Type: Fitness, Strength sports


In the Calisthenics course at USC you learn how to train using your own body weight. You work on the handstand, pull-up or muscle-up.


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    Week 24

    Calisthenics at USC

    Course of 9 classes of 1 hour, for all levels.
    You learn the handstand and pull-up (or muscle-up).
    You learn how to make maximum use of your own body weight.
    You work on muscle co-ordination, core and strength.

    Wear and gear

    Regular gym clothes and indoor sports shoes. You can use fitness gloves or liquid chalk for better grip.

    USC instructor

    Art van Schaaijk is USC fitness instructor with a background in human movement sciences. In this calisthenics course, Art focuses on the handstand and pull-up.


    Online or at the front desk

    Starting dates courses*
    Period 1: in the week of 13 September 2021
    Period 2: in the week of 22 November 2021
    Period 3: in the week of 14 February 2022
    Period 4: in the week of 25 April 2022
    *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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    Cat. IStudents UvA and HvA, other Dutch day universities
    Cat. IIEmployees UvA/HvA, alumni HvA, AUV-members UvA, other full time students of universities of applied sciences
    Cat. IIIAnyone else