Posts filed under: Coaching Articles

by Samson Dubina Breathing both BETWEEN points and DURING the point is a very important, and often neglected, aspect of the game!  Players who have learned to properly exhale at contact...
by Samson Dubina What is the main difference between ping pong and table tennis? The main difference is the amount of spin produced.  With the right strokes and modern equipment, an elite...
by Samson Dubina In table tennis, there are some standard serves and there are also some unusual serves. Should you be creative or just follow the crowd? Well, creativity is always...
In and Out Footwork by Samson Dubina About 99% of the time, players practice side-to-side footwork moving from forehand to backhand and backhand to forehand.  I rarely see players practice in-and-out...
The Tactical Mindset by Samson Dubina Just like any other table tennis skills, developing a tactical mindset takes discipline.  As I work through the various styles over the coming weeks and...
How to Beat Yourself by Samson Dubina Learn a New Way to Think Players often strategize on how to beat their rivals.  They spend endless hours studying video clips of the...