The Big “P”


The big “P” is PROGRESSION. Everyone gives it lip service, but do we really understand and apply this key principle of training? My experience is that perhaps the most often violated & most misunderstood training principle is PROGRESSION. What are your progressions? You simply don’t progress to next stage until mastery of present stage is achieved. You must methodically proceed step by step. It takes both time & timing. Stop and take a long hard look at your progressions. Lack of progression or improper progression is the source of many training errors and the genesis of many injuries.
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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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