You can’t do that!


How many times have you had people tell you could not do something? I have and for me I always took it as a challenge. Thank God I never listened to all the people who told me I could not do the things I have done. I truly believe people say this to put limits on people, because they cannot imagine doing the things they say can’t be done themselves. I was labeled stupid more once during elementary and high school years (I have the D’s and F’s to prove it), but somehow I have overcome my stupidity to write a few books and accomplish a few other things. Don’t ever take no for an answer, don’t let people tell you can’t do something. Go out and do it and prove them wrong. They told me we could never do the things in baseball that we did we did with the White Sox, but we did it and it worked. Everyone has been trying to imitate what we did ever since with no idea why it worked. I could go on and on, but when I hear someone tell someone especially a young person they can’t do something, I get my dander up, don’t listen to the naysayers, go out and prove them wrong. That is what I try to do. Everyday try to do something that no one else has done. That is how you become the best at what you do.

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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