Check out the throwing doctor to hear from nolan ryan, randy johnson, tom brady, drew brees, orel hershiser and others about coach house and the npa. Noted authors, coaches, and consultants tom house, gary heil, and steve johnson present this update on objective medical, exercise, and coaching pitching research, and also provide current information on skills and drills for coaches, players, and parents. The science of pitch sequencing by tom house and perry l. Having spent 20 years in the major leagues as a pitcher and pitching coach, and more than that studying the science of pitching, house was wellprepared to unleash the maximum potential from his star pitcher pupils. Its a great story and people should be excited about it. Books by tom house author of nolan ryans pitchers bible. His biggest fame in this capacity came with the texas rangers in the 1980s, working. Fit to pitch by tom house 1996, paperback for sale online.
Combinations of medicine balls and the tom house video give you the recipe for pitching success. As a bonus feature, house includes his new athletic determination inventory, which measures pitchers motivational drive and mental makeup. Drawing on ryans practical experience and tom houses research expertise, it shows how the right combination of exercise and motivation can help a pitcher develop to his greatest potential. Husband overview downright filthy pitching book 3 the science of pitch sequencing is the 3rd book of the series on effective velocity. Maybe the answer is that tom house doesnt consider david price to be an elite pitcher.
Tom house was born on tuesday, april 29, 1947, in seattle, washington. In 1998, the american baseball coaches association presented house with a lifetime achievement award. Fit to pitch by tom house 1996, paperback for sale. Anyway, here are two fun pitching mechanics myths that i get to hear on a regular basis. The authors present a valuable update on objective medical. Camps pitching camps start on friday evenings with a lecture by dr. Tom has also worked with nfl quarterbacks drew brees, tom brady, alex smith, carson palmer, matt cassell, terrelle pryor as well as other collegiatelevel football players. The catch about the man who has the ear of these megastar signal callers. Tom house pitched in 8 major league games during the 1972 regular season. Jul 25, 2012 tom house was a pitching coach for many teams, including the texas rangers. Pitching group and individual pitching instruction follows the proven npa methodology. After playing for the legendary rod dedeaux at usc, house pitched in the major leagues for the atlanta braves from 1967 to 1975, for the boston red sox from 1976 to 1977, and. Tom houses most popular book is nolan ryans pitchers bible. Tom house helped develop these athletes into the great pitchers they becamehall of famers and cy young award.
The ultimate guide to power, precision, and longterm performance, and the pitching edge, and more on. Best baseball pitching instruction books general pitching. Tom house, np founder and former pitching coach for several major league baseball teams, has been introducing innovative techniques since working with nolan ryan in the mid1980s. House served as pitching coach for the usc trojans from 20082011, when he retired from coaching. Alan jaeger runs and has an outstanding understanding of long toss, arm care and how it should be applied to your players. Nolan ryans pitchers bible tells us the secrets of ryans success. Tom house has 23 books on goodreads with 478 ratings. Tom house, found of national pitching tom house sports llc. House of pitching is all about fastpitch softball pitching and whether youre a pitcher, the parent of one, a pitching instructor, a coach or simply a pitching fanatic, its for you. Also, im thinking of purchasing one of these 2 pitching books from tom house. Jan 24, 2015 weve done this before on the forums, but with most pitchers playing fall ball, playing other sports, or taking some muchneeded time off from baseball after a long spring and summer season, i thought wed revisit the best baseball pitching instruction books list. Tom house is recognized as one of the world s foremost authorities on pitching. He is the founder of the rod dedeaux research and baseball institute rdrbi and the national pitching association npa.
The national pitching association was formed by leading coaches, to help pitchers of all levels reach their full potential. A 52week guide to pitching workouts and throwing programs. He is also an advisor with the american sports medicine institute, the titleist. The nfls hottest quarterback guru is tinkering with tom brady, carson palmer and drew brees. After playing for the legendary rod dedeaux at usc, house pitched in the major leagues for the atlanta braves from 1967 to 1975, for the boston red sox from 1976 to 1977, and for the seattle mariners from 1977 to 1979.
The pitching edge by tom house 1999, paperback, revised. Drawing on ryans practical experience and tom house s research expertise, it shows how the right combination of exercise and motivation can help a pitcher develop to his greatest potential. Tom house has been a very influential pitching coach in the new science of pitching in todays game. Tom continues to push the research envelope to bring each athlete the best information and training on pitching to help each athlete perform their best. The pitching edge video by tom house baseball grip youtube. In eight years, with three teams, house won only 29 games.
Tom has written many books on pitching and the movie million dollar arm is based on his work with dinesh patel and rinku singh. Holds, pitching velocity and tom house tennis analogy. The art and science of pitching by tom house, gary heil. The pitching edge by tom house 1999, paperback, revised ebay. This is the perfect book for anybody wanting to learn how to pitch. Associated press it is run by tom house, a former pitching coach in the major leagues and at usc. Buy a cheap copy of the pitching edge book by tom house. Tom house is one of the top pitching experts in the world. Now, through the nps network of regional directors and associate coaches, national pitching training is available to even more athletes throughout the u. Baseball scores baseball tips baseball pitching baseball training. House was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on june 23, 1971, with the atlanta braves.
