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20 Different Opponents!

This year, become a tactical tournament player!

Playing the right tactics is one of the vital keys to winning your next match.  In order to know which tactics to play, it is often helpful to label your opponent as a looper, chopper, lobber, blocker, etc.  Once you have placed him in a category, then you can begin making a game-plan.  (please realize that many playing styles overlap)
Check out these tactics articles on playing specific opponents:


New Tactics Article on Beating the Unknown Opponent

The tournament published the draws the night before the event.  You found out that you are going to play against Hou Yingchao in your opening match of men’s singles at 9am.  You immediately take out your pen and paper and write down some note of how to play him.  You arrive in the gym at 7:45am and train accordingly. 
Just then…
Without warning…

NEW Videos of the Week

Samson Dubina TT Academy

Tournament Photos

Thanks to CLJ Studios!

Thanks to Chris Jordan from CLJ Studios, we now have some amazing photos online from the $6000 Nittaku Ohio Open!  Check them out:

Housing Now Available!

Join the action!

Hi Friends,

As many Ohio players and international players are training daily at the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy, we welcome you to join us!  For your convenience, we now have a house for visiting guys and a house for visiting girls.  Housing options also include airport transportation and daily transportation to and from the Samson Dubina TT Academy! 

Come for a day or come for a year, we would love to have you join us!

Contact Samson Dubina today for your personalized training program this fall here in Akron, Ohio!

6 Keys to Tactical Analysis

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Thanks Jayadas!

Thanks Jayadas Chelur for the great photos!


You did a great job at capturing the daily action from the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy this summer.


Bible Verse of the Week

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Matthew 7:24-27

The Case For Footwork

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I replayed this again and again...

A traumatic incident happened to me when I was 3-years-old…


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