Type: Martial arts, Passe-partout

Shorinji kempo

Shorinji kempo is a modern Japanese self defence martial art that incorporates meditation and Buddhist philosophy.

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Shorinji kempo at USC

You can do shorinji kempo 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.

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.

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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Training

  • This efficient method of self defence is not based on strength but on understanding the dynamics of balance, physiology and body movements.
  • It is a training system for creating balance between mind and body. To accomplish this Shorinji kempo uses two training methods: meditation (good posture, calm and relaxed breathing) and martial training (improving self-confidence and determination).
  • It is a versatile and good physical exercise.

USC instructors

Trainings are given by Instructor Jaap Stahlie (3rd Dan)  and the support of other Shorinji kempo dan kenshi.

Wear en gear

Sports wear meets the requirements for the first (free trail) training. After that, a Shorinji kempo dogi is preferred. These are for sale from the teacher.

Passe-partout

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

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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.

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