Id like to sticky this thread with everyones contributions. Weve done this before on the forums, but with most pitchers playing fall ball, playing other sports, or taking some muchneeded time off from baseball after a long spring and summer season, i thought wed revisit the best baseball pitching instruction books list. Plyoball medicine ball baseball systems will help you. The tuffcuff strength and conditioning manual for baseball pitchers. The additions were manufactured and built by texas ranger pitching coach tom house, who began working with ryan in 1989. Tom house helped develop these athletes into the great pitchers they becamehall of famers and.
The date box field has a link to the box score from the game being described. Theres been a ton of fanfare regarding steve delabar, a former independent pitcher who went through tom houses npa pitching velocity program, jumped into the mid90s and resurged into a big leaguer shortly thereafter. The pitching edge has 2 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace. The pitching edge2nd by tom house, paperback barnes. While many believe something to the contrary, in my opinion the words of tom house and doug thorburn in arm action, arm path, and the perfect pitch, suggest they still believe that mark priors pitching mechanics were perfect. Tom house was a pitching coach for many teams, including the texas rangers. Read more pitching group and individual pitching instruction follows the proven npa methodology. The pitching edge book by tom house half price books. This is a common mechanical cue that i think was first widely perpetuated by tom house and the national pitching association.
The pitching edge video by tom house baseball grip. See all books authored by tom house, including nolan ryans pitchers bible. Baseballs top pitchers demonstrate what it takes to be an ace, ntc publishing. The problem with the idea that mark priors pitching mechanics were perfect is it gives tom house license to continue teaching what he taught mark prior. Having spent 20 years in the major leagues as a pitcher and pitching coach, and more than that studying the science of pitching, house was wellprepared to unleash the maximum potential from his. The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games house pitched in, specifically relating to his 1972 pitching statistics. I have steven ellis first ebook, tom houses the pitching edge book and video and the louisville sluggers. Associated press it is run by tom house, a former pitching. Nolan ryans pitchers bible book by nolan ryan, tom. He has pitched on the professional level from 1967 to 1979 for the atlanta braves, the boston red sox, and the seattle mariners. You can learn more about his influence in these pitching articles. It was published by coaches choice and has a total of 178 pages in the book. Watch tom house and his team perform pitching drills.
Certified by the national pitching association and tom house. The national pitching association and sports video partners have joined forces to create online courses so pitchers can learn the latest and best pitching techniques from npa founder tom house. Pitching drills by tom house youtube baseball workouts. House has also written or cowritten nineteen instructional books on baseball, as well as an autobiography. National pitching founder tom house has helped countless pitchers and football quarterbacks including nolan ryan, randy johnson, tom brady and drew brees take their game. Jan 20, 2008 the pitching edge video featuring tom house duration. Hall of fame pitcher tom seaver is the acknowledged master of both the psychology. If youve been interested in pitching for any length of time, you might have heard of me before. Read more camps pitching camps start on friday evenings with a lecture by dr. Tom house is a former major leaguer, former major league pitching coach, and is regarded as one of the great modern day pitching gurus and currently coaches at the university of southern california.
Learn how this revolutionary program tom created is fulfilling the dreams of athletes daily and see how you could be next. Jan 18, 2011 watch tom house and his team perform pitching drills. Tom house after my time around tebow and house last year, i went to the nfl combine, where the reaction from coaches and personnel people to claims of a tebow transformation was a collective shrug. Jan 22, 2016 its 8 april 1974, and tom house, right, congratulates hank aaron on his 715th home run hit. Nolan ryans pitchers bible book by nolan ryan, tom house. Tom house is considered by many to be the father of modern pitching mechanics.
He has coached since 1980 for the houston astros, the san diego padres, texas ranges and the chilba lotte marines tokyo. Tom house helped develop these athletes into the great pitchers they becamehall of famers and cy young award winners. In all, house has masterfully combined the art and science of pitching into a very useful guide for players and coaches. If you look at the arm actions of pitchers performing what i believe may be the most dangerous pitching drill, you will see a major problem. Pitching guru tom house also tutors top nfl quarterbacks. Tom house has 23 books on goodreads with 486 ratings. Prior to house working with ryan, he already began to study the pitching delivery using motion video analysis. The pitching edge video featuring tom house duration. Nolan ryan, randy johnson, kevin brown, and on and on. Tom house books list of books by author tom house thriftbooks.1255 659 1454 1339 875 1334 863 808 885 315 374 623 589 6 1191 149 652 1036 1257 1169 34 1495 1017 200 701 876 714 680 1455 1184 614 1152 832 866 846 176 1196 674 1499