It’s your chance to ask the Pros of MySwimPro anything to help you improve your swimming! On this episode of the #AskASwimPro show:
– How to prevent shoulder problems
– How to taper for U.S. Masters Nationals
– Dryland training basics
– How to swim faster backstroke


  • :50 – When I swim freestyle I always breath on the right side, can you recommend a drill to breath on both sides?
  • 3:08 – What can I do in the gym that will relate to building strength in swimming?
  • 4:57 – Why am I developing ‘Golpher’s Elbow’, how can I prevent shoulder pain?
  • 10:45 – How do I taper for the 200 freestyle for U.S. Masters Swimming Nationals?
  • 15:30 – Tips for preventing front shoulder pain?
  • 18:15 – What are some good strength and conditioning exercises?
  • 20:55 – How can I improve my backstroke technique?
  • 23:45 – How do I swim more than a 25m distance in one session?
  • 26:05 – Why do I get cramps when I swim, how do I prevent this?

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    • Hi John,
      We wouldn’t recommend doing ballet the day before a swim meet if the session is challenging. You want to rest your muscles the day before a meet to ensure you’re ready to race!

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