Give the Body Credit

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Good reply’s to my post on rotation. Once again it reminds that that so often we fail to give the body credit. The structure of the body dictates its ability to move efficiently and adapt. As coaches we can’t be afraid to put the body in postures that allow it to move, adapt and self organize. Every day that I coach now I see examples of the body’s ability to solve movement problems efficiently and with immediate dispatch. As coaches it seems one of our biggest challenges is creating movement problems that challenge the body in a variety of postures moving through all planes of motion that address the demands of the sport. This is a fun and FUNdamental challenge, one that makes coaching exciting and interesting.
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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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