Coach Samson Dubina 2016 US National Team Coach 2015 - 2018 USATT Coach of the Year

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It Ain't Piano

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It Ain’t Piano
By Samson Dubina
If you ever took piano lessons, you probably know that there is a very systematic approach for beginners.  Often there is a 30 or 60 min lesson each week.  The student is given a couple songs to perfect during the week.  When he/she goes for the lesson the following week, they will likely get those songs checked off and given new songs to play the following week.  Once you have mastered a song, then you typically don’t go back 3 years later and keep working on the same one because you have moved on…

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Many parents have good intentions when coaching their children, but end up in arguing matches during tournaments.  If you are one of those parents, then I would recommend taking statistics and reading the statistics to your child instead of giving them your input on how they are not meeting your expectations.  There are many ways to keep statistics, I’m just going to mention 1 basic way - keeping tract of your child’s mistakes.  Talley up the following mistakes during the game:
Forehand Loop against Topspin  

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