Type: Ball sports, Racket sports

Tennis – courses

Never played tennis? Or do you want to improve your skills? Join a tennis course at USC Tennis & Padel at your level!


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    Tennis courses at USC

    Join courses at different levels: beginners, 9, 8, 7, 6 and 5.
    Courses have 9 classes and start 4x a year.
    USC Tennis has some covered courts as well, so you can always play!
    Don’t want to do a course? Just rent a court or get a membership.


    Tennis courses: need to knows

    • You can find the course fees under ‘Subscribe’.
    • Choose the course that corresponds to your playing level. If you are not familiar with the Dutch (KNLTB) levels, check the level guide below. If you’re not sure, contact USC Tennis & Padel.
    • The front desk is open again and you can rent a racket at location. PLEASE NOTE: only during our front desk’s opening hours!

    Level guide

    You never (or hardly) played any tennis.

    Level 9
    You are a level 9 player when you have basic knowledge of the different grips, strokes and game situations. In addition, you can keep the ball in the game for several strokes in a moderate speed.

    Level 8
    You are a level 8 player if you can play a controlled rally for more than 10 strokes. You also have sufficient rule and stroke knowledge to play an official single or doubles match.

    Level 7
    You can subscribe for level 7 if you can play your service with precision and at speed. You can make your opponent run and hit him/her with fast strokes. You know the right moment to play and can win your points with volleys.

    Level 6
    You can subscribe for level 6 if you can add rotation to your service. You know how to answer to difficult plays from your opponent. You can use speed, precision and rotation to put your opponent under pressure and you can counter short passes.

    Level 5

    You can subscribe for level 5 if you can vary with speed, precision and rotation in your service. You make less mistakes compared to level 6 and you know how to keep a rally going at a high level. You’re difficult to pass at the net.

    Free play

    Rather just play on your own at USC Tennis? Rent a court or get a membership.

    A.S.T.P.V. Chip & Charge

    Chip & Charge is the student association for tennis and padel in Amsterdam. Check their website.

    Free play at USC Tennis


    Tennis 6x lev 7, Mon/Wed 19.30, start 12 Jul, Daphne FULL

    Category I € 67,-

    Category II € 115,-

    Category III € 155,-

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    Tennis 6x lev 8, Mon/Wed 21.00, start 12 Jul, Daphne FULL

    Category I € 67,-

    Category II € 115,-

    Category III € 155,-

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    Tennis 6x lev 9, Tue/Thu 14.30, start 13 Jul, Sidney

    Category I € 67,-

    Category II € 115,-

    Category III € 155,-

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    At the moment, you can only subscribe online (click on a course above).

    Waiting list
    The courses are pretty popular. No free spot? Put yourself on the waiting list.

    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

    Additional house rules
    Read all house rules thoroughly before coming to the tennis park! We can only keep things safe together.


    USC Tennis & Padel
    Radioweg 80
    1098 NJ Amsterdam
    (020) 525 89 32

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    Categories shortened for full categories

    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