Type: Martial arts, Passe-partout

Fencing

You’d better think fast and move fast, with a blade just inches away. Learn to do so during a fencing introduction course or the fencing trainings at USC!

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Week 24


Fencing at USC

You can do fencing at Universum, with your martial arts membership.
There are training sessions at different levels.
With your martial arts membership you can also join the training sessions of all other martial arts.
No experience? Do a beginners course fencing first!

Which membership do you choose?

MARTIAL ARTS YEAR
you’re stuck with us for a year, after which you can cancel your membership monthly.

MARTIAL ARTS FLEX
a little more expensive but a lot more flexible, this membership can be canceled monthly from scratch.

15x ENTRY (buy it here)
15x entry to a sport in the passe-partout, to be used within 6 months.

BEGINNERS COURSE (see subscribe)
learn the ins and outs of fencing in 9 weeks/classes.

Making a reservation and checking in

  • You need a reservation for every visit to USC.
  • Book a training using the booking button above or via this martial arts page.
  • You can make a reservation 6 days in advance.
  • You can have 2 active reservations for the upcoming 6 days. But as soon as your first reservation is over, you can make a new one. So, you can work out more than twice a week (if there are free spots)!
  • You can choose how you enter USC: by using the finger scan or by using the My USC – mobile access app. Download the app: Android and iOS.

Check out all reservation and house rules

Cancelling and no show fee

Booked a class, but can’t make it? Please cancel in advance.

  • Cancel up to one hour before the start of your reservation (but earlier is encouraged!).
  • Are you not cancelling (on time)? Then you risk a no show fee of €3,-.
  • Are you not paying the no show fee? In that case you can’t make a reservation/work out for 2 weeks.
  • Your no show fee doesn’t end up on the big USC company pile. Check in which sports goal we’re investing the no show fee income.

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USC instructor

The USC instructor for fencing is Daniël Nivard. As a Maître d’Escrime (Level 4), he holds the highest fencing instructor degree offered by the Royal Dutch Fencing Association. Next to his work training upcoming talent for the fencing association, Daniel Nivard also runs the company DNCoaching (www.dncoaching.nl) to promote fencing to as many people as possible.

Wear and gear

All fencing wear and materials are provided for. Please bring trousers, shirt and clean indoor sneakers.

Student Fencing club Esprit

A.S.S.V. Esprit is the fencing club for students in Amsterdam. Join this international group of student fencers, and discover that a great atmosphere is just as important as an intensive training. See www.assvesprit.nl for more information.

Passe-partout

Are you a sports fanatic? Are you interested in various sports? Then the USC passe-partout is the right thing for you! Note that while fencing is part of the passe-partout, you can only join trainings after completing an introduction course.

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Subscribe
Subscribe preferably online by choosing a membership below. If you come to one of our front desks, we will help you with your online purchase.

First payment: pro-rata
When purchasing a martial arts year or martial arts flex you’ll pay a pro rata amount.

Direct debit
Subsequently, in the first week of every month, a term will be collected by direct debit.

Passe-partout membership
Join all martial arts trainings and many more with a passe-partout membership.

Cancelling is simple
Send an email to usc@uscsport.nl, or cancel your membership in My USC. Your membership will expire on the last day of that month.

Additional terms & conditions
Check out the additional terms and conditions for all info!

Member categories
USC works with 3 different member categories. Check out to which category you belong.

Fencing course beginners
Purchase the course by clicking on the ‘Check all courses!’ button above.

Fees course
Cat. I: €57,- | cat. II: €97,- | cat. III: €130,-
Check in which category you’re in.

Starting dates courses*
Period 1: in the week of 12 September 2022
Period 2: in the week of 21 November 2022
Period 3: in the week of 13 February 2023
Period 4: in the week of 24 April 2023
*courses are available for purchase on the Monday 5 weeks prior to the starting dates above

Locations

Sportcentrum Universum
Science Park 306
1098 XH Amsterdam
(020) 525 89 55

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Categorization

Categories shortened for full categories

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