The Basics


Know the Basics

Master the Basics

Don’t Deviate From the Basics

The basics my not be sexy or exciting, but they are necessary. When I say basics I mean starting with fundamental movements as a basis for technique, I mean multilateral lateral training that encompasses all components of training in a systematic manner, not biased one sided training that creates highly adpated athletes who are injury prone. All the great athletes and coaches I have ever been around never stray far from the basics. They approach the basics with as Steve Brown, former coach of Sarasota Sharks termed “mind numbing consistency.” The most spectacular performances & performers are manifestations of the basics done extraordinarily well.

Vern Gambetta

Vern Gambetta

Director at Gambetta Sports Training Systems
Vern is the Director of Gambetta Sports Training Systems. He has been the a conditioning coach for several MLS teams as well as the conditioning consultant to the US Men's World Cup Soccer team. Vern is the former Director of Conditioning for the Chicago White Sox and New York Mets. He has lectured and conducted clinics in Canada, Japan, Australia and Europe and has authored six books and over one hundred articles related to coaching and sport performance in a variety of sports. He has a BA in teaching with a coaching minor and an MA in Education with an emphasis in physical education from Stanford University.
Vern Gambetta


Athletic Development Coach & Consultant. Founder of GAIN Network. Proud dad. Love to read everything.
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