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Great to be home after a hectic road trip that saw me go to Houston, Nashville, Richmond, Boston and Baton Rouge in an eleven day period. It was a bit of a flashback to the life I stopped leading in 2003, just an unusual set of circumstances, certainly not planned this way. This kind of schedule is something I work to avoid at all costs. Just wanted to explain why I have not been posting as frequently. I plan on picking up the pace of the posts again once I get settled in.

Venice Baseball starts tomorrow, it will be fun to see all the work those players have done in the last six months now apply to the game. We are starting out second week of off-season volleyball with some new foundational leg work. The girls came in ready to go for it. This year they will not be denied the state championship. Spike Key women are really training great. They just finished the power endurance phase of their training with an emphasis on the “Squat Til You Drop” Routine, it kicked their butts- literally. This makes leg circuit look like a walk in the park! Now that I have turned 62 I am trying to step up my training a bit, primarily by being more consistent. I used think that 62 was old, but I sure don’t feel old. All in all 09 is starting out with a bang.
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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.
Vern Gambetta


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