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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.

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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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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

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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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Samson Dubina Educational Table Tennis Academy, Inc.

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

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