"There are many effective swim styles. But the most effective swim style is that which is based on what each swimmer’s body is physically capable of doing. Target physical limitations and allow stroke mechanics to develop harmoniously with the swimmer’s physical assets."

$79 includes the Troubleshooting System book and Exclusive Video Library access

Become the wizard who can finding causes of biomechanical flaws, not just point out symptoms. We are giving you the latest tools from the world of strength and conditioning from two professionals who understand the swimmer and what you are going through on deck.
Strength Coaches
Understand how you can assume a more meaningful role in your swimmers’ development by using your expertise in the gym to bulletproof your swimmers and provide the swim coach with a more resilient body in the water.

Medical Professionals
Understand how movement impairments. Use this information to literally streamline the rehabilitation process from the clinic to the pool.

What the Coaches Say

"John Mullen is a true professional and a clear expert in the field of sports medicine and injury prevention in swimming. His Troubleshooting Manual is clear, concise, and extremely well-presented. It directly addresses critical issues that coaches deal with on a daily basis with their athletes. This manual is the best on the market and will make every coach more adept at understanding swimming physiology, and thus helping our athletes with healthier and longer swimming careers.

Thanks for the great work and all that you do for the world of swimming!"

- Don Heidary, Head Coach, Orinda Aquatics

"I like the approach since there is so much more to developing athletes and if they aren’t tuned the right way and or don’t understand how to manage their environment, then the chances of success are essentially blind luck."

- Jonty Skinner, Alabama Swimming and Diving Coach

"The Troubleshooting System helps us connect the dots in and out of the water. It is a great product for anyone interested in the human body and swimming."

- John Bitter, Santa Clara Swim Club Head Coach

"An impressive and thorough accumulation of knowledge and thought."

- Chris Plumb, Carmel Swim Head Coach

"Wow...Great resource!!!"

- Ted Knapp, Stanford Men's Swimming Coach

What's included

Catalog of the most common stroke flaws
How pain, muscle function, and stroke mechanics interact
Biomechanical risk factors contributing to these flaws
Troubleshooting video presentation

Swimming Movement Screen that coaches can use on deck
Dryland exercises targeted to address the most common physical limitations in swimming
Take the guesswork and randomness out of your dryland
Over 30 videos of movement screens and corrective drills

The authors

Dr. G. John Mullen

John is the creator of the highly acclaimed Swimmer’s Shoulder System and founder of Swimming Science. He received his Doctorate in Physical at University of Southern California (USC). At USC, he was a clinical research assistant at USC performing research on adolescent diabetes, lung adaptations to swimming, and swimming biomechanics. G. John has been featured in Swimming World Magazine, Swimmer Magazine, and the International Society of Swim Coaches Journal. He is currently the strength and conditioning coach at Santa Clara Swim Club, owner of the Center of Optimal Restoration and Mullen Physical Therapy, LLC, and editor-in-chief of the Swimming Science Research Review.

Allan Phillips

Allan is a member of the Swimming Science team and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with Pike Athletics. He is also an American Swimming Coaches Association Level 2 coach, USA Triathlon coach, StrongFirst Kettlebell (SFG) instructor, and Functional Movement Screen specialist. In June 2012, Dr. Mullen selected Allan as an editor for the Swimming Science Research Review. Along with his coaching duties, Allan is enrolled in the Army-Baylor Doctor of Physical Therapy program.

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