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

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Upset of the Year

Sarah Jalli Just Took Down World #23

Hi Friends,

The Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy would like to send a huge CONGRATS to 16-year-old Sarah Jalli for having the upset of the year!  

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Sarah Jalli - US National Women's Team Member


Robot Tips

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It's not the drill, It's the THEME of the drill...


Pep Talk

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Kareem Interview

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7 Upcoming Events!

Join us right here in Akron, Ohio!



Hi Friends,

In addition to our daily training, I wanted to personally invite you to 7 major upcoming events that we have here at the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy!

9 Aspects of Blocking

Blocking Summary

In table tennis, blocking is one of the most under-developed skills for offensive players.  If you learn to position his body correctly and contact the ball at the preferred timing, then it is also easier to learn other skills like counterlooping.  In this article, I'm going to briefly outline 9 aspects that you must consider when perfecting your block.  Check out this short list and see how you are doing...

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