There is a myth continually floating around table tennis circles that says, “Anyone who begins using long pips or anti can go up 200 points overnight.” I have heard this saying at many table tennis clubs over the last 15-20 years. This statement might be true under two conditions:
1. It might be true if you are playing against a player who thinks that you have normal sticky inverted rubber and doesn’t realize that you have unconventional rubber.
Sarah Jalli has now reached the top 10 in the US for Women's Rankings
Success! For every table tennis academy, one of the primary keys to success is having the right role models there who can show dedication, hard work, respect, teamwork, and set the bar high for many others to follow! Today, I'm giving an achievement award to 14-year-old Sarah Jalli, not simply because she reached the top 10 in the nation in the women's rankings, but more importantly for the example she is setting for all the members of the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy, both kids and adults. Here is my personal experience coaching Sarah Jalli…