Here you can see our training schedule. The plan can be adjusted to your personal goals, style focus and body condition. Times vary depending on the seasons.
In order to give you a general idea of what you can learn during different lengths of stay, we provide you a rough teaching plan.
- One month: In this time you will learn the Shaolin Basics and rudimentary movements of Shaolin fist, staff and broadsword. One traditional short fist form is what you'll have to master. Furthermore basic Tai Ji moves and a basic Tai Ji form according to individual preference.
- Three months: During three months of studying you will learn some more advanced Shaolin fists and weapons (either a long or a soft weapon), Sanda wrestling techniques, the law of attack and defense, Sanda sparring and some hard Qi Gong.
- Six months: During this time you can learn about four weapon, six fist and three Tai Ji forms as well as all the applications of the forms. You will also be more skilled in Sanda combat and takedown techniques. In hard Qi Gong you are able to break a brick by single hand or your head. Furthermore: Flying needle, Two-Finger Zen.
- One year: You will know all Shaolin Kung Fu customs and ideas. Authentic Shaolin health care Qi Gong, Ba Duan Jin and Yi Jin Jing. High achievements in flexibility, stability and endurance training. You will learn advanced traditional Shaolin forms selected from the famous Shaolin 18 types of weapons and 72 secret skills. In hard Qi Gong you can break an iron bar or steel board or throat withstand a spear.
This plan will be adjusted individually to personal body condition, preference and improvements. For example, if you like one type of weapon in particular you can learn more forms of that weapon during your stay here.
After you've finished a set of movements or a form, masters will teach you all its practical applications in order to make you understand the underlying meaning of it.
Please note: Kung Fu learning is an endless process. You are never too old and it is never too late to learn.
Message of the academy:
An old saying in Chinese martial arts field says: "The master teaches the trade, but the perfection of the apprentice’s skill depends on himself".
Our masters will teach you how to do something and they will do their utmost to help you to progress, but your actual progress all depends on your personal effort. The harder you train, the more you learn, and the better you get.
It is also said: “No pain, no gain”. When you are training here you may sweat every day. Sometimes physical pain or weakness will bother you and you might not want to do anything. But don't worry, our masters will help you to resolve any matters related to training.