Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to the Maling Shaolin Kung Fu Academy FAQ page! Here, we’ve compiled answers to the most commonly asked questions to help you learn more about our programs, training methods, accommodations, and what to expect during your stay. Whether you’re a prospective student or a returning practitioner, we aim to provide all the information you need for a seamless and enriching experience. If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to Contact Us!

What programs does the Academy offer?

We offer a variety of training programs, including short-term and long-term Kung Fu training, retreats, bootcamps, summer camps, and specialized courses in Shaolin, Sanda, Qigong, Tai Chi, and weapons training.

Who can attend the Academy?

Our programs are open to students of all ages and skill levels, from beginners to advanced practitioners. We welcome anyone with a passion for learning Chinese martial arts and Shaolin Kung Fu.

How do I register for a program?

You can register for our programs via our "Enrollment" page and filling out the registration form, or you can contact us directly via email or phone for assistance.

Is there any age limit to attend the Academy?

There is no strict age limit; we have programs suitable for children, teenagers, and adults. However, we do require a parent or guardian for under-age students.

What if I have no prior martial arts experience?

No prior experience is required to attend our academy. Our programs are designed to accommodate all skill levels, and our masters will work with you to develop your skills from the ground up.

What is a typical day like at the Academy?

A typical day includes multiple training sessions, focusing on various aspects of Kung Fu, as well as meditation and Qi Gong. There is also time allocated for rest, meals, and personal practice or exploration. Check our class schedule on page of "Training".

Are there cultural activities included in the training?

Yes, we incorporate cultural activities into our programs, such as Chinese language lessons, calligraphy, Wushu theory, traditional art&culture and local excursions to enhance your overall experience.

What is the accommodation like at the Academy?

We provide comfortable and clean accommodation on-site, with options for shared and private rooms. Our facilities include dining areas, training halls, and recreational spaces. See pictures of our accommodation on page of "Grounds&Facilities".

Are meals provided? What if I'm a vegetarian?

Yes, we provide nutritious and balanced meals to all our students. We can accommodate dietary restrictions and preferences if informed in advance. More information on page of "Chinese Food & Culture".

Is there internet access at the Academy?

Yes, we offer FREE wifi internet access in our accommodation building, so you can stay connected with your family and friends during your stay.

What is the weather like there?

The Summer is generally warm to hot. Spring and Autumn are mild and very comfortable. The winter is dry and about -8 to 12 degrees Celsius.

What kind of clothes should I bring?

In summer, make sure to bring light, loose, comfortable fitting clothes. For winter, bring heavier clothing that will keep you warm but will also permit movement. Find the detailed packing lists on our "Climate" page.

How do I get to the Academy?

The nearest airport is Xuzhou Airport [XUZ]. There are two bullet train station nearby, Xuzhou East and Xinyi South. We offer transportation from the airport and train station to the academy. Please provide us with your travel details prior to your arrival, and we will arrange for a pick-up. Go to our "Transportation" page for more information.

What support is available for international students?

We provide comprehensive support for international students, including visa assistance, pick-up, and orientation to help you settle in and make the most of your time at the academy.

Can I extend my stay at the Academy?

Yes, you can extend your stay or enroll in additional programs. Please speak with Lisa during your stay to discuss the options and make arrangements.

If you have any other questions, feel free to reach out to us on our Contact Us page. We’re here to help and ensure you have a rewarding experience at the Maling Shaolin Kung Fu Academy! Enroll Now !