Coach Samson Dubina 2016 US National Team Coach 2015 USATT Coach of the Year
 

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US National Ranking Tournament (Ohio)

Ohio is moving up...

Sarah Jalli USA #11
Seth Pech USA #11
Samson Dubina USA #9

ITTF Hopes Tournament

Come to Columbus for the 12-year-old and under training camp and tournament!

 
Hopes Camp and Tournament (Ohio)
USATT is trying to identify the most talented and hardest working young kids in the US. Therefore, they will be having an ITTF hopes training camp and tournament in Columbus, Ohio on April 20-22! This is an amazing opportunity! I would encourage all of my young students to attend! Coach Pieke from California will be the head coach and I'll be his assistant. Please enter this week to reserve your spot!
Cost is $125 for 3 days (2 days training + 1 day tournament)

Ohio Clubs

Check out the listing!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here in Ohio, there are 19 table tennis clubs.  At various facilities, you can drop in a play a few games, take a private lesson, join a group class, participate in a league, play a major tournament, or possibly even purchase some equipment.  We have posted this listing so that you can find a club in your city and begin sparring against some locals.  Check out the listing...
 
 
 
Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy – Location #1
Address:              355 Hoover Ave Akron, Ohio 44312

Equipment

Here are the top 6 table tennis equipment questions

 
 
In this article, I’m going to give detailed answers 6 of the most commonly asked questions about table tennis equipment.  Selecting the proper equipment is one of the best ways to maximize one’s potential.
 
Question #1
What are the advantages/disadvantages of carbon blades verses all wood blades?
 

Tournament Article

By Blake Cottrell

Jishan Liang Wins $3000 Newgy Ohio Open

Friday Tournaments?

Many players are asking...

 
 
 
Friday Tournaments?
 
Many players ask me why the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy holds Friday/Saturday tournaments.  Before I answer that question, I just want to build a little context.
 

Forehand Tips

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Tournament Videos

Check out the finals of the open, u2300, u2000, u1950, u1800, u800

#1 Most Difficult Rule Change

Check it out!

 
 
 
 
Challenge accepted!

You Don't Play Well in Tournaments Because...

Read the Article to Find Out 5 Ways to Maximize Your Performance!

Here is an article that I posted a few years ago.  Check it out...
 
 
 
You don't play well in tournaments because...
You don’t adapt quickly enough!
 
Playing well in tournaments involves 2 major things – being able to perform under pressure and being adaptable to the situation.  In this article, we are going to deal with the second point.  There are 5 things that you can do to learn to become a tough tournament player!
 

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