Type: Combat sports

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?

    • You discover your own power and learn to recognize threats in time.
    • You work on increasing your self confidence.
    • You will overcome fear and panic.

    What will 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.


    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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    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