Tom House Million Dollar Arm – In Theaters MAY 16th
Be sure to watch the Disney blockbuster Million Dollar Arm, based on the real life story of two young pitchers from India and their quest to make it to the Big Leagues. A biographical sports story based on the true story of baseball pitchers Rinku Singh (played by Suraj Sharma) and Dinesh Patel (played by Madhur Mittal) who were discovered by sports agent J.B. Bernstein (played by Jon Hamm) after winning a reality show competition. The film also stars Bill Paxton who plays our very own, pitching guru, Tom House. See how, through the instruction and guidance of Velocity Plus creator Dr. Tom House, these two amateur baseball pitchers went from reality TV show contestants to professional baseball players in America. An inspirational story of hard work and masterful guidance fulfilling the dreams of two young baseball players. While your here, be sure to check out similar stories of inspiration and dreams fulfilled, like the fairy tail story of MLB All-Star Steve Delabar, through the use of Tom’s masterful creation – the Velocity Plus Program. Learn how this revolutionary program Tom created is fulfilling the dreams of athletes daily and see how you could be next.
Tom House is considered by many to be the “father of modern pitching mechanics.” He is the founder of The Rod Dedeaux Research and Baseball Institute (RDRBI) and The National Pitching Association (NPA). The RDRBI and NPA are renowned for their health and performance research and development involving three-dimensional analysis of human movement, physical preparation and training to support rotational athletes in movement, identifying the metabolic requirements of proper nutrition to fuel human activity, and mentoring athletes’ competition with mental/emotional management skills.
Tom pitched at the professional level from 1967 to 1979 for the Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, and Seattle Mariners. He coached from 1980 to 1997 for the Houston Astros, San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers, and Chiba Lotte Marines (Japan), as well as in Latin America. On the amateur level, Tom is an information and instruction coordinator for numerous baseball academies across the United States and Canada. He directly accesses thousands of players, coaches, and parents per year in clinic settings and travels the world as an international consultant, performance analyst, and sports psychologist. He is also an advisor with the American Sports Medicine Institute, the Titleist Performance Institute, and gives seminars for the American College of Sports Medicine.
Tom has also worked with NFL quarterbacks Drew Brees, Tom Brady, Alex Smith, Carson Palmer, Matt Cassell and Terrelle Pryor.