Crucial Questions


These are basic questions every coach should ask on an ongoing basis as a check to make sure training is on target.

What are you doing?

Who are you doing it with?

Is what you are doing appropriate for who you are doing it with?

Why are you doing it? Is it need to do or nice to do?

How are you doing it? Is there a better way or a better mode?

When are you doing it? Is it appropriate for the time of the training years and even the stage of the athlete’s career?

Basic? Yes Simple? Yes Important? Yes

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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