Less Can Be More

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There is no substitute for focused directed work with a purpose. Certainly just doing more work is not necessarily better. Have a laser like focus. Know specifically what you want to achieve. Make every exercise, drill, run, jump or throw count by having specific measurable objectives for each element of training. Also make sure the training session is in context of the whole training plan in order to insure progress toward the over all goal. Each segment of the training session should be carefully constructed so that one segment flows seamlessly into the next segment. The previous segment should set up and enhance the subsequent segment. No training component stands in isolation. Touch on all biomotor qualities with major emphasis on some and minor emphasis on others. Don’t try to do too much in any one session. If you are working with advanced athletes multiple sessions are referable to long extended sessions. Make less more.

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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