Coach Samson Dubina US National Team Coach 4x USATT Coach of the Year

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Welcome Jiri Martinko!

2700-Level European Star!

Hi Friends!

The Samson Dubina TT Academy proudly welcomes Czech National Men's Team Member Jiri Martinko (2700 level)!  You have probably heard of Jiri before.  He has had some very impressive wins over Alberto Mino, Enzo Angles, Alexandre Cassin, Frane Kojic, Tomas Polansky, Andreas Levenko, Mihai Bobocica, Roman Ruiz, Can Akkuzu, and many more international stars!  Directly from the US Open, he will be arriving in Ohio and joining our daily advanced training, leagues, camps, and more!

So what about you?

Playing Lower Players

NEW Video by Samson Dubina

Register now for a season of leagues or classes here at the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy!
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Beating Higher Players

NEW Coaching Video by Samson Dubina

Register now for a season of leagues or classes here at the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy!
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Michael Jordan

What was his best skill?

Optimist vs Pessimist

Which are you???????





Devastate the Underdog

Learn Proper Preparation

I estimate that over 50% of upsets could have been avoided!
Let me explain...
As soon as the upset happens, there is usually a whirlwind of excusing flying all across the gym.  Some of them are non-sense.  Some of them are legit.
I have often heard excuses like…
“I didn’t warm-up before the match.”
“I thought he was easy; I won 3-0 last time we played.”
“I was just so hungry, that I couldn’t concentrate.”
“I started off the first game just trying out some new fancy shots.”

The Upset

Pull Off the Upset of the Tournament!

The Upset!



Everyone wants to pull off the biggest upset of the tournament – that is everyone’s aspiration when entering a tournament. In this article, I’m going to outline some of the major keys that can turn your dream into a reality.


#1 Forget About It


Your Perception of Yourself


Hi Friends!

Ohio Winter Camps

Thanks for Signing Up!

Hi Camp Participants!
Thanks for signing up for the Ohio Winter Camps!  Check out the info below and text me if you have any questions 330-949-9230 (Samson's cell).
If you haven't made the full payment, please do so asap by sending a paypal payment to
Daily Schedule
Doors Open at 9:30am each day

Pro Training

Join the Daily Action!

Starting in 2022, we are thrilled to offer both morning and evening advanced group training sessions for intermediate - advanced level!  Most of these players in this training group are 2200-2600 level.  If you have questions if you are eligible for the pro group, send Samson Dubina a text 330-949-9230 and he will get you all the details or e-mail him at
Mondays 11am-1pm and 6:30pm-9pm
Tuesdays 11am-1pm and 6:30pm-9pm
Wednesdays 11am-1pm and 4pm-6-pm


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