Preparation for Kung Fu and Martial Arts Training at our Academy

The following instructions includes how to apply for a visa, how to prepare your body, how to travel here, flight and fast train information, Insurance, Pick Up,What to bring,etc,which are very useful for preparing for your training here in China, not only for beginners, but also for advanced students.

Students are advised to fill out the application form to book a place as instructed on the website at least one month before coming to the Shaolin kung fu academy. Once the application is received, we will make preparations (send the normal invitation letter to you to apply for a visa,if you need original one,we can post for you,and you'll cover the postal fee) for your arrival. 

For Visa: You can apply for a short term X2 type (Left photo)if you are coming from outside China. We will also help you extend the visa in our local foreign office easily after your arrival if you intend to stay longer. This depends on how long you take to study after arrival. We also help students change their visas to Long term study visa X1 type(Right photo example) maximum till Five Years stay in China without needing to leave.


(Right Photo is X1 type ) This is the visa we can issue for long term student,Residence permit for foreigners in China,which is Jw202 form for X 1 type Long term student visa that can make student able to stay in China up to five years.Click here for Chinese Embassy list in the world.See More

*In case you have any queries regarding study visa, it's good to let us know beforehand so we send it in due time. You can also email us directly for more information, and we will send the normal invitation letter and other documents to you. Academy's email :

*Please Note: The Kunyu academy is the only Shaolin martial arts institution authorized to receive any international students for kung fu study in Shandong province. It is issued from the Shandong Province Education Department, Foreign Affairs Office and Public Security Department China. Thus, this academy can issue JW202 forms and assist students obtain long-term study visas X type. For additional help, please email the  school directly for an invitation letter and then you can apply at the closest China embassy.


School certificates authorized by Chinese government as legal martial arts academy in China.

*Public Phone:There are public international phone and Free Fast Wifi internet (and Skype )in our school for students to contact their family or friends.

*Preparation: Students often ask about the kind of preparation they should make before coming to the academy. At our Chinese kung fu school at Kunyu Mountain, we place a high priority on physical preparations before arrival. This is done by practicing healthy eating, long distance running, swimming, sprinting, ping-pong, sit-ups, cycling, and other forms of exercise before your arrival. All forms of stamina training are good as they help students more easily learn the martial arts. All sports that help your body build muscle and get stronger are recommended, as are sports that help increase your aerobic ability.

*Insurance: It is recommended that all students purchase an insurance policy. This is important as it covers all the expenses incurred in case you get sick or involved in any injury. Ensure that you check all the details and get the insurance in your country.

*Language :As long as you can speak a little English, there won’t be any language problems. There are five full time English translators in the academy who are very kind and friendly; they will help you communicate with masters during your stay here. The masters can teach in English with the help of the translators.

* Items to bring with you: We offer tableware and bedding, etc. We suggest you bring sport clothes, loose trousers, and anything you will use during your daily routine at home. In class, there will be translators and masters who speak simple English. The translator will be useful if you want to go out and purchase something extra in your spare time.

* School Uniform:During the training and attending the competition,all the students would wear the school uniform together.A suit of Winter School Uniform designed with school kungfu photo with Chinese traditional style is required to purchase on arrival in cash,that is suitable to wear in autumn and winter and spring,it is 48 USD. A suit of Summer School Uniform is 33 USD.


*Traveling to our Shaolin kung fu training center in Kunyu mountain:WE ONLY pick up from Monday to Thursday INSTEAD OF weekend.Yantai Penglai airport is very far for us to pick you up, so we suggest  that you take the fast train to come here; otherwise you will have to pay extra 50 USD for pick up from the airport.

Click for the instrctions on how to take air or fast train in Beijing  to Yantai and information about the physical health report we need.How to travel to kunyu academy


Safety School Car

*For posting package Notice:For posting, everyone needs to see this first before you have something sent to you. Chinese Customs has strict rules,Click here for posting notice  in details .(For daily supplies, we suggest you buy here in China instead of posting.How to post to kungfu academy

* Payment:The student can pay in cash or west union or Paypal or bank transfer in USD or Euro or Pounds after arrival for the kung fu course .

 * Deposit for room key: After the translator has picked you up and you have arrived at the academy, the key of your dormitory will be given to you. You will have a bed, sheets, the bedding, desk, wardrobe, washbasin, and a thermos bottle for free. However, we will charge you a 15 dollars deposit for it that will be refunded when leaving academy.

*All the bedding are recycled after being cleaned,but If you required the total new bedding set including bed linen,sheet,pillow and quilt,you can pay extra 95 USD around.

Pick up sign

Pick Up Sign at Yantai airport or Yantai fast train station.

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



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