Shaolin Temple Experiences – Introduction
CK Martial Hearts prides itself on being able to cooperate with the genuine Shaolin Temple to provide these unique Shaolin Temple Experiences, and give people the opportunity to experience life and learn kung fu inside the actual temple walls.
By joining one of CK Martial Hearts’ programs, you will not only have the opportunity to learn kung fu, but to also experience aspects of Chinese life that even few Chinese people know about.
On our scheduled Shaolin Temple Experiences, you will start by traveling from Beijing to Shaolin by overnight train, staying at a hostel in Wangzhigou, a small village near the temple, and walking to the temple every day to study. Your guide will also lead warm ups, additional exercises and further study, both before and after your training with the temple’s warrior monks.
For people who are already in Zhengzhou, or wish to travel there directly, arrangements can be made to meet you and bring you to the Shaolin Temple.
And with our Shaolin Temple Walking Tours, led by native-English speaking guides, visitors have the opportunity to see the Shaolin Temple and learn its history and culture, in just a few hours.
Applications for places on one of our programs can be made at any time. However, please note that due to the intensely demanding spiritual, emotional and physical requirements of this program, together with the limited number of places available each year, CKMH reserves the right to vet each applicant to assess their suitability for our programs. CKMH will review each application and may require further information before confirming whether your application to join this program has been successful. Also, applications made less than 1 month in advance are subject to availability, with 100% payment required upon acceptance.
Click a photo below for more information on what we offer at the Shaolin Temple in 2017.
All of the Experiences we offer have the same aim; to give people access to traditional life, culture and kung fu at the Shaolin Temple, no matter what your background is, reason for being interested or how much time you have to spare. The Shaolin Temple has so much to offer, and we hope to be able share that with everyone!
CK Martial Hearts has scheduled study programs at the Shaolin Temple twice a year, once in May and once in September. If you wish to bring a group of 6 or more people at a different time of the year, please contact us to discuss the details.
1-Week Shaolin Kung Fu Training
Our 1-week programs are the most popular Shaolin Temple Experiences we offer. Training 7 hours every day for a week, participants will learn the traditional Tongbiquan form from Shaolin warrior monks inside the temple, whilst also learning taichi and training strength, speed, stamina, impact conditioning and applications with their guide.
For those looking to really push themselves, a 2-week Shaolin Temple Experience is the perfect choice. Participants learn taichi and qigong, experience the rigors of Shaolin endurance and flexibility training, and train advanced levels of the Tongbiquan form, while also having the chance to learn the Shaolin Yinshougun stick form as well.
There is so much history, culture and little noticed details to the Shaolin Temple, that to simply walk around it without someone to guide you is almost a waste. Fortunately, CK Martial Hearts is very honored to be able to show you the deeper side of the temple, and ensure your visit here is something you’ll never forget!
Does your team or office need motivating? Is your family looking for a once-in-a-lifetime experience? Does your martial arts club want a Shaolin kung fu study program tailored exactly to their needs? Then consider bringing them to the Shaolin Temple for a fully customizable Custom Program, and unlock your group’s potential together!
We are constantly adding new programs and content. If you don’t see something here that fits your requirements, check back regularly. We’ll be sure to add something that meets your requirements soon.
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