Diving: Divers must improve mindset and be more consistent to achieve lofty goals, says coach Li Peng

Singapore national diving coach Li Peng believes his divers are taking the right steps towards achieving the goals he's set for them.
Singapore national diving coach Li Peng believes his divers are taking the right steps towards achieving the goals he's set for them.PHOTO: SINGAPORE SWIMMING ASSOCIATION

SINGAPORE - A day before his event at the Fina Diving Grand Prix Singapore last Saturday (Nov 24), diver Timothy Lee had told national coach Li Peng of his intention to "fight it out" at the competition, only to be gently corrected by his twin brother Mark, who said: "We're not going to fight it out, we're going to execute our dives steadily."

This, to Li, was a sign that the twins, who won the men's synchronised 3m springboard title last Sunday, had made progress in the way they approached competitions.

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