Training Insanity


Insanity is doing the same training year after year with the same people and expecting different results. Look around and you will see how prevalent this is. There is no thought to progression, advancing training age, and accumulation of training effects. Each training year, for that matter each training cycle, should be a logical extension of the previous cycle and lead seamlessly into the next cycle. Progression is only linear on paper, in reality different qualities adapt at different rates as do different athletes, this must be taken into account in planning the progression of training. The genesis of many of the injuries you see in sports today is a lack of progression. The programs NEVER change and one program is expected to fit all athletes.

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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