Coach Samson Dubina US National Team Coach 4x USATT Coach of the Year
 

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400 Coaching Articles

10 Years of Full-Time Coaching

During the last 10 years of full-time coaching, I have written around 400 coaching articles.  These articles are now tagged and somewhat organized by topic.  Check out the full listing and read the articles of your choice.  Check them out here - http://www.samsondubina.com/news/tags
 
 
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Probabilities vs Indicators

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Probabilities vs Indicators
By Samson Dubina
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A probability is what is likely to happen, an indicator is what is happening.  Why is it important to understand these terms?  Because your ability to anticipate properly totally depend on these 2 – probabilities and indictors.  Let me explain…
 

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The Tactical Mindset

Post-Tournament Analysis

 
 
 
 
 
 
     Just like any other table tennis skills, developing a tactical mindset takes discipline.  As I work through the various styles over the coming weeks and teach you how to play against various opponents, I want you to understand that you too can think of your own tactics.  I’m not very smart, I’m just an average guy.  However, I do spend quality time thinking.  You too can develop this same discipline.

The Talent Trap

Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Talent Trap
By Jim Thompson
 
Carol Dweck of Stanford University, Author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, has identified 2 distinctly different mindsets of most coaches – the fixed mindset and the growth mindset.
 
 
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11 Ways to Improve With Robot Training!

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Do you have a table tennis robot? Is your robot training boring? Yes, possibly, if you are knocking the same ball into a machine for 6 hours/day. What can you do to make your robot sessions more interesting and more effective for your improvement during this lockdown?
In this new coaching article, I'm going to briefly outline 11 things that you can do to make your robot sessions at home more effective! Try them out and let me know what you think!
 
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