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NEW Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy!

Hours, Rates, Directions, Info, Videos, and More!!!

Monday 4-10pm
Tuesday 4-10pm
Wednesday noon-6pm
Thursday 4-10pm
Friday 4-10pm
Saturday noon-6pm

Cost is $5/person per day or $10/family per day!
Drop-ins welcome!
All ages, all skill levels welcome!

2262 South Arlington Rd Akron, Ohio 44312
Phone: 330-949-9230
E-mail: tt@SamsonDubina.com
Website: www.SamsonDubina.com

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 Short Pips Attacker

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     The short pips smasher is often described as one of the scariest opponents in the game, unless you use the proper tactics!  You give a weak push – bang! It gets smashed at 90mph!  You give a weak loop – bang! It gets smashed at 90mph!  You block the smash and it go into the bottom of the net!  Wow, how frustrating! 

Camp Schedule

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Devastate the Lobber

Learn the Tactics!

 
 
 
Devastate the Lobber
 

Winning Table Tennis

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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

Kids Play FREE

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Kids Play FREE

 

 

 

 

Every Wednesday during the month of October from noon-6pm, kids play FREE at the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy! Everyone is welcome to come. Cost is $5 for adults and free for kids on...

Wed, Oct 2nd

Wed, Oct 9th

Wed, Oct 16th

Wed, Oct 23rd

Wed, Oct 30th

 

 

Tournament Photos

Thanks to Chris Jordan!

Check out hundreds of awesome photos from the Presper Financial Architects Open!
https://cljstudiosphotography.smugmug.com/Table-Tennis/Presper-Financial-Architects-Open-92019/
Photo Credit Chris Jordan!
 
Join us Nov 8-9 for the Nittaku Ohio Open!

Table Tennis Racket Position

FREE Coaching Article and Video

Table Tennis Racket Position

One of the most foundational aspects of the game is a neutral racket position. Until the ball is approaching, you should not take a backswing.

Based on your hit, your opponent’s positioning, your opponent’s racket angle, and your opponent’s timing, you can adjust with your feet… BUT not take the hand back until you visually see the incoming ball or even until the ball crosses the net. How will this benefit you? There are 5 primary ways and many secondary ways it will benefit you…

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