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

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Olympic Sport of Table Tennis

Benefits of TT

 
 
 
 
Olympic Sport of Table Tennis
 
Table tennis has become one of the most popular sports worldwide with 30 million tournament players and 300 Million recreational players worldwide.  Why is it so popular?  There are several primary reasons…
 
 
Family-Friendly for All Ages

Amanda Graber

Homeschool Mom Getting in Amazing Shape

Fitness For Moms!

Back in the day, Amanda Graber was a nationally ranked table tennis athlete who represented the US at the World University Championships. After getting married and having 5 kids, Amanda took a decade away from the sport to focus on family and homeschooling. Amanda just recently returned to the competition scene as a way of getting fit and spending time with her kids who are now playing. They train regularly at the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy, play at home with each other, and even train with their Newgy robot in the basement.

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Samson Dubina (Head Coach)

Shadow Strokes

FREE Article and Video

Shadow Strokes
Article and Video
By Samson Dubina
www.SamsonDubina.com

Your imagination is your most powerful tool.
Are you using it?
Many club level players dream of becoming a world class players with awesome balance, positioning, timing, perfect strokes, ideal placement, and deceptive variations. However, when I ask them to do shadow strokes, they have no idea. I have sad sad news… If you can’t do it without the ball, you most certainly can’t do it with the ball!

3:1 Principle

Learn to evaluate your training sessions!

 
 
 
3:1 Principle
 
Inconsistency is likely the main reason for your poor performance in tournaments.  Will doing more drills help you?  Possibly.
 
Here at the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy, we aren’t just concerned with the number of hours, we are also concerned about the quality of the hours realizing that each individual player might need to adjust his/her drills slightly.  In this article, I’m going to briefly outline the 3:1 principle that we have developed.
 

Overplaying vs Taking The Risk

Learn to Find the Balance

 
 
 
 
 
 
I have written 2 controversial articles about upsetting higher rated players in table tennis.  What is the correct mindset?  Going for broke or playing normal?  In the blog, I have included both articles and a summary of how to harmonize them together to have the best possible result.
 
 
Article #1
Taking the Risk

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Check out the recent action at the SDTTA!

Thanks to those of you who participated in the Nittaku Ohio Open!
Our next usatt tournament is the Presper Financial Architects Open! Check out the tournament info: https://www.samsondubina.com/active-events

Tournament Photos

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Check out the Tournament Photos from the Nittaku Ohio Open!
https://cljstudiosphotography.smugmug.com/Table-Tennis/Newgy-Ohio-Open-1082019/
Join us Feb 7-8 for our next tournament - Presper Financial Architects Open right here in Akron, Ohio!

Devastate the Lobber

Learn the Tactics!

 
 
 
Devastate the Lobber
 

Winning Table Tennis

Check out the NEW Coaching Article

 
 
 
 
 
Winning Table Tennis
NEW Coaching Article
By Coach Samson Dubina
 
 
A missing key in table tennis is a proper understanding of between-game analysis and between-point analysis.  In this article, I’m going to mention the three keys – understanding the problem, finding a solution, and encouraging yourself with the benefit of implementing the solution.
 
 
#1 The Problem

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