Key Abilities


There are certain key abilities that determine success or failure, those abilities are:

Trainability– Can you do the work appropriate for your level of development. Does training match up with your current physical abilities?

Adaptability– Are you completely adaptable to the demands of the competitive and training environment or are you adapted? Is you training really making you better or is just making you tired?

Recoverability– Can you recover from the training?

Competeability– Can you compete? Are you ready to perform on the day at the required time in competition?

Accountability– Make what you do count!

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.
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