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

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What are you Practicing?

Learn why you should play more tournaments!

What is your ultimate goal in table tennis? 
To make the Olympic Team?
To become the club champion?
To someday break 2000?
To improve your fitness?
To beat your great-uncle Bob?
Most players’ goals involve some type of tournament performance.  As a coach, I must know the goals that my students have and help to guide them in the right direction to meet their goals. 
If someone wants to have a good serve, what should they do?  Hmmm…. Maybe practice their serves.

The Unknown God

Who is your god?

Everyone has a god.  This god can be the true God or it can be something else that we put in the place of god – table tennis, work, family, money, girlfriend, hobbies, etc…  In our Bible passage, the apostle Paul was in the city of Athens.  This city had many idols.  Paul saw one idol that was titled – To the Unknown God.  He explained to the Athenians about the one and only and true God and what they must do to have a true relationship with God.
Acts 17:22-31

Tournament Draws

Sep 26-27 Newgy Akron Open

Here are the draws for this weekend!

Tournament Coaching

What should you do?!?!?!

You as the Coach
Part I


Proverbs 3:5-6

Proverbs 3:5-6
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding;
In all your ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct your paths.

Tournament Volunteers

Sep 26-27 Tournament

We are looking for some friendly volunteers for our Sep 26-27 Tournament at Walsh University.
Here are the jobs that we are still looking to fill...
Player Transportation - Airport Pickup (Friday night)
Table Moving (Friday morning and Saturday night)
Tournament Work (Friday 4pm-9pm and Saturday 9am-9pm)
Scorekeeping (Friday 4:30pm-9pm and Saturday 9am-9pm)

Upcoming Events

Tournament and Clinic Details!

I would like to invite you to our exciting events here in Ohio.  Click the links below to check out the entry forms and see who else is coming!  
See you soon!
Sep 26-27 Tournament Entry Form:

Beat the Tall Dude

Learn the details of killing giants

Playing against a very tall player might seem scary, but if you implement the right strategies, you can do it. First, I'm going to outline what he probably does well. Next, I'm going to outline your game-plan.
Keep in mind that very tall players have a wide wingspan. With a little leaning and reaching, he can often cover about 7 feet without taking any steps at all. Very tall players usually smash well and can power through most lobs.

Ohio Circuit Update

See your name on the ranking list!

Here are the circuit leaders....
Junior Division

Dey, Tapabrata

Hamrahian, Seyed Hesam

Liu, Roger

Khatami, Ali

Khatami, Sarveen

Averin, Alex

Bafna, Shreyans

Baker, Carl

Harris, Anwen


Over 2000 division

Dey, Tapabrata

Bible Passage of the Week

What shall we do?

Acts 2:36-39 Peter said, "Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly that God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Christ.”
37 Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Men and brethren, what shall we do?”