Coach Samson Dubina 2016 US National Team Coach 2015 - 2018 USATT Coach of the Year
 

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DEXTERITY

Learn how to improve your game 500 points this year!

DEXTERITY
 
Every table tennis player should strive for dexterity.  This is a skill that some players are naturally more gifted with and some players are not.  The good news is that it can be trained as well.  So what is dexterity???
 
Dictionary Definition of “Dexterity”
dex·ter·i·ty
noun \dek-ˈster-ə-tē, -ˈste-rə-\
 
: the ability to use your hands skillfully
: the ability to easily move in a way that is graceful
: clever skill : the ability to think and act quickly and cleverly
 

New Book!

Why Table Tennis?

Hi Friends,

Update from Samson

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GoFundMe

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Dear Friends,

I would like to give you a quick update about the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy and some ways that you can partner together with us in this difficult time.

Advanced Table Tennis Serves

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Daily Practice

Are you practicing all areas of your game?

 
 
Hi Readers!  I hope you are staying safe in the difficult time!  What have you been practicing at home???  Are you neglecting some areas of your game.  I have been suggesting things for my students to work on.  Below is an e-mail that I sent today of a list of 15 things that need regular practice.  You should print off the list for yourself and see if you can improve each of these 15 things each week.  Check out the list below...
 
 
 
 
Dear Student,

More Practice vs Less Practice

Read about a strange phenomenon

Sometimes players will work very hard over the summer training many hours each day.  At the end of the summer, they play a tournament and are very disappointed with their results.  They might have spent thousands of dollars traveling to China, hiring pro coaches, and giving great effort…  but still they didn’t have the expected results.
 
Yet other times, players will take a break for a few weeks and practice very little.  Without expecting much from their first tournament of the season, these players are sometimes surprised with amazing results!
 

Training at Home

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Working hard!

How to Develop a Good Serve

Read the Article and Watch the Videos!

In this article, I will be outlining 11 ways to perfect your serve:
#1 Use the serves that best setup your game
#2 Train them in a tournament environment
#3 Miss some serves
#4 Use your best serves early
#5 Vary the quality of spin
#6 Serve LOW
#7 Remember to attack
#8 Be willing to sacrifice a couple points
#9 Train them to perfection
#10 Use Visualization
#11 Play practice matches

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