Before I begin this article, I need to first say that table tennis umpires and referees are present at tournaments for your own good. Without rules and officials, table tennis would be chaos. With that said, I want to give you a few tips that I have learned during the last 400 tournaments that I have played.
Barbara Wurster Scholarship Program
Coming September 2021!!!
The Samson Dubina Educational Table Tennis Academy, Inc 501(c)(3) Non-Profit organization is very blessed on many levels. One of the best things we will be implementing in September 2021 is the Barbara Wurster Scholarship Program. In the coming months, more details will be posted on www.SamsonDubina.com. For now, we can say, there are many good things ahead!!!
Samson Dubina Educational Table Tennis Academy, Inc.
The Samson Dubina Educational Table Tennis Academy, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization designed to take the Olympic sport of table tennis to the next level here in Ohio through professional coaching, elite tournaments, world class equipment, and promoting sportsmanship on and off the court.
Within 1-2 weeks, we will be officially a 501(c)(3) organization. Every donation made to our academy will be 100% tax deductible, and you will be given a receipt for supporting us with your contribution.
Congrats to Ed Ivory for being the December Player of the Month! In the last 30 days he had nearly perfect attendance and played over 100 matches. We love his enthusiasm to play with anyone and everyone that walks through the door. He is willing to play with the youngest member as well as the most experienced member.
Sarah Jalli has now reached the top 10 in the US for Women's Rankings
Success! For every table tennis academy, one of the primary keys to success is having the right role models there who can show dedication, hard work, respect, teamwork, and set the bar high for many others to follow! Today, I'm giving an achievement award to 14-year-old Sarah Jalli, not simply because she reached the top 10 in the nation in the women's rankings, but more importantly for the example she is setting for all the members of the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy, both kids and adults. Here is my personal experience coaching Sarah Jalli…