Vern Gambetta on Game Speed

By Joe Haefner

In this video, Vern Gambetta discusses some great points regarding game speed.

Vern Gambetta has trained athletes of many sports including basketball where he worked for the Chicago Bulls with the legendary athletic development coach, Al Vermeil.

As Gambetta says in the video, game speed is not track speed. Game speed is the ability to take your speed and apply it to the game which involves spatial awareness and decision-making.

Gambetta says some of the precursors to game speed are:

Hip Mobility
Ankle Mobility
Leg Strength
Stop and Start
Change Directions

1 Comment

  1. Angel Macedon — September 10, 2020 @ 1:51 pm

    Hello coach. I understand why high knees is not something you want to use as a primary tool to improve performance. But as a warm-up and neurological prep is it appropriate to use? Thank you Coach Mass

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