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

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Upcoming Tournament!

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888 is having a tournament in September.  I just wanted to let you know about it.
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Equipment Reviews - by Sarah Jalli

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Check out the NEW Equipment reviews by u15 and u17 US National Champion Sarah Jalli!

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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.

5 National Teams in 2021

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The Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy would like to congratulate Sarah on recently winning the u15 and u17 events at the 2021 US Nationals in Las Vegas, Nevada!  In addition to these titles, she has also become the only player in 2021 to make 5 national teams!
#1 on the u15 National Team
#1 on the u17 National Team
#4 on the u19 National Team
#2 on the Pan Am Team
#3 on the Women's National Team

Beat the Defensive Blocker

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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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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?” 

$6000 Nittaku Ohio Open

Tournament NEWS!

THANK YOU for supporting the Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy and table tennis here in Ohio by entering the $6000 Nittaku Ohio Open table tennis tournament!!!!  We really appreciate your participation!
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