Is there science behind this?


Have you ever stopped to think why you do what you do in training? How much is experience and how much is science. I am always trying to figure out why things work. I know some training methods work and produce results but I am not ultimately comfortable until I know why it works. That does not mean I don’t do it until I find why. Of course, we would never get anything done that way. I firmly believe practitioners lead and scientists follow. But it is our job as practitioners to challenge the scientists to work with us to help validate or invalidate training methods.

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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