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All-Inclusive Training in China

Have you always dreamed of learning and training Shaolin Kung Fu or other martial arts in China? Then you’ve come to the right place! Read on to learn more about our training and why we are considered one of the best martial arts schools in China. We invite you to become part of our Shaolin family and experience the fascination of martial arts with us.

Learn Chinese martial arts

We are a renowned martial arts school in China that has been successfully teaching students from all over the world since 1996. Our passion is for Shaolin Kung Fu as well as other martial arts styles such as Wushu, Sanda, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, and much more.

Our all-inclusive training not only provides you with the opportunity to improve your skills, but also to enjoy a unique cultural experience in China. We offer various training programs for all levels, from absolute beginners to experienced practitioners. Our qualified teachers will help you perfect your techniques and reach your full potential.

For over 25 years, thousands of students from over 120 nations have trusted us. We are proud to have an international community of martial arts enthusiasts who consider our school their second home. We offer a family atmosphere and support you on your individual path to improving your skills.

Students of all ages, genders, and abilities are welcome!

Our training is designed for students of all ages, genders, and abilities. With us, you can quickly take your skills to the next level, whether you are a beginner with no experience or an experienced martial artist. Our teachers will help you achieve your goals. Whether you want to stay with us for a short time or train for a longer period, we warmly welcome you.

Our school stands for open learning and encouraging every student to bring out the best in themselves. Our goal is to give anyone interested in Chinese martial arts a chance to learn and enjoy this art. So it doesn’t matter if you are young or old, male or female, or what physical condition you are in. Everyone is welcome with us, regardless of their background or religion.

We believe that the diversity of our students is our strength and enriches us as a community. We are proud to welcome students from all over the world to our school and share our teachings with them. Whether you are looking for a new challenge or want to improve your Kung Fu skills, we are here to help and support you.

Ideal conditions for learning in a traditional environment

Our school not only offers an idyllic and traditional environment, but also ideal conditions for learning and practicing Kung Fu. With our location near the Yuntai Mountains and close to the cities of Jiaozuo and Zhengzhou, our students benefit from a quiet and inspiring environment. Here they can fully concentrate on their training and improve their skills. In addition, there is a modern city nearby where our students can buy international products of all kinds and enjoy a welcome change from training.

But that’s not all – the famous Shaolin Temple, considered the origin of all martial arts, is also nearby. We offer our students the opportunity to visit this historic site and learn more about the history and traditions of Kung Fu. This not only gives them a deeper understanding of the martial art but also increases their motivation and inspiration.

Small groups and intensive training

Our training is very intensive and challenging to ensure that you as a student make rapid progress. We offer daily training in small groups, with over six hours a day and six days a week. Whether you are a beginner or advanced, our training will push you to your limits and take your martial arts skills to a new level.

Our small groups allow our experienced trainers to focus individually on each student and tailor the training to their needs and abilities. We believe that intensive training in small groups is the best way to make rapid progress and reach the full potential of every student.

Features of the training program

  • Accommodation in our school (2 students per room; single rooms available).
  • Top-notch training 6 days a week.
  • Unlimited stay.
  • No fixed arrival times – start anytime.
  • No registration fees or hidden costs.
  • Suitable for all ages, genders, and training levels.
  • Highly qualified English-speaking and authentic Shaolin masters with excellent teaching skills, personality, and pedagogical abilities.
  • Wide variety of martial arts: Shaolin Kung Fu, Wushu, Sanda, Tai ChiQi Gong, Yi Jin Jing, etc.
  • 3 meals a day (drinks not included).
  • Voluntary Mandarin language classes.
  • Theoretical Kung Fu and Buddhism classes.
  • Cultural classes (Chinese calligraphy, traditional tea ceremony, etc.).
  • Free internet access.
  • Free use of school facilities (basketball court, ping-pong area, Chinese chess, computer, etc.).
  • Transfer service from Zhengzhou (airport or train station) to our school.
  • Sightseeing tours (additional fees*), such as to the Shaolin Temple, the famous Buddhist Longmen Grottoes in Luoyang, Kaifeng, and many other places (*vary depending on the sightseeing location).

The Training

All of our courses are led by experienced trainers who are supervised by Headmaster Shi Yanlin. Our trainers have years of experience in martial arts and specialize in teaching students around the world. They have a deep understanding of various martial arts techniques and styles and can help you improve your skills and reach your potential. Learn more about Headmaster Shi Yanlin and our trainers.

Our trainers are aware that each student has different requirements and needs, and adjust the training accordingly. Whether you are a beginner or already have advanced skills, we will help you improve your skills and make progress.

