Type: Martial arts, Passe-partout


You can join multiple training sessions a week at Universum, Amstelcampus and ClubWest.

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Week 24

NEWS: USC School of Boxing opens in September

In September USC opens its own boxing gym in Bajeskwartier, the USC School of Boxing. What does this mean for the USC kickboxing program?

  • All kickboxing training sessions and courses at Universum and Amstelcampus move to the USC School of Boxing. There the program will be expanded quite a bit. At ClubWest you can keep boxing and kickboxing, and there will even be more training sessions on the program.
  • Do you want to keep kickboxing until September at USC? Just purchase a martial arts membership! In August, you’ll get the option to change this membership into a boxing membership, because from September you can no longer keep kickboxing with this martial arts membership.
  • Kickboxing and boxing get their own membership: BOXING YEAR and BOXING FLEX. For how much?
    • BOXING YEAR: cat. I €17,- | cat. II €28,50 | cat. III €46,-
    • BOXING FLEX: cat. I €23,- | cat. II €38,- | cat. III €55,-

Kickboxing at USC

You can do kickboxing at 3 USC locations 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.
Little to no experience? Check out the kickboxing beginners course.

Which membership do you choose?

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

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.

learn the basics in the ring in 9 weeks

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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Different levels

In Universum you find trainings at different levels:

  • Beginners you’ll learn the basics of kickboxing in the training sessions for beginners.
  • Advanced you mainly get technique training and sparring. Competitive fighters join this training as well, but it stays fun!
  • Open there will be mixed levels.

Kickboxing beginners course

Little to no experience? In the kickboxing beginners course you learn the basics in the ring in just 9 weeks. After the course you can join in on the weekly training sessions.

USC instructors

Stef van Gelderen
is USC trainer for kickboxing. He is also USC’s boxing trainer. He once became Dutch champion Kickboxing at the M.T.B.N. (Muay Thai Bond Nederland).

Etmo Smith
is also licensed USC kickboxing trainer. He followed training sessions with top players as Richard van Asdonck and Lucien Carbin. Etmo is also a fitness trainer at the USC.

Mohamed Hidayat
is the kickboxing instructor in ClubWest.

Heisam Saleh
is MMA & kickboxing instructor In Universum and in ClubWest. He is an active MMA fighter at sportcentrum Kops, where he teaches and gives private training. He won several national and international championships in grappling.

Wear and gear

Gloves: in (kick) boxing at USC, we use gloves of 16 oz (women 14 oz.) for security reasons. After consultation with the instructor, 14 oz. (women 12 oz.) gloves may also be allowed. You need to purchase your own (inside) gloves and shin guards. Only for the first (trial) class(es), you can lend these materials from USC.

Other materials: wearing a mouth guard is mandatory during class. A protective cup is not mandatory.

Students (kick)boxing club The Noble Art

The Noble Art is the students (kick) boxing club based in Universum. As a member you can participate in the regular USC trainings and The Noble Art trainings. Check this video!


Are you a sports fanatic? Are you interested in various sports? The USC passe-partout is the right thing for you! Kickboxing is part of the passe-partout.

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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.

Kickboxing beginners course
Subscribe for a course by clicking the ‘Check all courses’ button above.

Fees courses
Cat. I: €42,- | cat. II: €72,- | cat. III: €115,-
Check which category you’re in.

Starting date 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


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

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Dr. Meurerlaan 10
1067 SM Amsterdam Osdorp
(020) 525 89 09

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Amstelcampus sport & fitness
Tweede Boerhaavestraat 10
1091 AN Amsterdam
(020) 525 80 75

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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