CHINA SHAOLIN TEMPLE
Welcome to train with us in the Original Shaolin Temple China, with the authentic Shaolin Monks. We offer training is several traditional Kung Fu styles: Shaolin Kung Fu, Sanda (Shaolin Boxing), Taiji Quan, Qigong, Meihua Quan, Chan Meditation, Qin Na, Wing Chun and Ba Gua.
The location in the Shaolin Temple National Park is located in the Kung Fu village, just 6 minutes’ walk from the Temple itself. We offer 2 different types of accommodation:
- Hostel with shared rooms and shared washing facilities (max occupancy 4 students per room).
- Hotel with 3 double rooms and 6 twin rooms. The hotel accommodation can be booked if you wish to live by yourself. Each hotel room has en-suite bathroom with 24h hot water, kettle, AC and Wi-Fi. The AC has an additional fee of 20 RMB/day.
No matter the type of accommodation, you will have free of charge the following: bedding, linen and towel. For summer you will receive fan and summer blanket. For winter from November until March, the Shaolin location is closed due to extreme weather conditions which affect the training. The use of washing machines on site is free of charge.
Note: Please make sure you book long in advance your accommodation. Our hotel rooms are limited and they book very fast. We do not provide: toiletries, washing powder and extra towels.
The school chefs can cater for your needs: vegetarians, vegans, Muslim and meat eaters. If you have specific requirements such intolerance and specific allergies, please get in contact with us to see if is possible to cater for your specific needs.
The food provided follows the principles of Yin and Yang from the Chinese Traditional Medicine. We do not cook using chemicals, enhancers, MSG (mono-sodium glutamate) or soy sauce. If you wish to use soy sauce we can provide separately. We cook using vegetable oil not with pig fat as used in China. Nutrition is very important because gives you the energy and nutrients for good training.
TRAINING AND UNIFORM
Students train in the National Park of the Shaolin Temple, in the middle of nature. Most of our classes are kept in the nature while some will be on the school grounds (when the training equipment must be used: Sanda bags, Mats, Wing Chun Wooden Dummy).
When is raining the training is done inside the school building. The school has a wide range of weapons and training equipment which can be used in your free time as well. We encourage you to train in your free time or during the weekends.
Note: When you train in Shaolin Temple the uniform is compulsory. You are obliged to follow the school rules and regulations. The training uniform is composed of: Shaolin grey uniform, grey T-shirt and black trousers. The uniform costs 200 RMB. In the village you can buy the training shoes for an additional 20 to 25 RMB (depending on your foot size).