Words of Wisdom from Johnny Carson


I saw this quote this morning and it resonated with me. For those of you under 35 Johnny Carson was a masterful comedian and social commentator who had a late night talk show that preceded Leno and Letterman. When I was in college we would watch Johnny Carson’s monologue every night. This quote was so typical of his one liners. I have been thinking a lot lately of the difference between my generation, the so called boomer’s, and the generations that have followed. I am going to post more on this in the context of coaching and teaching. There is a big difference that I can’t quite put my finger on yet. The clinic I attended this past weekend and some interactions that I had in England have made think about this. Meanwhile enjoy the quote.

If life was fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead.-
-Johnny Carson

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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.
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