WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT TEACHING AT HET GYMLOKAAL?
I think Het Gymlokaal is a unique place. I’m a sports teacher at a high school and I teach five days a week in a gymnasium. At Het Gymlokaal I felt at home right away. I also love the spaces, they are very open. Also, I really appreciate the vibe of the team.
WHAT IS YOUR BACKGROUND?
I went to Academie Lichamelijke Opvoeding (Academy of Physical Education) and I got my Fitness Trainer A en B.
WHAT IS UNIQUE ABOUT YOUR LESSONS / WAY OF TEACHING?
Working hard in sports is key, but we should never forget to have fun in sports. In my classes you will find individual challenges and also buddy workouts. Unique in my classes are the recurring basic elements of movement in my classes.
WHAT IS YOUR SPECIALTY IN THE FIELD OF HUMAN MOVEMENT?
As a sports teacher I’ve gathered knowledge on many different fields of sports. This experience helps me to train people with all different kind of backgrounds in sports.
WHAT QUALITY SHOULD EVERY GOOD TRAINER POSSESS?
The ability to spot the level of movement and mobility of a person and to strive to challenge each individual to the fullest within the training and within his own possibilities. Furthermore, I think a good trainer keeps the vibe up and makes sure everyone is feeling comfortable.
WHAT CAN PEOPLE EXPECT FROM YOU AS A TRAINER AND FROM YOUR LESSONS?
You will leave my class with a smile on your face and a satisfied feeling.
WHAT CAN YOU OFFER / TEACH PEOPLE?
Keep pushing, even when they’re about to give up and the power of working together.