Swimming with Bobby – Episode 1 – Matt Wilson (Part 2)

Swimming With Bobby Podcast

Welcome to ‘Swimming with Bobby’, Episode 1 (Part 2) with Australian swimming star Matt Wilson.

In this episode, listen to Matt detail the sacrifice and commitment from himself and his family, on his journey to the top of the world. Matt is providing some insight into his training as well as a few tips on breaststroke technique. Matt also shares what went into this decision to join the London Roar in the inaugural season of the International Swim League (ISL) before we close out this first episode.

Missed Part 1? Don’t worry! You can listen to the first part of the episode with Matt Wilson in our archives at https://proswimworkouts.com/swimming-with-bobby-episode-1-matt-wilson-part-1.


Episode 1 – Podcast Notes

  • What got you attached to the sport of swimming? (0:20)
  • Talent ID: What did your coaches and parents see in you? (2:00)
  • Springwood to SOPAC at 14yo (2:50)
  • 3:45am Wake-ups (4:45)
  • Age group career: ‘The Breaststroke Prodigy’ (6:50)
  • Narrow Misses = …. A Fire! (9:20)
  • Day-to-day training with Adam Kable @ NSWIS (12:45)
  • Memorable training sets – ‘The fat kid doing fly!’ (14:00)
  • The SOPAC squad (15:30)
  • The rise of NSW Swimming (18:40)
  • Breaststroke tips/evolution (21:30)
  • Racesuit: Speedo Intent (24:30)
  • ISL (26:10)

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Stats & Memberships Report: March 2020

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Home Office is providing us with more time during this “pandemic break” from the pool to publish all those late monthly reports and work out details on projects that have been “put off” for far too long.

Stats & Memberships Report: February 2020

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The days and weeks have gone by fast and with this quick update for the second month of 2020, we will do our best to stay on pace for the rest of the year. Not much activity other than our monthly “Top 5” to report.

Stats & Memberships Report: January 2020

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Happy New Year! After the first month of 2020, the indicators in our analytics systems were showing a positive trend again and we are preparing to make this year the best year yet for the ProSwimWorkouts platform.

Swimming with Bobby – Episode 1 – Matt Wilson (Part 1)

Swimming With Bobby Podcast

Welcome to ‘Swimming with Bobby’, Episode 1 with Australian swimming star Matt Wilson.

In 2019 Wilson equalled the World Record in the semifinals of the 200m Breaststroke at the FINA World Championships in Gwangju, only to see that WR get broken by eventual champion Anton Chupkov of Russia, with Wilson finishing with silver.

Listen in to the detail of Wilson’s preparation leading into the World Champs, his deepest thoughts and feelings during the biggest week of his swimming career and his live commentary on watching the replay of these races for the first time since the World Champs.

Stay tuned for Part 2, detailing the sacrifice and commitment from the Wilson family on his journey to the top.

Episode 1 – Podcast Notes

  • Summer 2019 – on fire! (1:05)
  • 5 weeks out from Worlds (3:44)
  • Taper – You did what?! (6:05)
  • World Champs Day 1 – “I’m on!” (9:21)
  • Mixed Medley Relay – GOLD! (11:55)
  • Recovering like a World Champ (14:59)
  • WORLD RECORD! (20:39)
  • Anton Chupkov: Friendly rivalry? (25:10)
  • Video Replay: Semi Final (26:31)
  • Video Replay: Final – The most exciting race of the World Champs (32:05)
  • Double thumb cramp – a new swimming meme (37:50)
  • How to win in 2020? (39:10)
  • Finishing off Gwangju (43:10)

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Best Workouts and Resources of 2019

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Another year has been and gone, and we’d like to toast to your wins in 2019, whether they were great or small. To close out 2019, let’s take a glance back at the numbers for the ProSwimWorkouts platform.

Stats & Memberships Report: December 2019

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Closing the year with another delayed monthly report confirming an overall “downwards” trend for our platform in 2019. We seem to attract more new visitors while having a hard time to bring people back.

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Stats & Memberships Report: November 2019

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“Home Office” has become an unfortunate reality for (swim) coaches around the globe. Many of you are most likely as busy as before while providing your athletes with ways to keep “training” and “minimize” the impact of this sudden break.

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Lausanne Swim Cup

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The first three editions of the Lausanne Swim Cup have been a success! Athletes such as Katinka Hosszu and Anthony Ervin highlighted these meets and took home their share of the prize money handed out during the two days.