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Winning Deuce Games!

Learn the keys to making or breaking your next tournament

There are several keys that you must remember when playing deuce games. 
 
#1 The first key to remember is…   what you did right.  You have won 10 points during the game and you must have a clear memory as to which serves won the point outright and which serves setup your game best.  You also must have a clear memory about which locations worked best and what game patters worked best.
 

Beat the Defensive Blocker

Check out the tactics!

Why are you looping?  I see that you are looping everything against that blocker – looping his serves, looping his pushes, looping his blocks.  Why are you looping?
 

Ohio Mega Camps!

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Hi Camp Participants!

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?” 

Reflection and Response

New Coaching Article by 14-year-old Frank Yin

Table Tennis: Reflection and Response
By: Frank Yin
 
Many people have heard of the quote “quality of quantity”; Whether it’s in life or table tennis, this is essential for success. So the question is: How can you increase the quality of your game? Recently I learned a simple solution, to have a positive mindset. 
 

Robot Training

Coaching Article by Frank Yin

Table Tennis Robots: Convenient and Effective Training
By: Frank Yin 
Rubber: Nittaku Fastarc C-1 
Blade: Nittaku Violin

The Mystery Man

NEW Coaching Article - by Samson Dubina

 
The Mystery Man
By Coach Samson Dubina
 
 
In the table tennis world, it is commonly believed that there are 3 types of players – positive, negative, and in-between.
 
Mr. Positive continues to strongly affirm himself throughout the match, even if he is down 8-0 or 10-2 or whatever the score, he has a high level of confidence.
 

3 Reasons!

3 Reasons Why My Parents Wanted Me to Play Table Tennis

 
 
 
It is tournament time!
We welcome you to join us for 3 exciting event happening right here in Akron, Ohio!

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Ten Tactical Timeout Tips

Take 3 minutes to read these 10 tips...

 
 
 
 
 
Ten Tactical Timeout Tips
 
Many international matches have been won or lost based on WHEN the timeout was called and WHAT was said during the timeout.  In this short article, I’m going to give some brief tips about timeouts…
 
#1 Call It Early

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