Why Is Your Grip Pressure So Important?

By Massimo Constantini. There is one aspect of the grip that is very important but does not get enough attention. This is the amount of pressure each player applies to his or her handle when holding the paddle. How tight or lose a player’s grip impacts the result of their shot!

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Maximizing Your Table Tennis Game Under Poor Circumstances

True or False Question: One must play against better players in order to improve?
Answer: FALSE
It is possible to improve your table tennis game even if you don’t have ideal training partners. In this article I suggest TEN ways that you can maximize your table tennis game under poor training circumstances.

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Improving Your Table Tennis Game Through Post Match Analysis

By Samson Dubina. During the last month, I have played four table tennis tournaments. After each competition, I analyze my game in detail about what went right and what went wrong. In this article, I want to share some of my victories and some of my struggles.

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Designing Your Table Tennis Game Plan: Samson Dubina Coaching Tips

To improve your table tennis game you’ll need to make your practice sessions more effective. In this article, I’m going to ask you many questions about your game. Once you’ve answered them, it will be easy for you to design and write a “practice plan” detailing what you need to do to improve your game.

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What are the Advantages/Disadvantages Between Large and Small Headed Table Tennis Blades?

What are the advantages/disadvantages between large and small head blades?  Answer by: Samson Dubina, Rated 2461, 2009 US Men’s National Finalist. Generally, larger head table tennis blades are heavier and smaller head blades are lighter.  The close-to-the-table attackers often use small blades because they are easy to maneuver for serve,…

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Stage Three – Table Tennis Training for the Olympic Trials

It’s now October 1st, and I’m eagerly moving forward to stage three of my table tennis training for the Olympic trials. This article will outline some details about stage three: my drills, my physical training, my tournaments, and my improvements.

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