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

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Ohio Mega Camps!

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Official Hotel!

Stay at Hampton

It is official!
Hampton has now become the official hotel of the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy!  Regardless if you plan to come to a tournament, training camp, or any other event here at the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy, we would love to invite you to enjoy Hampton hospitality at an amazing DISCOUNTED Rate!
 
Hampton
This discounted price includes free breakfast, free parking, free wifi, and free use of the fitness facility.

Tactical Choooing?!?

5 things to consider...

 
 
 
 
 
 
How verbal should you be during a match? 
Is it a waist of energy?
Is it motivating? 
Is it rude? 
In this article, I’m going to outline some instructions for my personal students.
 

Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy

Hours, Rates, and Directions!

 
We are now open! 
First Time is FREE!
 
 
 
2262 South Arlington Rd Akron, Ohio 44312
Phone: 330-949-9230
E-mail: tt@SamsonDubina.com
Website: www.SamsonDubina.com
 
Monday 4-10pm
Tuesday 4-10pm
Wednesday noon-6pm
Thursday 4-10pm
Friday 4-10pm
Saturday noon-6pm
 
Cost is $5/person per day or $10/family per day!
Drop-ins welcome!
No appointment needed!

The Mental Timeout

Read About One of the Most Neglected Aspects of Table Tennis!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

US National Team Trials

Congrats!

 
 
 
 
 
 
The Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy would like to send out a huge CONGRATS to the following players who performed well at the US National Team Trials and Pan Am Junior Team Trials!
 
Sarah Jalli #2 at the US National Women's Team Trials (7 players made the team)
Sarah Jalli #2 at the Pan Am Junior Team Trials (2 players made the team)
Chance Friend #9 at the US National Men's Team Trials (7 players made the team)
Sid Naresh #3 at the Pan Am Junior Team Trials 

Choosing a Coach

New Coaching Article

 
 
 
 
 
Choosing a Coach
4 Factors to Consider
 
 
Some cities in the US have only one table tennis coach.  In other areas like LA or NYC, there might be 20 coaches within a 20-mile radius.  So which coach should you choose?  The cheapest? The funniest?  The highest rated?  Well, the choice is yours, but here are 4 factors to consider
 
 
#1 Communication

Playing in High Altitudes

7 simple tips!

 
 
 
 
 
Playing in High Altitudes
By Samson Dubina
 
Are you going to Las Vegas this July for the US Nationals?  Have you considered the fact that the altitude in Las Vegas does have an impact on your performance? 
 

Rehearsal

NEW Article by Samson Dubina and quotes from Lanny Bassham

 
 
 
 
 
 

TT Tactics for Thinkers

By Larry Hodges

 
 
 
 
 Table Tennis Tactics For Thinkers
By Larry Hodges
 
 
Book Review by Samson Dubina
 
     Table Tennis Tactics for Thinkers is one of the best table tennis books that I have ever read.  I feel that players of all levels can benefit from the details of serve tactics, receive tactics, rallying tactics, doubles tactics, and tactics against various grips, rubbers, and styles.

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