Rules to Travel the Functional Path

  • Have a Plan, Execute It & Continually Evaluate & Adjust It
  • Build the Complete Athlete – All systems work together – Integrate don’t isolate
  • Train all components all the time – Use It or Lose It
  • Fundamental Movement Skills Before Specific Sport Skills
  • Train Sport Appropriate – You Are What You Train To Be
  • Build the Athlete from the Ground Up
  • Train Postural Strength as the Basis for All Training
  • To Be Fast You Must Train Fast
  • Build a Work Capacity Foundation Appropriate For Your Sport
  • Train Toe Nails To Fingernails
  • Train Movements not Muscles
  • Train Multi Joint & Multi Plane Movements
  • Training is Cumulative
  • Win the Workout
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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