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

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Core Training

Watch the Video and Listen to the Advice

In table tennis, the core is considered to be the foundation of everything.
By strengthening your core you can...
1. Produce better weight transfer
2. Maintain better balance
3. Transition faster between forehand and backhand
4. Prevent injuries

Check out this 10 minute routine:

Leg Training

Watch the video, Listen to the Instruction

I know that you have a busy schedule; you can't make it to the gym 3 hours per day. I want you to do this leg workout 3 times per week for 10 minutes.
That's it!
Just 10 minutues!
Give me 10 minutes of effort per day and I guarantee that your footwork will improve within 2 weeks. Just turn on this clip and discipline yourself to follow along and follow my verbal instructions.

Here!

We!

Go!

Best of 2016

Re-Watch the Action

R U Ready?

The Ball is Coming Back!

Be Ready

This sounds like the most basic advice ever given – be ready for the ball to come back! About 90% of players have developed the bad habit of hitting a good shot then just ASSUMING that it won’t be returned. Starting today, you must force yourself to be disciplined in thinking that all of your serves, flips, loops, smashes, and all other shots will be returned. No early celebration!

Table Tennis Breakfast

Discover Samson's Favorite Training/Tournament Food

From Asia to Africa to Europe and even to the USA, there are thousands of professional table tennis athletes who are aspiring to be the next World Champion. One of the key elements to reaching the top is consistent training six hours per day. Most top players wake up, eat breakfast, train three hours, eat lunch, rest, then train three more hours in the late afternoon. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day to fuel an intense early morning session.
Here is the secret recipe for my power-packed breakfast.
For one serving:

Coaching Testimonial

Read the Testimonial and Watch the Video of the #1 Girl in Ohio

 

 

 

 

Simple Basics

Grips, Angle, Stance, Timing

Ohio High School Championships

Check it out

 
 
 
 
 
 
The Columbus Table Tennis Club will be hosting the first ever, Ohio High School Championships.
Check it out:  http://columbustabletennisclub.com/2017/01/14/ohio-high-school-table-ten...

Devastate the Cheater

Learn the Step-By-Step Approach

 
 
 
 
 
In competitive sports, there are always athletes who want to win so badly, that they will do absolutely anything to accomplish that goal.  Yes, there are cheaters in table tennis too.  Instead of giving you dozens of examples of how cheaters get away with it, I’m going to give you a more general perspective on how you can properly handle any situation that arises.
 

The Talent Trap

Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Talent Trap
By Jim Thompson
 
Carol Dweck of Stanford University, Author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, has identified 2 distinctly different mindsets of most coaches – the fixed mindset and the growth mindset.
 
 
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