Type: Fitness, Power sports



Do you want to improve your squats, bench presses and dead lifting technique? And you’re up for a new challenge in the fitness area? With this powerlifting course at the USC you can have it all! There are courses for beginners and advanced.


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    Powerlifting at the USC: how does it work?

    • Course of classes of 1 hour.
    • In Universum there is a course for beginners and a course for advanced.
    • In ClubWest there is a course for beginners and an open training.
    • very 10 weeks you can do a Powerlifting competition.
    • Assistance excercises to get stronger.
    • You will learn how to improve your technique.

    Try-out, advanced, or already done the course?

    Every Thursday from 19.00 til 20.00 there is a powerlifting techniques (squat, bench and deadlift) class in the fitness area for beginners. This is a perfect follow up of your course. You can simply attend with your fitness membership. In ClubWest every Wednesday morning there is an open training from 10.45 til 11.45 for beginners and Saturday morning from 11.00 to 12.00 for all levels.

    USC instructor

    Emiel Fincken is a BSc in Biomedical Sciences. Next to his studies, he obtained several weight lifting certificates (NSCA CSCS, KNKF). Furthermore he is a competitive powerlifter within the KNKF himself!


    Univ, Powerlifting 9x beg, start Th 14 Sept 20.00 FULL

    Category I € 38.50

    Category II € 75.50

    Category III € 85.50

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    Univ, Powerlifting 9x beg, start Th 14 Sept 21.00 (6 left)

    Category I € 38.50

    Category II € 75.50

    Category III € 85.50

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    Starting dates courses
    Period 1: in the 11 September 2017 week
    Period 2: in the 20 November 2017 week
    Period 3: in the 12 February 2018 week
    Period 4: in the 23 April 2018 week


    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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    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
    Subscription fee  € 10,-