Former Hong Kong Sports Institute fencing head coach Zheng Zhaokeng hopes his new training academy will become a valuable conduit of talent to the institute, despite his unhappy departure from the elite body. Speaking yesterday after the opening in Kwun Tong of the Hong Kong Fencing Sport Academy, of which he is the chief executive, Zheng said he had no hard feelings towards the HKSI and would be happy to work with it in developing the sport. "I worked very well with everybody at the Sport Institute and left there because of political reasons only," said the former China national team member, who arrived in Hong Kong in 1998. "Our academy will aim at junior development, identifying and nurturing talent so that they can join the Sports Institute." Our academy will aim at junior development, identifying and nurturing talent so that they can join the Sports Institute Zheng Zhaokeng Zheng, who helped Hong Kong qualify for all six individual events at the 2012 London Olympic Games, surprisingly quit the Sports Institute in June. It is believed his strained relationship with the Hong Kong Fencing Association, the sport's governing body, was the major reason for his departure.