Coach Samson Dubina US National Team Coach 4x USATT Coach of the Year

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Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy

Hours, Rates, and Directions!

We are now open! 
First Time is FREE!

5 Levels of Communication

Player / Coach Relationship

To reach your highest potential, you and your coach must communicate on a detailed level realizing that communication is a two-way street.  In this article, I’m going to outline the 5 levels of communication, then briefly discuss how you can reach your peak potential.
Level 1 – Hallway Talk
“Hey, what’s up man.  How you doing?” 

International Summer Camps

All Ages, All Levels!

Hi Friends!

International Summer Camps



When is the deadline?
The early-bird deadline is Saturday, March 25th.  If you have questions about registering early, send Samson a text 330-949-9230 and he will get you signed up by midnight on the 25th.

Is the camp almost filled up?
Yes, we should be completely full soon!  So I would highly recommend signing up today!

What is the schedule?
Daily training from 10am-12:30pm and 2pm-4:30pm each day.  In the evenings, we have optional sessions with match play.

Ok With Losing?

An interesting perspective...

Ok With Losing?
New Coaching Article by Samson Dubina
Each week, I talk to many different coaches, players, and parents from across the US and around the world about different aspects of the sport.  One of the parents recently mentioned something that is often a mis-understood principle.

Official Hotel

Residence Inn

Yes, we are thrilled to partner with Residence Inn by Marriott!
Normal Room Price $194/night
Table Tennis Discount $97/night
Book online or call and mention "table tennis" for the discounted rate of $97/night including breakfast buffet and amazing hospitality!  We appreciate your supporting our partner hotels!
Residence Inn by Marriott

Table Tennis Recognition

Learn about the importance and pitfalls of recognition

In the table tennis world, giving players recognition is very important.  I think it is great when tournaments have an award podium and make the awards ceremony very official.  The Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy will be promoting more and more recognition in the sport as we continue to grow.  However, some players only play for the recognition from others.  IF THIS IS YOUR MINDSET, IT WILL HINDER YOUR PROGRESS!!!


Top 12 Stars

Join Nandan Naresh!

Hi Guys!
One of the most exciting tournaments is just around the corner!  We still have a few more spots!  Sign up today!

Tactical Serving

NEW Video by Larry Hodges

Hi Friends!

Probabilities vs Indicators

Do YOU know the difference?

Probabilities vs Indicators
By Samson Dubina
A probability is what is likely to happen, an indicator is what is happening.  Why is it important to understand these terms?  Because your ability to anticipate properly totally depend on these 2 – probabilities and indictors.  Let me explain…


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