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

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Mental vs Physical

Are Your Training Your Mental Game This Year?

 
 
Hi Friends,

QUESTION:   If table tennis is 50% physical and 50% mental, then why do most players spend 95% of their time focusing on the physical aspects of the game and only 5% of the time on the mental aspects of the game?

Think about it...  

Think about it...   and give yourself an a real answer out-loud!

Keep Your Coach Happy

Seven Secrets Revealed

 

 

The Upset

Pull Off the Upset of the Tournament!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Upset!

 

 

Everyone wants to pull off the biggest upset of the tournament – that is everyone’s aspiration when entering a tournament. In this article, I’m going to outline some of the major keys that can turn your dream into a reality.

 

#1 Forget About It

When Should you Come?

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#8 in the World

Sarah Jalli World Success

 
Sarah Jalli #8 in the World!
-Article by Samson Dubina
 

3 Bad Words

Olympians Never Say These Words

Improvement

Four Primary Keys

 
 
IMPROVEMENT
 
-New Coaching Article by Samson Dubina
 
Will YOU improve this year?
 

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

Play Smarter and Win!

Three Real Examples

 
 

Investigating, Implementing, Performing

Developing a Tournament Goal

 
 
 
 
 
Investigating, Implementing, Performing
Developing a Tournament Goal
 
 
One year at the US National Team Trials, I was leading 3-2 against ***Mark Hazinski and leading 9-3 in the 6th game.  After a series of aggressive mistakes by me, he closed the gap 9-8.  I simply pushed and blocked the next 2 points to win the match 11-8 in the 6th.  Walking off the court, my coach said, “I would rather have you lose the match than to win it like that.”  I replied, “The goal was to win.”
 

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