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

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3 Types of Rackets

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5 Levels of Communication

Player / Coach Relationship

 
 
 
 
 
 
To reach your highest potential, you and your coach must communicate on a detailed level realizing that communication is a two-way street.  In this article, I’m going to outline the 5 levels of communication, then briefly discuss how you can reach your peak potential.
 
Level 1 – Hallway Talk
“Hey, what’s up man.  How you doing?” 

Serve Return

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Serve Return
 
About 95% of all players say that serve return is their biggest problem.
 
#1 Strokes

Serve or Receive?

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If you win the toss, which do you choose?  Serve or Receive?
 
This article starts off seemingly insignificant but concludes with the main point.  You must read the full article to understand the thought process…
 

Serve Return Simplified

Try this 1 weird-simple trick!

 
 
 
Serve Return Simplified
 
 
There are 2 primary ways to read the spin – watch the racket and watch the bounce.  The pitfall that devastates most beginner/intermediate players is the timing.  When they don’t know the spin, they panic and trap the ball too quickly.  The correct move is to wait.  Wait.  If you couldn’t tell the spin from the contact point when your opponent touched the ball, then wait.  Let the ball rise, then even drop a bit before returning it. 
How does that make the return easier?  There are 5 ways…
 
 

Serve & Return

Serving
Improve both your serve and serve return!

The #1 topic in table tennis is serve & return. This week, I decided to feature some of my videos. Regardless if you are developing a new serve or just perfecting an old favorite, I would highly recommend that you take a minute and check out these videos...

Red Roof

Official Hotel of the Ohio Mega Camps

 
 

Yes, we are still accepting more entries for the Ohio Mega Camps!  Join us August 3-7,   August 10-14,   August 17-21!

NEW Videos

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New Opportunity for YOU!

Coaching at Your Next Tournament!

 
 
 
 
 
Coaching at Tournaments
 
 
Great News!  New Opportunity for you!
The Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy coaches are now offering coaching to students of the academy as well as players who are not students of the academy.  Contact Samson Dubina for a list of options for you to receive tactical advice at your next event.  Arrangements need to be made prior to the tournament.  Payment is made at the conclusion of the event depending on how many matches you receive advice during the event. 
 

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