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Paddle Palace Winter League
Register NOW: https://www.samsondubina.com/winter-league
• Excellent Venue – Shaw JCC 750 White Pond Dr. Akron, Ohio 44320. New Wood Floor – New LED Lighting!
• Kids – Bring the whole family! There is a free kids class from 6-7pm each Thursday during the league!
• Cost – $15/person or $30/family per night. Payment can be cash, check, credit, or paypal. Shaw JCC members receive a 20% discount! Join the Shaw JCC today!
Three months ago, Sarah Jalli was crowned champion of the US Open in Las Vegas for the u11 girls' event! Just after turning 12, she entered the US National Ranking Tournament in Davie, Florida (March 29-April 1). Each player was allowed to enter up to 2 of the events - u12, u13, u15, or u18. Sarah chose to skip the u12 and enter the u13 and u15. First, she played the u15 and finished #10 in the US... not bad. Then she began dominating the u13 with 8 consecutive wins against girls from across the nation. If she finished 1st or 2nd, she would make the US National Team.
Sarah Jalli USA #11
Seth Pech USA #11
Samson Dubina USA #9
Jishan Liang Wins $3000 Newgy Ohio Open
Today was the best day because the players had a much more in-depth understanding of footwork and how footwork is closely related to every aspect of the game - from receiving serves, to pushing, to looping, to blocking, to smashing, to counterlooping AND they learned about the various types of movements. With all this knowledge, we were about to piece together the puzzle implementing some drills involving both players attacking and defending during the same point as well as some tactical drills involving probabilites and indicators. Nearly all of the players took several pages of notes an
Congrats to Antoine Bernadet for winning $1300 at the Newgy Ohio Open! He defeated Seth Pech 12-10, 6-11, 11-9, 11-7 to take home the title for Canada! This is his second consecutive singles title here in Akron. Other notable winners throughout the weekend included: