By Tom House
Mythical pitching specialist Tom apartment and Doug Thorburn current this remarkable publication which clarifies traditional knowledge approximately pitching because it quantifies three-d motion-analysis learn at the mechanics of a glass s supply. apartment and Thorburn wrote this publication with the wish that it'll develop into the science-based advisor to pitching health and wellbeing and function for baseball coaches, mom and dad, and athletes in any respect aggressive degrees. Chapters hide the setup, lift-off, stride and momentum, release-point potency, and searching forward. features a terrific 42-minute DVD protecting health at the box, lower-body routines, upper-body workouts, and stomach routines.
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The information provided by these efforts has led to the development of cutting-edge golf balls, clubs, and mechanical swing techniques. As such, we have learned a lot from the exceptional work being done at Titleist Golf, which has helped pave the way for us to study the pitching delivery, using motion-capture technology. In comparison to golf, we have a lot more to learn about the mechanical aspects of playing baseball. In football, coaches have been obsessed with watching video and reviewing game film since at least the 1960s.
In reality, the advances that have occurred in our integration of sports science, computer technology, and coaching science is one of the main reasons for writing Arm Action, Arm Path, and the Perfect Pitch: Building the Million-Dollar Arm. The aforementioned is a “cliff-note” version of how we matched baseball and motion analysis over the last 30 years. Hopefully, the synopsis has not only provided some insight about the process, it has also reinforced the fact that our efforts to improve the validated integration of science-based information, objective instruction, and player-coach inspiration continue.
In fact, this misinformation and mythology have become so rampant that even Little League coaches and dads can be heard repeating and teaching methodology to young pitchers that is grounded in conventional wisdom that was absorbed through the baseball grapevine. The good news is that the technology and the knowledge necessary to objectively study these myths now exists—a situation that opened up an entirely new realm of baseball research. 2 Motion Analysis Tom’s History with Motion-Analysis Technology Tom: We thought it would be appropriate, at this point, to give a brief personal and professional history with the evolution of three-dimensional motion-analysis technology and the development of a science-based pitching model.