Type: Fitness, Strength sports


Improve your squat, bench press and deadlifting technique in a powerlifting course at USC. After the course, you can work out by yourself!

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Week 24

Powerlifting at USC

Course of 9 classes of 1 hour.
You learn all basic powerlifting techniques.
You also learn additional assistance exercises to get stronger.
Every course will end with a powerlifting ‘intro’ competition.


USC instructors

Emiel Fincken is a BSc in Biomedical Sciences. Next to his studies, he obtained several weightlifting certificates (NSCA CSCS, KNKF). Furthermore he is a competitive powerlifter with the KNKF himself.

Jelle Dames has been powerlifting for years now. He spent most of his life doing fitness and strength sports. He got his AALO level 1-4 and finished the courses Powerlifting trainer and Weightlifting trainer with Tom Bruijnen/Jordi Snijders (of sportquest.nl). He is teaching the powerlifting course at ClubWest.

Advanced powerlifter or finished the course?

At the ASC and Universum we offer open barbell training for advanced powerlifters. Check the group fitness timetable. You can join these training sessions with a regular fitness reservation.

ASKV Kratos

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

Check all courses!

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,-
Check in 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 ClubWest
Dr. Meurerlaan 10
1067 SM Amsterdam Osdorp
(020) 525 89 09

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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