Changing the Game


The only way you change the change the game is to change how you prepare for the game. Now we are in NBA preseason and on the NBA channel they are traveling to the various training camps and interviewing coaches and players. It was the same in NFL preseason. What do see in the background – The same old time worn drills, players standing around in lines, coaches talking, players not listening much less learning. You see the same thing in Major League baseball with all supposed advancement in analytics and technology they still prepare the same – batting practice – hitting against balls thrown at 65 mile per hour with millions of dollars of players standing around in the outfield. I repeat the only way you change the game is to change how you prepare and practice for the game. In practice don’t try to replicate the game distort it, practice faster. Strive for high quality perfect effort and game performance will change. To accomplish this takes a sound foundation in pedagogy and a willingness to learn, adapt and change

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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