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

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Winning and Learning

By Samson Dubina, Jacob Boyd, and Sarah Jalli

 
On behalf of the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy, we would like to wish you a Happy New Year and just thank you for your support throughout 2020.  It has been a tough year, yet you have continued to send us encouraging e-mails, continued with regular donations, and continued attending our events!  Without you, we could not continue.  As a Christmas gift from us, we decided to share a portion of our new book with you.  Check it out below and consider purchasing your own copy!
 

Paddle Palace Stretch of the Week

The Scorpion!

 

 
 
 
 

 

Featured Videos!

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Learnin' Experience

Read about 4 main keys to improvement

 
 
 
 
After a poor performance at a tournament, many players go back to the local club and justify their play by saying, “Well, it was a learnin’ experience.”  Often, when questioned what they learned, these players have no club and use very general terms like – my backhand needs work.
 
In order to truly turn a bad tournament into a good thing, you must learn to be specific.  I know that it is painful, but do the following 4 things:
 
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NEW Power Pong Videos

Check out the New Pong Pong Videos!

Ok With Losing?

An interesting perspective...

Ok With Losing?
New Coaching Article by Samson Dubina
 
Each week, I talk to many different coaches, players, and parents from across the US and around the world about different aspects of the sport.  One of the parents recently mentioned something that is often a mis-understood principle.
 
Losing
 

3 Reasons for Table Tennis

New Coaching Video by Samson Dubina

 

Mike Boyd - Volunteer Coach of the Year

Congrats!

The Samson Dubina Educational Table Tennis Academy, Inc. 501(c)(3) would like to congratulate Mike Boyd on becoming the SDETTA Volunteer Coach of the Year!  We have dozens of excellent volunteers here in Akron, Ohio.  Mike Boyd stands out as one of the primary people who dedicates hundreds of hours to connecting with visitors, playing with beginners, housing coaches, offering free advice at tournaments, and making the Samson Dubina Educational TT Academy what it is becoming!
 

The Case For Footwork

Footwork Tips to Start of 2021 in the Right Way!

 
 
 
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More Information

Samson Dubina Educational Table Tennis Academy, Inc.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
So what was the process of becoming a 501(c)(3) organization?

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