Kung Fu and Martial Arts Training Plan and Information

We offer Kung Fu training and instructions to beginners and advanced students with previous martial arts experiencewho want to gain more skills through martial arts training. There are courses of different lengths that range from one week to five years. Our students’ ages range from 6 to 70-years-old because Chinese kung fu is suitable for all ages to learn. The students may choose the length according to their personal schedule and unique passion for Chinese kung fu.


Students training kung fu with master on kunyu mountain.

  a. We welcome students who are health mentally and physically, regardless of your gender, age, religion, country. The training plan is also very flexible according students' different needs. (Note: Please don't worry about pervious kung fu experience because many students are beginners before they arrive. We only need your dedication and a positive attitude. Our Shaolin kung fu school masters train students according to their different kung fu level and physical condition.

  b: Beginners are introduced to learn Shaolin, including the basics of Shaolin, traditional Chi Kung, two short Shaolin chuan forms, one weapon routine, combat skills, and an additional Tai Chi Chuan lessons to start with. Then, after some time training, you can perform intermediate or advanced kung fu, and students have the option to learn Wingchun,BaJi, Xingyi, Bagua or Praying Mantis. They can also learn basics, a routine, one weapon form, and Qi Kung. Then, the students can change their classes after they try a few to decide if the training is what they want to master in the coming days and then take an extensive training on the styles chosen.

  c : At the same time if students with previous martial arts training are quicker to learn and will learn advance ones),if you are as an already established kung fu expert, you can get more advanced martial art training and master the more complex moves in Martial arts, skills in combating ,and internal ones with higher morality. We welcome advanced students wishing to study by challenging the masters.

  d: Please don’t worry about the ages.At the same time if students with previous martial arts training are quicker to learn and will learn advance ones),if you are as an already established kung fu expert, you can get more advanced martial art training and master the more complex moves in Martial arts, skills in combating ,and internal ones with higher morality. We welcome advanced students wishing to study by challenging the masters.please See their reviews.

  e: There is extended training for the martial arts for those who have stayed for more than five years and want to be masters in this art. Masters at the school decide on this extension. They will advise based on your skills, how trusted you have become, your ability  and dedication, and the concentration shown.


  f: Since we opened in 2004, we have had many short term and long-term students study here. They have chosen to learn for one year, two years, or longer. From their time dedicated here, they received a Master certificate and degree to help them open a kung fu school or martial arts club in their local hometown. Click here to see our student open their own kung fu schools in USA. It's also common for short-term students to extend their martial arts education for one year or longer. Click here to see our student open his own kung fu school in USA. It's also common for short-term students to extend their martial arts education for one year or longer.



The following is a rough training plan for Shaolin kungfu:

The other Chinese martial arts training plans, such as wing chun ,Tai chi,Mantis,Bagua,xingyi, etc. are similar to shaolin’s. Our Chinese Shaolin kung fu education includes all kinds of fist, form, application weapon, and combat training. Chigong, Yi jin jing and Ba duan Jin are also included in the education along with Chinese Wing chun, Tai chi, Chi kung and Bagua palm and mantis fist combat. Every student will study kung fu at a different rate depending on their unique level of dedication and talent. 

 Short term training:


During One week to one month term: you will learn Shaolin kung fu history and theory, basic punching and kicking, Chi kung (all include healing Chi kung) and Tai Chi, one or two Shaolin fist form (or one basic weapon such as the staff or sword, depending on skill level), Chinese kick boxing with two-person sparring, basic Mandarin, Taoism, Calligraphy, acupuncture and massage. All students can choose to study hard Chi kung, which involves conditioning areas of your body for combat such as your hands. For one to three month learning, student can break a house brick in two with bare hands by cultivating Chi kung.. 

(During the 2-6 month term,) 
Shaolin kung fu history and theory,about two to six kung fu fist forms, punching and kicking, action application, handling of one to two weapons, Chi kung , Tai Chi, Xing yi, Chinese kick boxing with two-person sparring, basic Mandarin, Taoism, Calligraphy, acupuncture and massage.

