Simplicity- The Answer


A recurring theme of this blog and a consistent philosophical tenant of my career has been an emphasis on simplicity. I have said time and again that simplicity yields complexity. Simplicity also yields clarity. Simplicity can be translated into action in training and in competition. Making training simpler, by focus on the unifying elements, the whole, and the big picture, can quickly solve major training problems. Breaking them down into microscopic parts does the opposite, it complicates. Connections and relationship are clearer with a big picture perspective. Simplicity allows the obvious to be obvious. Simple is not simplistic, far from it. Simple is not stupid, if fact it is brilliant.
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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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