Type: Combat sports, Passe-partout

Fencing

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!

Timetable

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Week 24

Fencing 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.

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 fencing 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

All fencing wear and materials are provided for. Please bring trousers, shirt and clean indoor sneakers.

USC instructor

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.

Student Fencing club Esprit

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.

Passe-partout

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.

Get a trial membership!

Subscribe

Universum, Fencing course beginners, 7 Sep 20.30

Category I € 50,-

Category II € 90,-

Category III € 120,-

FullTariff categories

Subscribe
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 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

Locations

Sportcentrum Universum
Science Park 306
1098 XH Amsterdam
(020) 525 89 55

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Categorization

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