Medium term training:

(During the 6-month term,) 
Shaolin kung fu history and theory,about five to six forms of martial arts, handling of two to three weapons, action application, martial arts theory, Chigong , Taichi, Chinese kick boxing, Yi Jin Jing, Ba Duan Jin, punches and kicks, Mandarin, Taoism, Calligraphy, acupuncture and massage.More advanced levels of hard Chi kung can be reached including breaking wooden staffs over your legs and arms without any injury and the breaking of house bricks via knee or elbow.

Long term training:

(During Seven month to One year term
,) you will study philosophy of shaolin martial arts,
 seven to 12 advanced forms of martial arts, handling of three to five weapons , action application, martial arts theory, Chigong, Taichi, Chinese kick boxing, Yi Jin Jing, Ba Duan Jin, punches and kicks, Mandarin, Taoism, Calligraphy, acupuncture and massage.Advanced levels of Chi kung  including  healing illness and injury via Chi and advanced hard Chi kung :breaking an iron bar over head or hammering a nail into wood via palm of your hand. Students who want to focus  on internal martial arts and Chi kung can study Taiji, Xingyi and Bagua palm as well.


During the one to two year term, you will study the philosophy of shaolin martial arts, and more than twenty advanced forms of martial arts, including the animal styles: tiger, leopard, monkey, snake, crane, mantis, eagle, and drunken boxing. Qin na, advanced weapon forms such as double broadsword, monkey staff, double hooks, drunken sword, bull whip, and double chain whip, action application, Chigong, Taichi, Chinese kick boxing, Yi Jin Jing, Ba Duan Jin, punches and kicks, Mandarin, Taoism, Calligraphy, acupuncture, and massage.

 *The kung fu styles listed on our website all have a corresponding class here (Shaolin kung fu, Wingchun, wudang, Baji, Taichi fist, Mantis and Bagua palm, xingyi fist, Chigong, kickboxing and more). You can also choose any class form for optional cultural classes (Mandarin, acupuncture and massage, calligraphy) for free in the evening.

*Except the weekend,we have several holidays for Christmas, New Year and Chinese Lunar New Year. The student can stay in the shaolin kung fu academy while the cook staff work or train if you want ,and there are masters and translators on duty. Students can also travel or go back home with their family. (Students can ask for two weeks holiday to go back home if they wish)

● Students are able to purchase different sort of traditional Chinese martial arts books, monk clothes, and martial equipment with the help of us Students are able to purchase different sort of traditional Chinese martial arts books, monk clothes, and martial equipment with the help of us.

 

*Training traditional Kung Fu in our academy includes many different fist and weapon forms, plus their applications and contact sparring, plus the Chi kung.  The academy teaches other internal styles that include Taiji (Tai Chi) and Wudang, Wing Chun and Baji, Bagua and Xingyi, and the mantis style alongside traditional Shaolin Kung Fu. Each of the styles that have been mentioned above has its own classes, and students are  able to choose and learn more than one style. The study includes all male and female student who are actually 16 years and older. Younger students less than 16 years old are accepted if they are accompanied with their parent or older relatives – particularly a brother or a sister. Ensuring there is good quality teaching, every master is supposed to manage seven students in the winter and less than fifteen students in the summer.  This will ensure high quality martial arts training on a personal level and assure a close family atmosphere in the group.

*There is very good accommodation and the quality of meals.Food nutrition is covered to satisfy the need of each student.Normally,there is one to two students sharing one room.



 Precursor of Shaolin Honorary Abbot, Fang Zhuang
 Precursor of Shaolin Honorary Abbot, Fang Zhuang


Some of the regulations in the academy


There are strict rules in academy to make students to attain more disciplines and focus on training to improve themselves.

1. Learners must respect their masters, translators. You should co-exist in harmony and avoid bad atmosphere within the academy.

2. 
Help fellow learner who have difficulties in the training instead of mocking others.

3. Respect each others’ belief and faith.

4. 
Drugs, tobacco, cigarettes, alcohol and gambling are prohibited. If you are caught with drugs, you will be dismissed right away.

5.Noise should be kept down. No dirty word is allowed to be spoken in the academy.

6.keep yourself and your living quarters clean and tidy.

7.Let your master know your destination and get his permission to leave if you want go outside for night.

