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

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Situational Ethics

Brand New Video - By Samson Dubina


Beat the Lobber

Learn 8 elements to beating this opponent

Many people think that lobs are easy to deal with.  Actually, lobbers can be very difficult opponents.  I have several tips for you about how to play against lobbers…
#1 Be Serious
Before beginning any match, be serious and be focused on your strategy.  Don’t start off the match against a lobber without your full focus.
#2 Adjust Your Body

WTT Contender Final

Sarah Jalli (USA) vs Nicole Arlia (Italy)


Story Time

Samson Dubina Coaching in France and Belgium



3 Keys to Winning Close Games

Tactical Video by Samson Dubina



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Hi Members,
Yes, the 2022-2023 Nittaku Team Uniforms have arrived from Japan!  I took them to the printer this week and they will be here this Friday.
When you pay for your 2022-2023 SDTTA membership, you can get your team uniform.  For some of you, your membership expires this month.  For others, it doesn't expire until April or May or June.  Once the 2022-2023 membership has been paid, you can pickup your uniform.  

The Mental Timeout

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


The Learning Stages

Learn the Recipe For Success!

Learning a new skill in table tennis takes time.  Some skills take about a month to develop, but most take about 2-3 years to fully master.  In this blog, I’m going to talk about the steps to perfection.  It is vitally important to go step-by-step, even if it takes a long time.  You can apply this theory to ANY stroke; however, I’m going to use the backhand loop against block as an ILLUSTRATION.
Understanding the Need