Type: Combat sports, Passe-partout



At sportcentrum Universum you find beginners courses kick boxing and regular training sessions. With your kickboxing membership you can train at your own level. The beginners course is the ideal start when you have no kick boxing experience. You also find a class in ClubWest.


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Kickboxing at the USC: how does it work?

Beginners course

  • Course of 9 classes of 1 hour in Universum.
  • For everyone with no experience in kick boxing.
  • the course starts 4 times a year.
  • After this course you can participate in the regular classes.


  • You can take the kickboxing classes with your kickboxing- or passe-partout membership.
  • In Universum you find classes in different levels.
  • Beginners if you want more after the beginners course, then take this level. You can further develop your skills.
  • Intermediate you get more technique training and more sparring.
  • Advanced you mainly get technique training and sparring. Competitive fighters join this training as well, but it stays fun!
  • You also find a class in ClubWest.
  • You can join the trainings all year through.
  • With your membership you can also join the circuit training for combat sportsmen and the free training hours in the dojo. Both are available in sportcentrum Universum.
  • You are always welcome to try out kickboxing. For this please turn to our front desk.
  • You can choose between a 3, 6 or 12 months membership.

Wear and gear

At (kick)boxing at the USC we use gloves of 16 oz (women 14 oz.) for security reasons. After consultation with the instructor, 14 oz. (women 12 oz.) gloves may also be allowed. You need to purchase your own (inside-) gloves and shin guards. For the first (probation) class(es) and the beginners course you can lend these materials from the USC. Mouth guards (compulsory during class) and protective cup (not compulsory) are available at the sports desk.

Sports wear is compulsory (shorts or karate gi and a wide t-shirt). For sale at the USC sports desk:
Boxing gloves  € 47,- a pair
Shin guards € 22,50 a pair.

USC instructors

Stef van Gelderen
is USC trainer for kickboxing. He is also USC’s boxing and fitness trainer. He once became Dutch champion Kickboxing at the M.T.B.N. (Muay Thai Bond Nederland).

Etmo Smith
is also licensed USC kickboxing trainer. He followed training sessions with top players as Richard van Asdonck and Lucien Carbin. Etmo is also a fitness trainer at the USC.

Mohamed Hidayat
is the kickboxing instructor in ClubWest.

Students (kick)boxing club The Noble Art

The Noble Art is the students (kick) boxing club based in Universum. As a member you can participate in the regular USC trainings and The Noble Art trainings. Check this video!


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

Trial training


Kick boxing / half year

Category I € 57,-

Category II € 111.50

Category III € 185.50

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Kick boxing / year

Category I € 95,-

Category II € 191,-

Category III € 336,-

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Kick boxing / 3 months

Category I € 33.50

Category II € 62,-

Category III € 108,-

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Univ, Kickboxing 9x beginners, start Thu 26 April 16.00

Category I € 31,-

Category II € 58,-

Category III € 95.50

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Univ, Kickboxing 9x beginners, start Tue 24 April 17.00

Category I € 31,-

Category II € 58,-

Category III € 95.50

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Online or at the front desk.

Payment by bank collection
This is possible for all memberships that exceed the amount of €250. Ask about the possibilities at your front desk.

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

Kickboxing club The Noble Art
Membership €60,-


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. 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
Subscription fee  € 10,-