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!!!
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…
Great News! New Opportunity for you!
The Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy coaches are now offering coaching to students of the academy as well as players who are not students of the academy. Contact Samson Dubina for a list of options for you to receive tactical advice at your next event. Arrangements need to be made prior to the tournament. Payment is made at the conclusion of the event depending on how many matches you receive advice during the event.
Five New Additions to the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy
In addition to visiting coaches and practice partners helping us with the summer camps, the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy is happy to welcome both Mark Hendricks and Seth Pech to the coaching team at the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy.
If you would like to schedule a lesson with Seth or Mark, please reach out to them directly...