Your personal swim coach Miel

Meet Victor

Training experience: 5 years

Nationality: Dutch Dutch swimcoach flag

In the Netherlands since: Native-born

Languages: Dutch, English and Bulgarian

Pool: Diemen Ago

About Victor

I am a student currently studying IT in Amsterdam. I have been swimming for as long as I can remember, and I have been a competitive swimmer for 7 years now. Ever since I started swimming it has been one of my favourite things to do. I have also been a swimming trainer for about for years. In addition to that, I am also an international lifeguard. Because of my background in competitive swimming, I am very passionate about helping people swim efficiently so that they can enjoy their time in the water.

Coaching Style

My coaching style varies from person to person, I want to work with everyone on an individual level to make sure that you can achieve the goals that you have set for yourself. I also am also fond of letting you feel how a good swimming technique can make you shoot through the water like a real fish.


•KNZB Rescue Skills 2021, 2022 and 2023
•Acute Care Provider of NIKTA Certification – 2023
•Water Safety Certificate – 2022


My specialities are making you swim fast with as little effort as possible. We will start this journey with your first steps into the pool and end the journey by swimming laps in the deep pool. I have worked with many different types of people over the past few years. This has thought me many things about how to teach people how to swim. For now my advice would be, just do it, start swimming!

“In the pool of learning, courage is your lifeguard.”

Our adult swim classes

Your Personal Swim Coach will help you become a more confident you, a stronger, fitter and healthier you, a happier, care-free you and ensure your success in learning to enjoy and feel safe in and around water!

Water Introduction

Are you unable to swim, scared or challenged? Have you taken lessons before and failed? Or it has been a long time ago?

Stroke Introduction

You are comfortable in shallow water but are not able yet to perform all 4 basic strokes. This level requires you to have passed the introduction program, or you are able to perform a swim a backcrawl, and a single backstroke (froggy leg).


You can swim comfortably in shallow water, however, deep water gives you discomfort.

This level requires you to know all the 4 basic strokes and you have had swim lessons before.


Do you have no problems in deep water and could you swim more than one lane without pausing? Improve your swimming skills and stamina. Follow the advanced program for diplomas A, B, and C.

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