by Samson Dubina on Fri, 2019-01-11 11:29
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It Ain’t Piano
By Samson Dubina
If you ever took piano lessons, you probably know that there is a very systematic approach for beginners. Often there is a 30 or 60 min lesson each week. The student is given a couple songs to perfect during the week. When he/she goes for the lesson the following week, they will likely get those songs checked off and given new songs to play the following week. Once you have mastered a song, then you typically don’t go back 3 years later and keep working on the same one because you have moved on…
by Samson Dubina on Wed, 2018-12-19 00:16
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by Samson Dubina on Sat, 2018-10-27 10:25
Two Bad Words…
Why are they bad words?
These 2 words seems so harmless.
Doesn’t everyone in the US need to practice more?
No, US players don’t need to ONLY practice more. They need to have a plan of what to practice, they need details on what to focus on during practice, they need a structure to understand how their games should progress, and they need more practice in the right environment practicing the right aspects.
by Samson Dubina on Sat, 2018-09-15 07:12
In table tennis, recognition is very important... regardless if you are a beginner 7-year-old, senior citizen trying to make progress, or Olympic gold medalist. Last year, I was racking my brain trying to figure out a way to feature the beginners at our weekly league. How can I put them in the spotlight for 5 min? How can I feature a 1500-rated play or a 500 rated player can make him the champion for the night?
Thinking... thinking... thinking...
by Samson Dubina on Tue, 2018-04-17 07:55
by Samson Dubina on Mon, 2018-03-26 06:16
US #1 Ranked 12-year-old shows her 3 favorite footwork drills
by Samson Dubina on Tue, 2018-02-27 21:30
by Samson Dubina on Mon, 2018-02-05 15:20
Advice to Coaches
Each year, I write one article directed to coaches. For my 2018 article, I’m only going to give one piece of advice. But before I give it, I’m going to build some context.
Most table tennis players believe that there are two types of coaches – type A and type B. It is true, that 99% of the coaches that I personally have met fall roughly into one of these categories. Today, I’m going to present type C.
by Samson Dubina on Wed, 2018-01-17 08:04
We are now accepting more students for our weekly mini-group classes (2-5 students per class). If you would like to join, just send me a personal e-mail tt@SamsonDubina.com and I'll get you signed up. The cost is $250-$350 per season of classes.
7 weekly events at the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy
High Performance Training
Intermediate Group Training
Beginner Junior Group Training
Beginner Adult Group Training
Open Club Play
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by Samson Dubina on Mon, 2017-12-04 06:51
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