Utrechtse

Acrobatiekvereniging

"Op De Kop" (Upside Down) is a the acrobatics association in Utrecht founded by 8 acrobats. There are classes weekly. The lessons will be taught by experienced acrobatics trainers.
The classes are for everyone 16 years or over. You do NOT need experience with acrobatics, nor do you need to be strong or flexible. Taking classes will result in strength and flexibility.
If you are interested in classes, please let us know by filling out the form .

February workshops

In Februari we are organizing amazing workshops!

Sunday, february 4th

10:00 - 13:00 Acro dance

Saturday, february 10th

Sunday, february 11th

10:00 - 13:00 Intro to hand to hand and more!

Courses January - April 2024

Course presentation

This course we will end with a presentation in a the theater on Thursday April 25th. On Wednesday April 24 we have the general rehearsal for all participating in the presentation

To prepare for the show, we commit the last few classes to make acts in small groups.

Wednesday

In January a new course starts. This would be a good moment to pick up acrobatics again (or continue).

The Wednesday acrobatics class is designed for individuals with a considerable amount of acrobatics experience. We provide a range of L-base and standing tricks and exercises to enhance your acrobatics practice.

  • 18:45 - 19:45 Handstand lesson
  • 20:00 - 21:30 Advanced class
  • 21:30 - 22:30 Open training

Because it is very vague to describe the level required in words, we have filmed some tricks to give an indication of the minimum level you can expect during the class.

If you think these tricks are still too challenging, we advise taking the beginners class on Thursday

Thursday

In Januari we start a whole new course. This would be a good moment to start your practise in acrobatics.

We also offer a beginners class, perfect for those who are new to acrobatics. In this class, we focus on foundational techniques and gradually introduce basic tricks and exercises to help you build a strong acrobatics skill set. Whether you're a complete beginner or looking to refresh your acrobatics fundamentals, this class is a great starting point.

  • 20:00 - 21:30 Beginners lesson
  • 21:30 - 22:30 Open training

Details

  • Location: Amsterdamsestraatweg 3
  • First lessons: January 10th and 11th
  • Last lesson: April 24th and 25th
  • There will be lessons during school holidays
  • Total of 16 lessons

Costs:

  • Acrobatics lesson: € 176 per course
  • Wednesday handstand training full course: € 120

Discounts

We give 25% discount on the courses for everyone who needs it.

Holders of the U-pas can also use the pass for a discount on the class.

Autumn hand to hand course

Mondays

We start on October 30th with a 4 weeks short course in Hand to hand acrobatics for more experienced acrobats

Click here for more information

Courses September - December 2023

Wednesday

New acrobats are welcome to join in January. We will provide the details on this website in a few weeks time.

The Wednesday acrobatics class is designed for individuals with a considerable amount of acrobatics experience. We provide a range of L-base and standing tricks and exercises to enhance your acrobatics practice.

  • 19:00 - 20:00 Handstand lesson
  • 20:00 - 21:30 Advanced
  • 21:30 - 22:30 Open training

Because it is very vague to describe the level required in words, we have filmed some tricks to give an indication of the minimum level you can expect during the class.

If you think these tricks are still too challenging, we advise taking the beginners class on Thursday

Thursday

New acrobats are welcome to join in January. We will provide the details on this website in a few weeks time.

We also offer a beginners class, perfect for those who are new to acrobatics. In this class, we focus on foundational techniques and gradually introduce basic tricks and exercises to help you build a strong acrobatics skill set. Whether you're a complete beginner or looking to refresh your acrobatics fundamentals, this class is a great starting point.

  • 20:00 - 21:30 Beginners lesson
  • 21:30 - 22:30 Open training

Details

  • Location: Amsterdamsestraatweg 3
  • First lessons: September 6th and 7th
  • Last lesson: December 20th and 21st
  • There will be lessons during the autumn break
  • Total of 16 lessons

Costs:

  • Acrobatics lesson: € 176 per course
  • Wednesday handstand training full course: € 120

Discounts

We give 25% discount on the courses for everyone who needs it.

Holders of the U-pas can also use the pass for a discount on the class.

May - July 2023 courses - Wednesday

  • Location: Amsterdamsestraatweg 3 (see map)
  • Time: 19:00 - 22:30
  • Costs: see below
  • Contact: info@op-de-kop.nl
  • First class: Wednesday, May 10th
  • Last class: Wednesday, July 5th
  • Total of 9 lessons

The group will be split into two subgroups of different levels. This allows everyone to train at their own level as much as possible.

  • 19:00 - 20:00 Handstandtraining
  • 20:00 - 21:30 Acrobaticsclass
  • 21:30 - 22:30 Open training

Costs:

  • Acrobatics class: € 99
  • Handstand training Wednesday full course: € 67.5

May - July 2023 courses - Thursday

NEW LOCATION

  • Location: Willibrordusstraat 45
  • Time: 20:00 - 22:30
  • Costs: € 88
  • Contact: info@op-de-kop.nl
  • First class: Thursday, May 11th
  • Last class: Thursday, July 6th
  • Total of 8 lessons
  • No class at May 18th due to ascension day

Because of a lot of interest for the Wednesday classes, we now also offer acrobatics classes on Thursdays.

These classes are suitable for beginners and people with limited acrobatics experience.

  • 20:00 - 21:30 class
  • 21:30 - 22:30 Open training

Februari - April 2023 course - Thursday

  • Location: Vlampijpstraat 80 (see map)
  • Time: 20:00 - 22:30
  • Costs: €110
  • Contact: info@op-de-kop.nl

Because of a lot of interest for the Wednesday classes, we now also offer acrobatics classes on Thursdays.

These classes are suitable for beginners and people with limited acrobatics experience.

  • First class: Thursday, Februari 9th

  • Last class: Thursday, April 13th

  • Total of 10 lessons

  • 20:00 - 21:30 class

  • 21:30 - 22:30 Open training

Costs: € 110