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

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NEW Coaching Article by Samson Dubina

-New Coaching Article by Samson Dubina
The way you manage pressure has a huge impact on your performance.  About 90% of coaches don’t rightly understand this important concept.  This article isn’t designed to offend average coaches, but rather to educate both coaches and players as to what it means to be mentally strong.
Average Coach


Yes, the Samson Dubina TT Academy has closed.

Hi Friends,

6 Keys to Tactical Analysis

Check out the NEW Video!


Paddle Palace Stretch of the Week

The Scorpion!




Featured Videos!

Check out the recent action at the SDTTA!

Thanks to those of you who participated in the Nittaku Ohio Open!
Our next usatt tournament is the Presper Financial Architects Open! Check out the tournament info:

Nittaku Academy

The first official Nittaku Academy in the US!

We are overjoyed to announce the NEW Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy will be the first official Nittaku Academy in the US!
· 15,000 Sq Ft Facility
· 800 LUX Lighting
· 20 Brand New Nittaku Tables
· Brand New Nittaku Barriers
· Gerflor Rubberized Flooring on All Courts
· Spacious Court Sizes
· Nittaku Pro Shop / Snack Bar
· Newgy Robot Training Available
· Workout Zone for Players and Parents
· Amazing Seating
· Parent’s Lounge
· FREE High Speed WIFI

Style/Equipment Changes

Think about it...

Style/Equipment Change
Changing your playing style or grip or equipment takes both effort and time.  You don’t want to change from penhold to shakehands and play a tournament the next week.  You don’t want to change from being a long-pips chopper to being a two-wing looper if you are playing league matches twice a week and tournaments monthly. 
However, now is the ideal time to change!

Nittaku Factive

nittaku factive
Best Beginner-Intermediate Rubber!

You have hundreds of different table tennis rubbers to choose from. Which should you choose? I recently chose Factive for my daughters, Fiona age 7 and Kenzie age 5. Why did I choose Factive, because it has thin sponge and good control while maintaining a decent amount of speed and spin. Since switching to Factive, they are playing significantly better.

League Finals

Win $500 Cash!

Dear Table Tennis Players,

Twiddling Tricks!

Check out the Paddle Palace Exclusive Article!




Who should twiddle?

When to twiddle?

Technique for twiddling

Twiddling equipment

Twiddle training

Twiddle TRICKS!


Check out the Paddle Palace exclusive article in their online catalog (pages 80-81):


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