Type: Combat sports, Passe-partout

Mixed martial arts

MMA has its roots in free fight. You can join training sessions or a beginners course at Universum and ClubWest.


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You can do MMA 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 MMA first.
Corona proof: mandatory reservations and additional house rules.

Which membership do you choose?

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 MMA in 9 weeks/classes.

Making a reservation

  • You need a reservation for every visit to USC, with the exception of course classes.
  • Make a reservation in the timetable on the martial arts page.
  • Read all reservation and house rules thoroughly before coming to USC! We can only keep things safe together.

Cancel your booking

Booked a class, but can’t make it? Please cancel in advance!
Cancel your booking

Wear and gear

Inside gloves for boxing gloves are compulsory. A bit and for men a tok are recommended. All these materials are obtainable at the front desk. Men wear a shirt/rash guard and shorts. Ladies wear a high-necked t-shirt/rash guard. The USC also offers shinguards, boxing gloves, bandages and free fight gloves.

USC instructors

Daan van Schaijk
has been a teacher for 15 years in various combat sports and group fitness. He is a passionate sportsman. Daan became a Dutch Champion Grappling -100kg in 2015 and he became Dutch Champion MMA-grappling 2015 and 2016 -94kg. In 2018 he became European Champion Brazilian Jiu Jitsu master 3 blue belt. Daan combines strength, speed, agility and tactics in order to help you master all principles and techniques.

Heisam Saleh
is MMA & kickboxing instructor in Universum and in ClubWest. He is an active MMA fighter at sportcentrum Kops, where he teaches and gives private training. He won several national and international championships in grappling.



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

Get a trial membership!


ClubWest, MMA course beginners, 7 Sep 18.30

Category I € 36,-

Category II € 65,-

Category III € 106,-

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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.

MMA course beginners
You can purchase a course using the buttons above.
The Universum course can be found under BJJ.

Starting date courses*
Period 1: in the week of 7 September 2020
Period 2: in the week of 16 November 2020
Period 3: in the week of 8 February 2021
Period 4: in the week of 19 April 2021
* 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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Dr. Meurerlaan 10
1067 SM Amsterdam Osdorp
(020) 525 89 09

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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