Type: Fitness, Strength sports


Learn to work out with your own body weight & defeat gravity while doing it! The USC course calisthenics is available for beginners.

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Week 24

Calisthenics at USC

Course of 9 classes of 1 hour, at a beginners level.
In the course you’ll learn how to perform all push and pull exercises.
You’ll also learn how to make maximum use of your own body weight.
You work on muscle co-ordination, core, strength and mobility.


USC instructor

Irina is a passionate fitness instructor at USC, with a lot of calisthenics experience. She provides a course that’s great for beginners, including all basic exercises, in which you’ll learn how to make maximum use of your own body weight.

Wear and gear

Regular gym clothes and indoor sports shoes. You can use fitness gloves or liquid chalk for better grip.

'Did you know...'

the Ancient Greeks used calisthenics to prepare themselves for war? Learn all about the art of calisthenics in this blog!

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Subscribe preferably online by clicking on the ‘Check all courses!’ button above. If you decide to subsribe at one of our front desks, we will help you with your online purchase.

Cat. I: €55,- | cat. II: €99,- | cat. III: €115,-
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Starting dates courses*
Period 1: in the week of 11 September 2023
Period 2: in the week of 20 November 2023
Period 3: in the week of 12 February 2024
Period 4: in the week of 22 April 2024
*courses are available for purchase on the Monday 5 weeks prior to the starting dates above


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Cat. I Students UvA and HvA, other Dutch day universities
Cat. II Employees UvA/HvA, alumni HvA, AUV-members UvA, other full time students of universities of applied sciences
Cat. III Anyone else