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

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Reverse Preparation

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Prepare Differently This Season

 
Many table tennis athletes begin the season with refining their basic technique and working on developing a solid base for footwork and consistency with many systematic drills.  As they get closer to their peak tournament, they then begin a more tactical approach.  When they know which exact opponents they will compete against, then they begin specific tactical preparation for that exact opponent. 
 
This is good, but I’m going to propose a slightly different approach for you…
 

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Presper Financial Architects Open
August 17-18, 2018

Table Tennis Breakfast

Discover Samson's Favorite Training/Tournament Food

From Asia to Africa to Europe and even to the USA, there are thousands of professional table tennis athletes who are aspiring to be the next World Champion. One of the key elements to reaching the top is consistent training six hours per day. Most top players wake up, eat breakfast, train three hours, eat lunch, rest, then train three more hours in the late afternoon. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day to fuel an intense early morning session.
Here is the secret recipe for my power-packed breakfast.
For one serving:

Weekly Schedule! Check it out!

September-October

 
September
Thursday, Sep 6th Fall League Begins
Monday, Sep 10th (Gym Closed for Rosh Hashana)
Thursday, Sep 13th Fall League
Monday, Sep 17th Mini-Group Classes and Open Club Play
Thursday, Sep 20th Fall League
Monday, Sep 24th Mini-Group Classes and Open Club Play
Thursday, Sep 27th Fall League
 
October
Monday, Oct 1st Mini-Group Classes and Open Club Play
Thursday, Oct 4th Fall League
Monday, Oct 8th Mini-Group Classes and Open Club Play
Thursday, Oct 11th Fall League

Lateral vs Deviation

Learn about various sidespin serves

Fall in Love with Your Backup Racket

Prepare for disaster...

Disaster might strike at your next tournament…
You might accidentally drop your racket and break it during a match.
You might accidentally damage your rubber on the corner of the table.
You might have rubber that is somehow illegal.
Your racket might get stolen.
Unfortunately, there are problems that arise.  Fortunately, most players are prepared enough to have a backup racket; HOWEVER, most player don’t like their backup racket as much as their first racket.  Many players have backup rackets that are different from their primary racket.
 

Post-Traumatic-Stress-Disorder

How do you react to a loss?

 
 
 
 
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that's triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event.
 

Bible Verses of the Week

Philippians 2:5-11

Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God, but made Himself of no reputation, taking the form of a bondservant, and coming in the likeness of men. And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the cross.  Therefore God also has highly exalted Him and given Him the name which is above every name,  that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth,  and that

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Presper Financial Architects Open
August 17-18, 2018

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