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The Mental Timeout

Read About One of the Most Neglected Aspects of Table Tennis!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Choosing a Coach

New Coaching Article

 
 
 
 
 
Choosing a Coach
4 Factors to Consider
 
 
Some cities in the US have only one table tennis coach.  In other areas like LA or NYC, there might be 20 coaches within a 20-mile radius.  So which coach should you choose?  The cheapest? The funniest?  The highest rated?  Well, the choice is yours, but here are 4 factors to consider
 
 
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Playing in High Altitudes

7 simple tips!

 
 
 
 
 
Playing in High Altitudes
By Samson Dubina
 
Are you going to Las Vegas this July for the US Nationals?  Have you considered the fact that the altitude in Las Vegas does have an impact on your performance? 
 

Rehearsal

NEW Article by Samson Dubina and quotes from Lanny Bassham

 
 
 
 
 
 

Mental Principles

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So you want to improve?
Fabulous!

10 Ways to Perfect Your Serve

Read the Article and Watch the Video

 

 

 

 

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words.  Well...  I think that a video is worth a million words.  So, I'm first going to show you a short demo video on the forehand pendulum serve then I'll give you 10 tips on improving every one of your serves.

 

 

In this article, I will be outlining ten ways to perfect your serve:

Beat the Pick-Hitter!

Learn tactics to beat this difficult opponent

 
 
 
 
 
In this article, I’m going to briefly describe the tactics that you should use to beat a pick-hitter.  A pick hitter is usually a rather defensive player who suddenly attacks as a surprise.  In order to best understand your opponent, you need to start off by analyzing him in detail by asking yourself the following questions in regards to your opponent.  You should ask yourself these questions when you are studying your opponent prior to the match or during the first few points of your match.
 

Tournament Videos!

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Barbara Wurster Memorial Open
 

4 Tips to Improve Your Performance

Play Better in Tournaments NOW

 
 
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400 Coaching Articles

10 Years of Full-Time Coaching

During the last 10 years of full-time coaching, I have written around 400 coaching articles.  These articles are now tagged and somewhat organized by topic.  Check out the full listing and read the articles of your choice.  Check them out here - http://www.samsondubina.com/news/tags
 
 
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