Due to some scheduling conflicts, the coaches may be slightly different than the ones advertised. There will be at least 3-4 coaches/training partners at each training sessions to give you plenty of as much advice as possible, and Coach Samson Dubina will be present at every session.
Head Coach Samson Dubina
2016 US National Team Coach
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 USATT Technology Coach of the Year
Certified US National-Level Coach
USOC Coach of the Year
Inventor of TT-FlexTM and TT-Serve® and TT-FlexPro™
Author of 100 Days of Table Tennis Book and International TT Skills DVD
2015 US Nationals - Men's Singles Semifinalist
Highest USATT Rating 2510
Full-Time Coach at Samson Dubina TT Academy
Certified ITTF Level 2 Coach
Certified USATT Regional Coach
Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy Coach
Former Egypt National Team Member
Current USATT Rating 2530
Currently a Professional Coach
#1 Ranked Player in Ohio
Current Occupation - professional coach/athlete
2018 US National Ranking Event (#9 finisher)
5x Hungarian National Team Member
Certified Mental Toughness Specialist – Human Performance Institute
Master of Arts in Sports Psychology
2019 Ohio Mega Camps (click the links below for more info)
Online Entry Form
Coaches and Training Partners
Accommodations Packages ($30/night)
Player Listing (June 10-14)
Player Listing (June 17-21)
Player Listing (July 29-August 2)
Player Listing (August 5-9)
Other Upcoming Events
NEW Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy
Address: 2262 South Arlington Rd Akron, Ohio
Dear Ohio Mega Camp Participants,
We are very excited to have both domestic and international players attending the Ohio Mega Camps. To get the early-bird discount, you must be fully paid by Saturday, June 1st. You can make the payment by mailing a check, sending a paypal payment to tt@SamsonDubina.com, or by paying over the phone to Samson Dubina... phone 330-949-9230. Make sure that you pay by this Saturday to get the lowest price on all 4 weeks of camp!
We are very happy to be at the NEW Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy - a huge 15,000 sq ft facility with 800 lux lighting, nice air conditioning, rubberized enlio floor, free wifi, a workout room, parent's lounge, kids zone, snack bar, and pro shop. The facility will also be available at other hours besides just the camp, so feel free to stick around and play with others. There is no cost to play after-hours, but you need to provide your own balls.
We still have some more openings. If you have friends or family that can attend, please let us know and we will add them to the roster! Remember, both kids and adults are welcome to attend. Everyone will be placed into groups so that each one is working on level-appropriate content.
1st Camp is $440 normal price or $360 with the June 1st Early-bird discount
2nd Camp is $310
3rd Camp is $285
Additional camps and/or family members or $285/camp
June 15th Tournament
We strongly encourage you to practice your new skills. We are having an unsanctioned tournament on Saturday, June 15th featuring $700 in cash prizes and gift cards. This is a two-stage event where you will get 5-9 quality matches. Register now to reserve your spot: https://www.samsondubina.com/paddle-palace-open-tournament
As long as you cancel by June 1st, you can receive 100% refund for any camp. After June 1st, there will be no refunds. However, if you can't make it, you can send a friend or family member in your place or transfer it to a different session of the summer camps.
Coaches / Training Partners
At each training session, there will be at least 3-4 coaches/practice partners. Coach Samson Dubina will be at every session. Due to a scheduling conflict, there has been a slight change in the coaches. The current listing is now on the www.SamsonDubina.com website and is subject to change.
Monday - Doors Open at 8:30am. Session #1 is 9am-noon ($45) and Session #2 is 1:30-4:30pm ($45). Optional match play is 4-10pm. Private lessons can be taken from 4-8pm.
Tuesday - Doors Open at 8:30am. Session #3 is 9am-noon ($45) and Session #4 is 1:30-4:30pm ($45). Optional match play is 4-10pm. Private lessons can be taken from 4-8pm.
Wednesday - Doors open at 8:30am. Session #5 is 9am-noon (FREE) and includes lecture and match play. Session #6 is 3pm-6:30pm ($45).
Thursday - Doors open at 8:30am. Session #7 is 9am-noon ($45) and Session #8 is league play (FREE) from 6:30-9pm.
Friday - Doors open at 8:30am. Session #9 is 9am-noon ($45) and Session #10 is 1:30-4:30pm ($45). Optional match play is 4-10pm. Private lessons can be taken from 4-8pm.
Saturday - Doors open at 10am. Private lessons can be taken from 10am-3pm.
We don't have an official camp hotel. For the June camps, we recommend staying locally at Red Roof Inn or Super 8. The cost of Red Roof Inn is about $58/night plus tax. So if 2 of you share a room, the cost is $29/night/person plus tax. If you need someone to share with, let me know and I'll try to pair you with someone. As long as your hotel is within 5 miles of the academy, we will offer daily transportation for you (for those of you who don't have cars). For the July/August camps, it is the busy season, so we already reserved rooms at the woodspring suites. The cost is $60/night. You can pay us directly to the Ohio Mega Camp #3 and #4 accommodations.
Accommodations for Minors
For minors, most of them are staying with Coach Chance Friend. The cost to stay with him is $30/night and includes staying and includes him driving the player back and forth each day to SDTTA. Kids need to bring sleeping bags and/or air mattresses. The $30/night does not include food.
We offer FREE airport transportation to and from CLE and CAK. If you need a ride, please e-mail me your flight info asap.
June 10-14 our main theme is footwork
June 17-21 our main theme is strokes
July 29-Aug 2 our main theme is serve and return
Aug 5-9 our main theme is match tactics
If you would like additional lesson, Samson is available on Saturdays. Blake and Chance are available Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat. Samson's rates are between $25-$57/30 min. Chance's rates are between $20-$30/30 min. Blake's rates are between $12-$20/30 min. Let me know asap if you would like some additional private lessons from one or all of these coaches and I'll hold your spot.
Thanks and see you soon!!!
Address: 2262 South Arlington Rd Akron, Ohio 44319