Type: Fitness, Strength sports


The weightlifting course will get you a solid technical basis. After the course, or if you’re already experienced, you can do your own training on the platform.

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Week 24

Weightlifting at USC

The course consists 9 classes of 1 hour: a course for beginners.
You will learn all basic techniques and derivatives of Olympic weightlifting.
You will learn many extra exercises that can be useful in sport specific or personal training programs.
Please note: you should be able to lift a barbell (at least 10 kg) above your head.
Every course will end with a weightlifting ‘intro’ competition night.


USC instructor

Roos Rentier
My weightlifting career started right here at USC in the beginners course. From the first moment, it felt like a sport that would be both challenging and fun. Now, I teach the weighlifting course and also work at the front desk at USC Universum. As a teacher, I hope to make the sport even more popular at USC and create a community of weighlifters.

Advanced weightlifter or finished the course?

If you already have some experience with weightlifting, you can work out individually at our weighlifting platform at Universum and ASC.

ASKV Kratos

ASKV Kratos is the student strength sports association in Amsterdam. Check the Kratos website.

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

Cat. I: €55,- | cat. II: €99,- | cat. III: €115,-
Check which category you’re in.

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


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

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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