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

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Table Tennis Mental Test

Take the Quiz then Watch the Video!

 

Mental Test
By Coach Samson Dubina
Rate Yourself 0-10 On Each Question
 
 
 
First, take the 10-question test!
Next, watch the video!

 

Pitfalls of Anticipation

Check out this 2-min video!

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So you want to improve?

Fabulous!

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So you want to improve?
Fabulous!

Jet Lag

Traveling To Tournaments

 
 
 
 
 
Regardless if you are traveling across the world or even across the United States to the US Nationals, changing timezone can cause jet lag for anyone.  
Could it affect your performance?  
Absolutely!
There are 5 quick tips that I would like to share...
 

Rehearsal

NEW Article by Samson Dubina and quotes from Lanny Bassham

 
 
 
 
 
 

The Talent Trap

Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset

 
 
 
The Talent Trap
By Jim Thompson
 
Carol Dweck of Stanford University, Author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, has identified 2 distinctly different mindsets of most coaches – the fixed mindset and the growth mindset.
 
 
Fixed
The first is the “Fixed Mindset,” in which an athlete sees ability as set.  Either you have talent or you don’t.  Either you are smart or you aren’t.  This mindset is a dead-end because whether you succeed or not is determined by something totally outside you control
 

Play Smarter and Win!

Three Real Examples

 
 

Situational Ethics

Brand New Video - By Samson Dubina

 

Root of the Problem

Check out the coaching article...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Root of the Problem
 
Unless you can find the root of the problem – your problem with persist and you will continue losing. I often ask players why they lost a specific match. They often respond with…
 
“It was a bad match.”
“I was just off.”
“I didn’t practice enough.”
“My opponent was on fire.”
 

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