Type: Martial arts

Self defence for women

In the USC self defence for women course you learn to react effectively in threatening situations.

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Week 24

Why join this USC self defence course?

A course of 9 classes of 1 hour.
You discover your own power and learn to recognize threats in time.
You work on increasing your self-confidence, and you’ll overcome fear and panic.
Only for women!


What do you learn?

  • How to scan your surroundings and recognize deflecting behaviour
  • Verbal as well as physical defence
  • Techniques to keep distance
  • Freeing yourself from an attacker’s grasp.
  • Defending yourself from the ground.
  • Training the right attitude.
  • Sharing experiences.

USC instructor

Maarten Lok is the instructor for the USC self defence for women course. He has a lot of experience as krav maga instructor. He’s also a certified Stay Away instructor.

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: €46,- | cat. II: €79,- | cat. III: €125,-
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 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