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

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Satoko Hayashi Interview

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3:1 Principle

Learn to evaluate your training sessions!

 
 
 
3:1 Principle
 
Inconsistency is likely the main reason for your poor performance in tournaments.  Will doing more drills help you?  Possibly.
 
Here at the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy, we aren’t just concerned with the number of hours, we are also concerned about the quality of the hours realizing that each individual player might need to adjust his/her drills slightly.  In this article, I’m going to briefly outline the 3:1 principle that we have developed.
 

Overplaying vs Taking The Risk

Learn to Find the Balance

 
 
 
 
 
 
I have recently written 2 controversial articles about upsetting higher rated players in table tennis.  What is the correct mindset?  Going for broke or playing normal?  In the blog, I have included both articles and a summary of how to harmonize them together to have the best possible result.
 
 
Article #1
Taking the Risk

Important Update

SDTTA News

 
 
 
 
 
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Sponsorship Packages

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Dear Friends,
 
Our September 8-9 tournament is just around the corner.  We are excited about the companies who have partnered with us to make this event possible.  We are still looking for a few more sponsors.  Every SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE is customizable and includes items like:
¨ Tournament Barrier Advertisement on livestreaming Premier Court
¨ Two Full-Page Advertisement in the Tournament Program
¨ Full-Page Advertisement on the Tournament entry form

Upcoming Tournament!

Presper Financial Architect Open

 
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Table Tennis Facts

10 Facts About the Olympic Sport of Table Tennis

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Jet Lag

Traveling To Tournaments

 
 
 
 
 
Regardless if you are traveling across the world or even across the United States to play the US Nationals, changing timezone can cause jet lag for anyone.  Could it affect your performance?  Absolutely!
There are 5 quick tips that I would like to share...
 

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Here in Ohio, we have recently grown from 10 clubs to 18 table tennis clubs!!!!  Wow!!!!!

Core Training

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In table tennis, the core is considered to be the foundation of everything.
By strengthening your core you can...
1. Produce better weight transfer
2. Maintain better balance
3. Transition faster between forehand and backhand
4. Prevent injuries

Check out this 10 minute routine:

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