Coach Samson Dubina 2016 US National Team Coach 2015 - 2018 USATT Coach of the Year
 

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Weak Points

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Weak Points
 
In matches, should you use specific patterns or should you just hit anywhere?  Well, you always want to keep your opponent off-balance while realizing that there are specific shots and locations that commonly cause errors from your opponent.  Today, I’m going to outline a six basic patterns.
(Note:  There are actually hundreds of these patterns.  I’m just listing six as a starting point)
 
 
Example #1

Tournament Tough in 20 Steps

tournament tough
Learn how to train your mind and body!

 
 
 
Tournament Tough in 20 Steps
-Written by ITTF Coach Samson Dubina
 
 
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Prep work:       Set Goals

The Guinea Pig

Learn about making game changes...

 
 
 
 
Guinea pigs used for experiments usually don’t last too long – many of them die.  Do you feel like the guinea pig at the club?  Is your game dying from too many experiments?
 

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Jumping to NEW Heights!

Learn how to peak for your next tournament!

In this blog, I will be outlining five vital steps in a peaking for a tournament 30 days from now.
 
#1 Same Equipment
Every time you change equipment, it takes 2-3 weeks to fully adjust.  During those 2-3 week, your game will go down slightly.  Make sure that you keep using the same rubber, blade, glue, and shoes during those final 30 days before your big event.
 
#2 Same Strokes

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Mental Principles of Table Tennis

8 Key Tips that you need to apply today!

 

 
 

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11 Ways to Improve With Robot Training!

Maximize Your Robot Training!

 
 
Do you have a table tennis robot? Is your robot training boring? Yes, possibly, if you are knocking the same ball into a machine for 6 hours/day. What can you do to make your robot sessions more interesting and more effective for your improvement during this lockdown?
In this new coaching article, I'm going to briefly outline 11 things that you can do to make your robot sessions at home more effective! Try them out and let me know what you think!
 
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8 SLUMP-BUSTING TIPS

How do I GET OUT of this slump?

 
 
 
 
At some point in your playing career, you have probably encountered a bad slump.  How long will the slump last?  …sometimes a day, a month, or a year.  In this article, I’m going to give you several tips on how to get out of a slump.
 
#1 Rest Your Mind

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