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

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Beat the STRANGER

New Tactics Article on Beating the Unknown Opponent

 
 
 
 
 
The tournament published the draws the night before the event.  You found out that you are going to play against Hou Yingchao in your opening match of men’s singles at 9am.  You immediately take out your pen and paper and write down some note of how to play him.  You arrive in the gym at 7:45am and train accordingly. 
 
Just then…
 
Without warning…
 

$3000 Nittaku Ohio Open

Tournament Article, Photos, Videos, and Results

 
 
 
 
 
 
$3000 Nittaku Ohio Open
USATT Sanctioned Tournament
Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy
Akron, Ohio
 

Tournament Videos
Tournament Photos
Tournament Ratings

13 Stages

Develop a systematic approach to learning a new skill

 
 

Tournament Videos

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Tournament Ratings

USATT Ratings

In less than 2 days...  USATT has already processed the ratings!
Great job USATT
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Tournament Photos!

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Tournament Photos
Thanks to Chris Jordan from CLJ Photography!
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Tournament Results

check out the winners!

Check out the results from the $3000 Nittaku Ohio Open
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Shadow Strokes

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NEW Coaching Video

 
 
 
If you have enjoyed our FREE coaching articles and videos...   be sure to check out our amazing training camps in October, December, and January!
 
 

Two Minute Warm-Up

Learn the 6 vital keys that you must do during warm-up

 
During a two minute warm-up there are a few important things that you should be doing…
 
#1 You should remove any distractions.  If there is a barrier too close to the table and needs to be moved, adjust the barriers prior to the first point.  If there are broken balls on the floor or dirt on the table, make sure that you clean the area.
 

Sarah Jalli - Rated 2516

8 Keys to Success

 
 
 
Sarah Jalli – Rated 2516
Eight Keys to Success
 
 
After a series of great wins in August-September, 14-year-old Sarah Jalli now finds herself rated over 2500 in the Paddle Palace Ohio League here at the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy.  So, what is her secret to becoming more and more successful?  Well, there are a number of secrets that I would like to share here.  I have detailed out these secrets with eight simple keys…
 
 
Key #1
Steady Progress

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