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$3000 Nittaku Ohio Open

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$3000 Nittaku Ohio Open
USATT Sanctioned Tournament
Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy
Akron, Ohio
 

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Sarah Jalli - Rated 2516

8 Keys to Success

 
 
 
Sarah Jalli – Rated 2516
Eight Keys to Success
 
 
After a series of great wins in August-September, 14-year-old Sarah Jalli now finds herself rated over 2500 in the Paddle Palace Ohio League here at the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy.  So, what is her secret to becoming more and more successful?  Well, there are a number of secrets that I would like to share here.  I have detailed out these secrets with eight simple keys…
 
 
Key #1
Steady Progress

Camp Review

By Frank Yin

3 Weeks at the Ohio Mega Camps
By: Frank Yin 
 

THANK YOU

Check out the ACTION from the Ohio Mega Camps

 
 
Thanks!
I would like to thank the players who participated the Ohio Mega Camps this summer as well as the coaches and practice partners who helped everyone so much during the 3 weeks...  Chance Friend, Larry Hodges, Kai Zhang, Bruno Ventura, Sarah Hazinski, Mark Hendricks, AJ Carney, Maria Bogoeva, Derek May, Seth Pech, Anwen Harris, and Parth Nagpure.
 
 
 
Our next camps are scheduled for...
October 12-16
December 28 - January 1
January 4-8
 
 

NEW Coaching Video!

Drills vs Games

 

Pandemic Problems

Find Solutions to the Problems

 

New Training Videos

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NEW Book!

NOW AVAILABLE!

 
 
 
 
 
Hi Friends,

The Olympic sport of table tennis is well respected worldwide for the dexterity of the athletes, the speed of the rallies, and the excitement of watching players of all ages and nationalities compete for world titles.  Here in the US, very little is known about table tennis…  Until Now!  Why Table Tennis takes you on a one-hour journey where you will explore the vastness of the sport, understand how it is healthy for the mind and body, how it has impacted world history, and why it can impact your life too!!! 

3 Types of Rackets

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Serve Return Simplified

Try this 1 weird-simple trick!

 
 
 
Serve Return Simplified
 
 
There are 2 primary ways to read the spin – watch the racket and watch the bounce.  The pitfall that devastates most beginner/intermediate players is the timing.  When they don’t know the spin, they panic and trap the ball too quickly.  The correct move is to wait.  Wait.  If you couldn’t tell the spin from the contact point when your opponent touched the ball, then wait.  Let the ball rise, then even drop a bit before returning it. 
How does that make the return easier?  There are 5 ways…
 
 

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