You’d better think fast and move fast, with a blade just inches away. Learn to do so during a fencing introduction course or the fencing trainings at USC!
You can do fencing 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.
No experience? Do a beginners course fencing first.
Corona proof: mandatory reservations and additional house rules.
MARTIAL ARTS YEAR (buy it here)
you’re stuck with us for a year, after which you can cancel your membership monthly.
MARTIAL ARTS FLEX (buy it here)
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.
BEGINNERS COURSE (see subscribe)
learn the ins and outs of fencing in 9 weeks/classes.
Booked a class, but can’t make it? Please cancel in advance: our capacity is limited!
All fencing wear and materials are provided for. Please bring trousers, shirt and clean indoor sneakers.
The USC instructor for fencing is Daniël Nivard. As a Maître d’Escrime (Level 4), he holds the highest fencing instructor degree offered by the Royal Dutch Fencing Association. Next to his work training upcoming talent for the fencing association, Daniel Nivard also runs the company DNCoaching (www.dncoaching.nl) to promote fencing to as many people as possible. 2nd instructor is Christian Jelders, an épée specialist.
A.S.S.V. Esprit is the fencing club for students in Amsterdam. Join this international group of student fencers, and discover that a great atmosphere is just as important as an intensive training. See www.assvesprit.nl for more information.
Are you a sports fanatic? Are you interested in various sports? Then the USC passe-partout is the right thing for you! Note that while fencing is part of the passe-partout, you can only join trainings after completing an introduction course.
Preferably online. Try to avoid queues at our front desks!
Martial arts membership
You can purchase the martial arts membership on this martial arts page.
15x entry / passe-partout
You can purchase a 15x entry or passe-partout membership on this passe-partout page.
Fencing course beginners
You can purchase a course using the buttons above.
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
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|