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

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Out of SYNC

Can you relate???

 
 
 
 
Out-of-Sync
 
After not playing for a few weeks, you might feel a bit sluggish or out-of-sync with your game.  In this article, I want to explain why and give a few helpful tips that you can use to quickly restore and build your playing-level!  When you don’t play at all, these are the first three things that you usually lose…    timing, footwork, and serve return.
 
Timing

Richard McAfee Testimonial

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Book Review By Richard McAfee
 
How many times have you had a friend ask, “why do you play Table Tennis”? Ever
have a parent ask you, “why should my child take up the sport of Table Tennis”?
How about a reporter ask you for facts on the benefits that our sport offers?
When this happens to me, I normally rack my brain to come up with a few
answers knowing that I am leaving out so much of the greatness of our sport.
Finally, there is now a short easy reading book that has captured the many

Testimonial

By Dora Kurimay

 
 
Testimonial
This book is a fun, easy read and it includes interesting facts! Throughout the book, you will get a comprehensive review of the benefits of ping pong and table tennis. You can learn about the health, mind, social, cross-training, and other benefits of the sport.
Dora Kurimay
Mental Performance Consultant
 
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ITTF Course Conductor Christian Lillieroos

 
 
 
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The Cheater

Learn How to Beat This Opponent!

 
 
 
 
 
In competitive sports, there are always athletes who want to win so badly, that they will do absolutely anything to accomplish that goal.  Yes, there are cheaters in table tennis too.  Instead of giving you dozens of examples of how cheaters get away with it, I’m going to give you a more general perspective on how you can properly handle any situation that arises.
 

The Missing Key in Table Tennis Footwork

USATT Article and Video!!!

 
     Most club players are unable to excel in table tennis because of their poor footwork.  Many players blame their beer belly or their age or their footwear or their training partners.  However, the aspect of footwork that I will be describing in this short article is an aspect that every player can improve upon, regardless of their age, rating, or physical condition.  Today, I want to show you the importance of anticipation as it relates to footwork in table tennis.  There are three elements that I want you to remember.

Distractions

Learn to Control Your Thoughts

 
 
 
 
Distractions are all around us.
Some are preventable, others are not.
 
 
When competing in table tennis, you must do everything possible to avoid the avoidable.
You also must do everything possible to everything possible to block out the unavoidable.
 
 
 

Re-Opening the SDTTA

By Appointment Only - Starting May 26

Dear Friends,
The Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy will be open by appointment only from May 26 - June 14.  I am currently making the schedule for May 26 - June 30.  If you haven't replied with your availability, I really need to hear from you ASAP as the schedule is going out soon.
 
Are you planning to start lessons May 26?
Are you planning to start coming back June 15?
Are you planning to come at a later date?
What day/time is best for you to take private lessons?
 

Scouting Yourself

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Devastate the Long Pips Blocker

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