NEW Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy

$37,100 of $30,000 goal

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NEW Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy

Dan Ives once said, “You take an average coach and put him with a group of players in the right environment, and you will produce amazing results.  You take the world’s best coach and put him in a bad training environment, and he will never produce good players.”

During the last 11 years, we have done our best to produce great players.  But training in Samson’s basement everyday and only having a gym available two times per week isn’t enough.  We need daily training opportunities.  That is why we are opening…  The BRAND NEW Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy! 

What can you expect from the new academy???

From the very moment that you step inside the BRAND NEW Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy, you will notice a difference.  We aren’t trying to be just another full-time club.  We are a community of individuals and families that are passionate about giving each person a fun and unique experience – regardless if you are Sarah Jalli competing for another international title or an average recreational Joe pinging around with his blue jeans and purple paddle. 

During the last 11 years of social media marketing, we have been very optimistic in our approach.  But the reality is, it isn’t easy to grow the sport here in Akron, Ohio.  That is why we desperately need your support.   Your money will be used for more than just building the academy.  Your money will be used to begin a new trend nationwide.  Academies across the country are copying our marketing approach with social media promotions, tournament ideas, coaching techniques, and training camps.  As we grow and expand, the entire country grows and expands.

We need to raise $30,000 in startup money before the academy opens.  This money will be used for the big ticket items of new lighting, rubberized flooring, pro shop, and office equipment.  
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Dear Donors!
We are thrilled to announce that renovations are going well! About 7,000 pounds of rubberized Enlio flooring has been delivered – the old carpet has been removed – the concrete floor has been skim coated – painting begins tomorrow – and the new 800 LUX Led Lights are following close behind!

THANK YOU for donating $37,000 to the NEW Samson Dubina TT Academy! We appreciate the support! Due to the major renovations taking place, we have spent (and are spending) around $39,500 so far for major renovations on the main room, floor, offices, equipment, restrooms, in parts and labor and supplies. If you are able to donate any more funds, that would be awesome. Also, if you have any of the following items in your house and are willing and able to donate, that would be just as good as a monetary donation

Here are the items we need:

1 Desk for Office
1 Safe
2 Large Mirrors that are 30 sq ft or larger
2 Medium Mirrors that are 6 sq ft or larger
1 cell phone for livestreaming (i-phone 7 or newer)
1 Large Refrigerator (preferably with a glass door) for the snack bar
3 Extension Cords
1 Industrial Size Broom
1 Shopvac
1 Set of Wall Boxes for TT Bags (30+ bags)
1 Set of Coat Hooks (30+ Coats)
2 Large Wall Clocks
1 Large Showcase (pro shop) 8-15’ long
1 DVD player
Series of dumb bells (various weights ranging from 1 pound to 40 pounds)
5 Jump Ropes
2 Speed Ladders
5 Medicine Balls
1 Treadmill
Used Table Tennis Rubber
Used Table Tennis Blades

Above and beyond the items we need….
The main thing we need…
We would love to have you come to the new academy for our GRAND OPENING as well as our many upcoming tournaments and summer camps! We look forward to seeing your game progress this year! See you soon!

NEW Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy
2262 South Arlington Rd Akron, Ohio 44319
Website: www.SamsonDubina.com
E-mail: tt@SamsonDubina.com
Phone: 330-949-9230
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Check out the 1-min video tour of the NEW Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy!

We have plenty of renovations to do in the next 6 weeks...

-removing the old carpet
-skim coating the cement
-installing the rubberized flooring
-installing new 800 lux LED lights
-window graphics
-renovating restrooms
-renovating offices
-building the pro shop
-building the snack bar
-painting all the walls

Once the renovations are complete, we will be all set for our... GRAND OPENING! SUMMER CAMPS! TOURNAMENTS! and more...

For all the daily updates, make sure to check out my website: www.SamsonDubina.com or www.OhioPingPong.com
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Hours of Operation

One of the big questions about the NEW Samson Dubina TT Academy has been… “What will be your hours of operation?” We will officially be open 34 hours per week for drop-in open club play. In addition to these hours, we will be open extended hours of private lessons, camps, tournaments, etc…

Monday 4pm-10pm
Tuesday 4pm-10pm
Wednesday 10am-3pm
Thursday 4pm-10pm
Friday 4pm-10pm
Saturday 10am-3pm

In the near future, we are excited to extend these hours longer each day to give players even more options!

We really really appreciate your financial support and we really need your attendance as well! Your participation in summer camps, tournaments, league, private lessons, group sessions, and open club play is what will allow us to continue our success and grow the sport even more! Thank Again and I’ll see you at the Open House in May!

Thursday, May 2nd League
Friday, May 3rd FREE Open House 4-10pm
Saturday, May 4th FREE Open House 10am-3pm (FREE food 11:30-3pm)
Saturday, May 4th Paddle Palace Open Tournament

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We are thrilled to announce the NEW Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy will be opening soon! Come celebrate with us and enjoy FREE food, prizes, and friendly competition!

Thursday, May 2nd League
Friday, May 3rd FREE Open House 4-10pm
Saturday, May 3rd FREE Open House 10am-3pm (FREE food 11:30-3pm)
Saturay, May 3rd Paddle Palace Open Tournament


Just show up Friday night or Saturday morning for some FREE FUN! Also, sign up for the league and friendly tournament with cash prizes in every division!

See you soon!
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