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As part of the Team Assessment Package, athletes on the team (up to 15) will be given the Tom House Sports Proprietary STAT screening that will assess athlete’s deficiencies in regard to their ability to generate throwing velocity. Testing will include a variety of arm speed tests, torso speed tests, and leg balance & strength testing.

From the data we collect, we can identify exactly an athlete’s current and potential velocity capacity. If an athlete is not currently reaching his/her capacity, we can identify and isolate which weak link is contributing to that failure.  This testing specifically addresses the functional strength and speed threshold component of velocity capacity.


Test results will provide you with your current safe throwing velocity (the velocity that you can safely throw a 5oz ball from a mound in game conditions following ASMI pitch limits) and your projected mound velocity potential with perfect mechanics and ability to pass the STAT Test, as well as an in-depth summary of any deficiencies or imbalances.


The athlete will also be given the ArmCare Arm Health Assessment to test their overall shoulder and arm strength and range of motion to test for weaknesses, imbalances and asymmetries. All 30 MLB teams test shoulder strength and range of motion because it is directly related to velocity, accuracy, stamina, and risk of injury.


The goal of the clinic is for the athlete (and coaches) to come away with a clear understanding of their mechanical inefficiencies and functional strength deficiencies so that an athlete can hyper-focus on those strength and conditioning exercises and pitching drills needed to throw harder easier and healthier. Coaches will gain the data necessary to customized an off season/pre-season program that directly addresses each of their athlete's needs.

The Assessment will last approximately 3-4 hours at a facility provided by the team.

For more details, coaches can email JA Pitching at or Text 267-319-3117. Fundraising option is available.




S.T.A.T. represents the following:

  • Screening for Weak Links

  • Testing for Point in Time Capacity

  • Accessing for Efficiency of Movement, Strength, and Flexibility

  • Training for Efficient Movement, Muscle Balance, Velocity, and Neuro-Muscular Speed Thresholds


This is a proprietary screening test created by Tom House Sports that is designed to thoroughly screen where your deficiencies in regards to your ability to generate velocity, so that an athlete can hyper-focus on those strength and conditioning exercises and pitching drills needed to throw harder easier and healthier.


What we are looking for is a balance between acceleration muscles (front side of body) and the deceleration muscles (back side of body).  Why is that important? The body cannot accelerate any more than it is capable of decelerating, so if they are not kept in balance, a rotational athlete will not achieve their highest velocity capabilities. They are also much more susceptible to muscle fatigue, chronic soreness, and other rotational deficiencies.  ​


  • NPA/Tom House Sports is the only training program that is IRB (Institutional Review Board) Certified.

  • 50+ years of evolving health first information and instruction

  • NPA Coaches have trained over 1000 MLB pitchers.

  • National Pitching is the only pitching organization that all methods are 100% scientifically tested and defendable.

  • We master the information, re-learning every day with new studies

  • We master instruction techniques based on our scientific studies

  • We mentor our athletes in and out of training

  • We make a difference in their life, on and off the field

  • We teach all levels of the NPA Pitcher’s Health and Performance Matrix Platform:  Bio-mechanics, Functional Strength, Nutrition, and Mental/Emotional Management

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