye Teck Attended the Sharing Session hosted By Hong Kong Badminton Association

  • 2017-11-25
Hong Kong Badminton Association has spared no efforts in promoting sports. A Coach Sharing Session was held at the Hong Kong Coliseum this morning (25 November) during the "YONEX-SUNRISE 2017 Hong Kong Open Badminton Championships. More than 80 Hong Kong coaches attended. It was the second part of the on-going coaching program to enhance the standard of local coaches and to lift the coaching system of Hong Kong to international level.

Jeremy Gan is the former Malaysian badminton team doubles coach. After his resignation, he is going to join the Japan National Team in January. In his 15 years as the coach of Malaysian team, he has trained a lot of famous players such as the Rio Men’s Doubles silver medalist, 2016 Superseries Finals gold medallist Tan Wee Kiong, Goh V Shem.

Gan believes that young players should not focus too early in strength training because their physical development is not completed. To focus on strength training, they will easily get hurt and have a bad influence of their long-term development. Therefore, the teenagers should be do technical training. Gan also praised Hong Kong has a very good base for badminton training and local coaches are the greatest treasure of the badminton community. He said, ‘I can see a big progress in Hong Kong’s badminton level.’

The local coaches asked questions during the sharing. Gan said he enjoyed to come and share with them during the Hong Kong Open.

Local coaches attended the sharing gave a positive comments. Among them, Coach Tsui Wai Ming said, "This Hong Kong Badminton Association’s arrangement gave us a very rare opportunity to meet top foreign top level coaches." Another local coach Wong Seung Yi also said, ‘Besides meeting foreign top level coach, the event gather all the local coaches, this is a very rare opportunity for us.’ They hoped more activities like this will be held in the future.