Coach Samson Dubina 2016 US National Team Coach 2015 - 2018 USATT Coach of the Year
 

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Ohio Mega Camps (Summer 2020)

All Ages! All Levels Welcome!

4 Ways to Register...

#1 Call Coach Samson at 330-949-9230 and register over the phone

#2 Send a paypal payment to tt@SamsonDubina.com for the exact amount.  With the early-bird discount, the cost is $35/session or $350/week.

#3 Go to www.SamsonDubina.com and be directed to omnipong for online registration.  Setup an account.  Register online and pay with paypal or credit card.

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Table Tennis Footwork

Read about Balance, Positioning, and Timing

 
 
 
 
 
Balance, Positioning, and Timing
By Samson Dubina
www.SamsonDubina.com
 
“My arms are long, I can reach for 95% of the balls.
Do I really have to move my feet?”
 
“Yes Bob, you do have to move!  Just because you can reach the ball,
doesn’t mean that you can hit with the proper amount of

Beat the Defensive Blocker

Check out the tactics!

Why are you looping?  I see that you are looping everything against that blocker – looping his serves, looping his pushes, looping his blocks.  Why are you looping?
 

25-Year-Record

Article Featuring Sarah Jalli

25-Year-Record Set by Future Olympian Sarah Jalli
Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy

Name: Sarah Jalli
Age: 13
School: Jackson Middle School
Sponsors: Nittaku and Paddle Palace
Goals: 2024 Olympic Team
Recent Titles: #1 Ranked Woman in Ohio

Local athlete Sarah Jalli just sent the 25-year record in Ohio by becoming the first female player to be ranked over 2300 on the USATT Rating system!

Camp Schedule

Check out the schedule for BOTH Weeks!

 

 

 
 
 

Shadow Strokes

FREE Article and Video

Shadow Strokes
Article and Video
By Samson Dubina
www.SamsonDubina.com

Your imagination is your most powerful tool.
Are you using it?
Many club level players dream of becoming a world class players with awesome balance, positioning, timing, perfect strokes, ideal placement, and deceptive variations. However, when I ask them to do shadow strokes, they have no idea. I have sad sad news… If you can’t do it without the ball, you most certainly can’t do it with the ball!

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 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

Samson's Availability

December 2019

 
 
 
Here is Samson's Availability for December.
If you would like a lesson, then text him 330-949-9230 or e-mail him tt@SamsonDubina.com
 
 
 
Monday, Dec 2nd
2-2:30pm
2:30-3pm
 
Tues, Dec 3rd
9-9:30pm
 
Wed, Dec 4th
12-12:30pm
 
Thurs, Dec 5th
9:30-10pm
 
Tues, Dec 10th
9-9:30pm
9:30-10pm
10-10:30pm
 
Wed, Dec 11th
12:30-1pm
1-1:30pm
1:30-2pm
 

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