Olympic training methods

Personal Swimming Australia is founded by Olympic swimming champion Marleen Veldhuis. She uses training methods from top swimming and makes them accessible for swimmers and triathletes of all levels.

Years of coaching gave her the insight: Everybody can learn to swim! Every week, Marleen coaches many swimmers with different levels and different goals; from learning freestyle to training for a long distance open water swim or triathlon.

Meet the team

Marleen Veldhuis

Marleen represented the Netherlands as a swimmer in 3 Olympics. She won 4 Olympic medals, including gold in the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Her main events were 50 and 100m freestyle. She has 15 years experience in swimming coaching.

Marc Pasques

Marc is an active ocean competitor for Manly Lifesaving Club. He has over 20 yeas experience in competitive swimming having won 2 medals representing his club in several World Surf Lifesaving Championships. Marc will run through open water and surf skills.