Type: Martial arts, Passe-partout

Mixed martial arts

MMA has its roots in free fight and is a pretty spectaculair martial art! You can join training sessions at Universum.

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Join the MMA training sessions at Universum.
There are training sessions at different levels.
With your martial arts membership you can also join the training sessions of all other martial arts.

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.

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

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 3 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 3x 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 Amsterdam 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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What do you learn from it?

A unique combo of ground fighting, wrestling takedowns and a little bit of kickboxing. The sport really lives up to its name: Mixed Martial Arts!


Learning how to defend yourself, focussing on fighting on the ground. All this in a safe environment without macho behaviour.

Personal development

By joining MMA trainings you also develop yourself on a personal level. For example by:

  • gaining self-confidence;
  • being more comfortable when somebody approaches you physically;
  • maybe experience a match under guidance at a later stage.

USC instructors

Daan van Schaijk
has been a teacher for 15 years in various combat sports and group fitness. He is a passionate sportsman. Daan became a Dutch Champion Grappling -100kg in 2015 and he became Dutch Champion MMA-grappling 2015 and 2016 -94kg. In 2018 he became European Champion Brazilian Jiu Jitsu master 3 blue belt. Daan combines strength, speed, agility and tactics in order to help you master all principles and techniques.

Wear and gear

Inside gloves for boxing gloves are compulsory. A bit and for men a tok are recommended. All these materials are obtainable at the front desk. Men wear a shirt/rash guard and shorts. Ladies wear a high-necked t-shirt/rash guard. The USC also offers shinguards, boxing gloves, bandages and free fight gloves.


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

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Get a trial membership!

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.

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

*If you cancel a flex membership in the same month as you purchased it, the membership will end on the last day of the following month. This means that there is always at least one monthly debit via direct debit before a flex subscription expires.

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.


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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