To ensure that you can make the most of the training, we recommend that you prepare yourself physically before your trip. Regular training can help improve your endurance, strength, and flexibility, which will help you master the challenges of training. If you need tips or advice on how to prepare, we have summarized some tips for you here.

Individualized training plan for each student

Every student is unique, which is why it is important for us to tailor our lessons to each student individually. Whether you are a beginner or advanced, whether you want to learn Shaolin Kung Fu, Sanda, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Wushu, or multiple styles, we will create a customized training plan for you. This plan takes into account your individual skill level, physical abilities, and personal goals and desires. Through this personalized approach, you will make faster and more effective progress and gain the skills you desire.

We understand that your needs and desires may change over time. That’s why it’s possible to adjust and expand your training plan at any time. We take the time to work with you and provide support to ensure that you can get the most out of your training.

Freedom to choose your style

Discover your passion for martial arts! With us, you have the freedom to choose not only a specific style of martial arts, but also to learn various martial arts and styles. Whether you want to focus on a specific style or combine different arts, it’s entirely up to you. We work with you to create an individualized training plan tailored to your wishes and goals, allowing you to learn at your own pace and make progress. If you change your mind or discover new interests, you can adjust your training plan at any time and learn new styles and techniques.

Training programs for short- and long-term students

Regardless of whether you come to us for a short or longer period of time, we offer tailored training programs that are perfect for your individual needs. Our training programs for short- and long-term students are designed to provide you with intensive and effective training, allowing you to make progress and expand your knowledge of martial arts in a short amount of time. Learn more about our training programs.

"I had an amazing, unforgettable time. I learned a lot, and after 4 days of my arrival I already wanted time to slow down because I felt I wouldn’t have enough of it for being here. I hope to be back very soon."

Nora • from Germany

Combine training with Mandarin language lessons

Our comprehensive program not only offers the opportunity to immerse yourself in the fascinating world of martial arts, but also to learn the Chinese language. Our Mandarin Chinese lessons cover all aspects of the language, including listening comprehension, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, and pronunciation. Combining martial arts training and language lessons is a perfect opportunity to experience Chinese culture and learn a new language at the same time.

Our language lessons are completely free and voluntary, so you can learn at your own pace. You can express your desires and needs at any time to tailor the lessons to your individual requirements. Our experienced and qualified teachers will support you in your language acquisition and help you continuously improve your skills.

Combining training and Mandarin language lessons provides a unique opportunity to experience Chinese culture and language up close while improving your physical and mental abilities at the same time. We recommend that all students take advantage of this opportunity and benefit from this unique experience. Learn more about our Mandarin language lessons.

Expand your cultural understanding with us

We not only offer comprehensive martial arts training but also the opportunity to broaden your cultural understanding. In our school, you have the chance to participate in various cultural classes and learn more about the rich Chinese culture.

One of our options, for example, is Chinese Calligraphy class. Here, you will learn the basics of Chinese calligraphy and try your hand at writing Chinese characters. This is not only an interesting way to improve your artistic skills but also a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the Chinese language and culture.

Another popular option is our Traditional Tea Ceremony. Here, you will learn how to prepare traditional Chinese tea and perform the tea ceremony. This is a beautiful opportunity to relax and learn more about Chinese tea culture.

Our cultural classes are voluntary and offer a unique opportunity to expand your cultural understanding and knowledge. Our goal is not only to teach you comprehensive Chinese martial arts but also to promote a deeper understanding of Chinese culture. We believe that learning martial arts and understanding culture are inseparable and can make you a more open-minded and cultured person.

Flexible travel dates

Our training trips offer you the highest flexibility in planning your stay. You decide when to arrive and how long you want to stay. We can assist you by providing tips on the best travel times and local events. This way, you have the opportunity to combine your training with cultural experiences and visits to famous Chinese landmarks such as the Great Wall, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven in Beijing, Longmen Grottoes in Luoyang, or Terracotta Army in Xi’an, and make the most of your stay in China.

We understand that every student has different needs and schedules, and that a training trip to China is an individual experience. Of course, we also understand that plans can change. For example, if you want to spontaneously extend or shorten your stay, that’s no problem. We are here to ensure that you receive the best possible training and have an unforgettable time in our martial arts school.

Please note that if you plan to stay in China for an extended period, you should consider the applicable visa regulations. We recommend that you inform yourself in advance about the entry requirements and, if necessary, apply for the appropriate visa. You can find more information on this here.

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