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

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Ten Tactical Timeout Tips

Take 3 minutes to read these 10 tips...

Ten Tactical Timeout Tips
Many international matches have been won or lost based on WHEN the timeout was called and WHAT was said during the timeout.  In this short article, I’m going to give some brief tips about timeouts…
#1 Call It Early


NEW Article by Samson Dubina and quotes from Lanny Bassham


Stroke Considerations

Should you CHANGE your stroke?

Stroke Considerations
-By Coach Samson Dubina
If you have played for many years with the incorrect stroke, should you change it OR should you keep it and improve other aspects of your game?  This is a tough question.  Personally, I feel that YOU need to be on the one to answer this question.  But as you think to answer it, there are some stroke considerations that you should make in evaluating your own stroke and evaluating how a change would help or hurt your progress both short term, mid range, and long term.

7 Keys to Success

By Sarah Jalli

The coach student relationship is vital for a player’s improvement. The main reason why a player should have a main coach is so that they can work together to improve. Here are some keys to having a good student-coach relationship. 
Build the trust. It is important that as a student, you trust your coach and are open to advice that he/she gives you. As a person with an outside or third person perspective on your game, your coach can help you identify problems which you can’t see on your own. 

Residual Spin

NEW Coaching Video by Samson Dubina


Tournament Draws and Results

Nittaku Ohio Open!

Tournament Draws and Results:
THANK YOU for supporting the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy and table tennis here in Ohio by entering the $5000 Nittaku Ohio Open table tennis tournament!!!!  We really appreciate your participation!

3 Upcoming Tournaments!

Join us here in Akron, Ohio!

Hi Friends,

We are thrilled to have 3 upcoming tournaments!  Yes, we still have a few more openings for this weekend!

You Don't Play Well in Tournaments Because...

Read the Article to Find Out 5 Ways to Maximize Your Performance!

You don't play well in tournaments because...
You don’t adapt quickly enough!
Playing well in tournaments involves 2 major things – being able to perform under pressure and being adaptable to the situation.  In this article, we are going to deal with the second point.  There are 5 things that you can do to learn to become a tough tournament player!

$7000 Junior Tournament!

Come Join the Action!

Hi Friends,

We are thrilled to announce the $7000 Presper Financial Architects Open featuring championship junior events with amazing cash prizes!  

$7000 Presper Financial Architects Open
March 24-25, 2023

5 Robot Reasons

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Power Pong Robot Training
By Samson Dubina
There are dozens of reasons that I love robot training.  Today, I’m going to list 5 of the primary reasons that I feel Power Pong Robot training can help YOU!