The Comfort Zone


The comfort zone is just that a very comfortable place to be, it is a nice warm and fuzzy place that puts no demands on the person. Not much excellence is accomplished there precisely because it is very comfortable. To achieve a high standard of excellence in performance you cannot afford to be in the comfort zone. It is necessary to get uncomfortable, to test yourself and recognize that there are no boundaries. Boundaries and barriers are artificial constructs imposed by those who are comfortable and heavily invested in the status quo. Being limited by boundaries and barriers is letting others define your potential. Working to be the best demands being comfortable with being uncomfortable all the time.

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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