USC offers a unique triathlon course in cooperation with Trispiration.


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Week 24

Start2Tri course for beginners

Trispiration offers a course for those starting with triathlon. You’ll learn all the basics for a fun and safe first race, like what you need, how to train and what to keep in mind during a race.

All elements of triathlon will be covered during 6 sessions. Transitions, swimming in open water, how to start safely, the basics rules of racing and some tips and tricks that might come in handy. Swimming, cycling and running techniques are also part of the sessions, so you’ll learn how to train more efficient.

Want to join? Subscribe at (Dutch).

What do you need?

  • A racing, hybride or tour bike
  • A bicycle helmet and running shoes
  • A swim suit, goggles and a bright colored swim cap
  • A wetsuit for open water swimming

More triathlon?

Trispiration offers triathlon trainings as well as coaching. Check the website (Dutch) for more info, or send an email to


2018-2019 SEASON

Subscribe as a student with reduction code ‘iamstudent’ and receive a 35% discount.
Students pay € 58,-

Monday 19.00 – 20.30

Course 1: 1 April up to and including 13 May 2019 (22 April, no training because of Easter holiday)
Course 2: 20 May up to and including 1 July 2019 (10 June, no training because of Whit Monday)

More info


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

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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,-