8.In order to create a good training atmosphere, students cannot take any female outside to the academy except for his family for visiting.

All students in the academy need to obey the rules of the Shaolin kung fu academy. Highlighting the worth of respect is an important part of the school. We are dedicated to making harmonious learning and living environment for both learners and masters.


  Daily Schedule:

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
5:50
Arise
Arise
Arise
Arise
Arise
6:00—7:00
Chikung
Taichi
Chikung
Taichi
Chikung
Taichi
Chikung Taichi
Chikung Taichi
7:10
Breakfast
Breakfast
Breakfast
Breakfast
Breakfast
8:30—10:00
Morning training
Morning training
Morning training
Morning training
Morning training
10:30—11:30
Morning training
Morning training
Morning training
Acupuncture massage
Morning training
12:00
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
14:30—16:00
Afternoon training
Afternoon training
Afternoon training
Afternoon training
Afternoon training
16:30—17:30
Chikung &Xingyi
Chikung &Xingyi
Chikung &Xingyi
Chikung &Xingyi
Calligraphy&Taoism
18:00
Dinner
Dinner
Dinner
Dinner
Dinner
19:00—19:40
Mandarin
Mandarin
Mandarin
Acupuncture Massage
Buddhism Theory
21:30
Bedtime
Bedtime
Bedtime
Bedtime
Bedtime

                              (The time may a little different depending on the season.)

In formal martial arts early morning training. It starts as early as six o'clock all week long from Monday to Friday. But it’s advisable that you are able to wake up earlier in the morning so that you can get fresh air breathing along the road on the mountain to walk or run.
* During the week from Monday to Friday, it is better to students to go to sleep before ten at night so as they are able to recover energy to study the following day..

*The working hours for the school staff are between six o'clock in morning to 8:00 PM. Therefore, it’s expected for students to respect the hours as the staff working hours are clearly defined. During the weekends, there are masters and translators on duty. Questions about Chinese martial arts can be asked at any time in normal class. There is free time for everyone other than the kitchen staff on weekends.


  School Tuition and fees:


One-time non-refundable 100 USD application Fee to book your place in our academy and pick up at Yantai Train station.(Paid before arrival).


Monthly Tuition Fee - paid after arrival  $370.


Monthly Room and meals - includes meals, lodging, hot showers, washing machine use,training equipments:mats, pads, gloves & body protection. - Paid after arrival: $320.  To study longer, the tuition will be $20 less each month as it goes on.   

 We offer car, driver, and translator as a pick-up service from Yantai city Fast Train station to academy.

A one-time Academy Administration Fee is paid after arrival. For student registering for one month training, the administration fee is $200 and for students learning for two months or longer,it is $350. Administration fees are non-refundable.   

 Students who study for one year or longer will get a discount. Payment for a year is 5690 USD which covers meals, room ,training and administration fee. Total cost, if paid annually (not including the online application fee 100 USD) is: 

 $5690 USD for the first year
 $5290 for the second year
 $4980 for the third year
 $4680 for the fourth year
 $4080 for the fifth year

 * Student can try several days after arrival,and then decide how long to stay.

* Except the fee mentioned above. there is no other extra charges.

 * If you leave the academy early for some reason, you can get a refund.

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*Refunds are not given to students learning for a month or less.


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  • Why kunyu Mountain?
  • Sacred and Peaceful
  • Birthplace of Taoism
  • Running for 14 Years
  • Top kung fu masters.
  • Hundreds of Positive Reviews.
  • Small Group Classes
  • Long-Term Visa Issued
  • Free cultural Mandarin Class
  • Free WiFi available
  • Prize Competitions
  • Many Kung Fu Styles
  • Best Air quality in China
  • Spring drinking water
  • Issue Master certificate



*Here is the specific address to the academy in English:

China Kunyu Mountain Shaolin Martial Arts Academy
Kunyu mountain Natural Conservation District, Yantai City,

Shandong Province, China. Postal Code: 264100

*School address in Chinese:

昆嵛山少林武术学院

中国山东省烟台市昆嵛山自然保护区,邮编:264100

Tel : 0086-535-4693197

      0086-535-4693144

Fax: 0086-535-4693598

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Email: academy@chinashaolins.com

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