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

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Official Hotel

Residence Inn

Yes, we are thrilled to partner with Residence Inn by Marriott!
Normal Room Price $194/night
Table Tennis Discount $97/night
Book online or call and mention "table tennis" for the discounted rate of $97/night including breakfast buffet and amazing hospitality!  We appreciate your supporting our partner hotels!
Residence Inn by Marriott

Table Tennis Recognition

Learn about the importance and pitfalls of recognition

In the table tennis world, giving players recognition is very important.  I think it is great when tournaments have an award podium and make the awards ceremony very official.  The Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy will be promoting more and more recognition in the sport as we continue to grow.  However, some players only play for the recognition from others.  IF THIS IS YOUR MINDSET, IT WILL HINDER YOUR PROGRESS!!!


Parents' Guide to WINNING

3 Keys



Losing Close Games?

Find Out the REASON



Top 12 Stars

Join Nandan Naresh!

Hi Guys!
One of the most exciting tournaments is just around the corner!  We still have a few more spots!  Sign up today!

Tactical Serving

NEW Video by Larry Hodges

Hi Friends!

Probabilities vs Indicators

Do YOU know the difference?

Probabilities vs Indicators
By Samson Dubina
A probability is what is likely to happen, an indicator is what is happening.  Why is it important to understand these terms?  Because your ability to anticipate properly totally depend on these 2 – probabilities and indictors.  Let me explain…

Champion Nandan!

Winner of the u17 and u19 at the National Team Trials!

Champion Nandan
Congrats to 16-year-old Nandan Naresh for dominating the u17 and u19 events at the US National Junior Championships!  Over the last 4 days, he defeated 17 of the nations best players in his winning streak to victory.
Here at the Samson Dubina TT Academy we are all about teamwork - raising up a generation of hard-working athletes who daily push each other to new heights!  Want to join us?  Here are 2 amazing opportunities to join...

Fun Tournament!

This Saturday!

What: Sewa International Ping Pong Tournament (Fundraiser)

Why: Raise awareness and money for our Sponsor a Child program, wherein donors pay the education costs (school fees, books, computer training, exam prep,etc) of K-12 students in India, including many in Telangana.

Where: Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy (Akron)

When: Saturday March 4th, 12-6 pm

Registration Fee: $30/person - proceeds support the Sponsor a Child program.

Ohio Elite Training Camps

Join us in February and March!

Hi Friends,

As you prepare for the US National Team Trials, we would like to invite you here to Akron, Ohio.  We are thrilled to have an 11-day elite training camp in February and another 11-day elite training camp in March!  These camps are for players 2000-2700 who are serious about training and are physically and mentally able to train twice daily.  Both camps will be accompanied with plenty of league matches and tournament matches as well!  Space is limited!  Sign up today to reserve your spot!