When pushing short, most players error in 1 of 2 ways. They either slice it hard with wayyyyy too much energy and the push goes deep OR they simply touch the ball and it falls off their racket. You want to push with enough energy to impart spin but look to impart only spin, not speed. This creative little exercise has helped Sarah Jalli and many others to learn the short push. Check it out!
Table Tennis Tactics for Thinkers is one of the best table tennis books that I have ever read. I feel that players of all levels can benefit from the details of serve tactics, receive tactics, rallying tactics, doubles tactics, and tactics against various grips, rubbers, and styles.
FREE Fun Night at the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy!
FREE Snacks and Drinks
FREE Competitions with prizes!
-Long Serve Competition from the Balcony
-Draw Doubles Competition
-Challenge the Champ Competition
Join the action on Thursday, Nov 15th from 6pm-8:45pm! Bring your friends and family! No-preregistration is required!
Quiz Yourself on the 12 Aspects of Mental Success!
The ITTF Advanced Training Manual lists 12 elements to mental success in table tennis. Quiz yourself to see how well you are doing on each aspect. Take 2-3 minutes to ponder each point. Ask yourself how well you are doing on each point during important tournament matches. If you aren’t doing well, ask yourself how to improve that aspect.
1. Physical relaxation – muscular tension is closely connected to miserable performance. On the other hand, feelings of relaxation are associated with top performances.
At the Ohio Winter Camp, we offer FREE airport transportation and FREE daily transportation from the area hotels to the venue each day. Area hotels range from $60-$80/night. If you want to save money, contact Samson and he will try to pair you with someone to share a room with so you only need to pay $30/night (includes breakfast). We want to make sure that this camp is affordable for Ohio players as well as those traveling from our of state! See you soon!
Ohio Winter Camp... December 26-28
All Ages - All Levels Welcome!
There are many aspects of perfecting your serve - this helpful tool will train you to serve low! The lightweight aluminum design has a retractable screen that can easily fold up in your table tennis bag. The setup time is 2 min with NO TOOLS REQUIRED so you can easily whip out TT-Serve® whenever you are ready to make progress on your serve!