Chan 禅
The profound cultural connotation expressed in Shaolin Kung Fu is fundamentally endowed by the wisdom of Chan Buddhism (Zen). Shaolin Gongfu is in the first place, the expression of a deeper spiritual goal and secondarily in the pursuit for superhuman strength. The desire for transcendental strength and wisdom are at the core of Shaolin Chan Buddhism.This is the reason behind Shaolin Kungfu appearing as a miraculous martial art and it’s difference to other martial arts.
Wu 武
Wu is a kind of inherited technology in ancient military war. Practising Wushu can strengthen one’s health and defend against the enemy’s attack. It is the guidance and guarantee of human material civilization for martial practitioners to take “stop invasion” as the technical guidance and lead them to enter the traditional way of Enlightenment (Wuhua) to understand the objective laws of man, nature and society.
Wu 悟
Wu is the embodiment of wisdom, Savvy is roughly equivalent to the wisdom of Buddhism. It’s the part revealed in the wisdom of nature. It can touch by analogy, smell one and know one hundred, and quickly understand the truth of an abstract thing. Practicing martial arts also needs to be Savvy.
Quan 拳
Shaolin Quan is the short form for ‘Shaolin Temple Boxing Techniques’. As a means of spiritual discipline, it has been integrated into hundreds of schools, Chan Buddhist influence guiding the wisdom behind it. ‘Shaolin Boxing’ includes not only the ‘Shaolin’ boxing styles such as ‘Tiger Boxing’, ‘Controlling-evil Boxing’ and ‘Liuhe Boxing’ , etc.

Shaolin Temple

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Shaolin Temple, in the region of Songshan Mountain, Dengfeng City, Henan Province, is reputed to be ‘the Number One Temple under Heaven’. Shaolin Temple history can date back to Northern Wei Dynasty (386 – 534), and it played an important role on the development of the Buddhism in China. Included on UNESCO’s World Cultural & Natural Heritage List in 2010, it is the cradle of the Chinese Zen Buddhism and the Shaolin Martial Arts such as Shaolin Cudgel. 

Shaolin kung fu is a symbol of Chinese martial arts. Shaolin Kung Fu is among the oldest institutionalized styles of Chinese martial arts. It has a long history and profound influence,  The most prominent feature of Shaolin Kungfu is “chan wu he yi”, namely the chan wu he yi, practicing meditation, so there are “Zen martial arts”.

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Zen Shaolin boxing alike due to the known world. “Fist to temple name, temple to boxing display.” After generation of monks long practical experience and historical evolution of the formation of the unique martial arts system, which in plain hardness and softness, moves varied combat style spread so far.

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Can anyone go to shaolin temple to train?

Everyone is welcome to join shaolin temple training, Teaching Kung Fu to foreigners students from all over the world. both men and women are equally welcome to come and study there, there are no special requirements to be accepted as a student. the Shaolin Temple does offer training programs for individuals who are interested in learning kung fu.

Training at the Shaolin Temple itself can be a transformative experience, as you’ll have the opportunity to train alongside dedicated practitioners and learn from experienced masters who have inherited the ancient knowledge and techniques. It’s important to note that the training can be physically demanding and requires dedication and discipline, but the rewards and personal growth that come from studying Kung Fu in its place of origin are truly remarkable.

Shaolin Temple Kung Fu School China. As a certified Shaolin Kung Fu training school in China that is fully authorized by the Shaolin Temple, which is a best kung fu school in China for foreigners to explore martial arts. All traditional Shaolin Kung Fu styles can be learnt as much as you can, including traditional Shaolin Kung fu, shaolin philosophy, Chinese kickboxing, Chi Na, Tai Chi, healing Chi Kung, Ba Duan Jin, Yi Jin Jing, Wu Qin Xi and Shaolin  Retreats, etc. The Masters of the school are Shaolin warrior monks trained from an early age inside the original Shaolin Temple. They have rich experience teaching Kung Fu to international students. Our full time kung fu training allows you to learn at a fast pace. You really can learn a lot in a short amount of time here!

Traditional Shaolin Masters Shifu

Shaolin Temple Kung Fu School is under the auspices of the Songshan Shaolin Temple Abbot, the Venerable shaolin temple shiyongxin shaolin temple yanxiu master shaolin temple yanhao master

Where can I learn Shaolin kung fu in China?

Learn Kung Fu in China at Shaolin Temple , Shaolin Monks Training Center ,The Shaolin Temple is considered the birthplace of Shaolin Kung Fu and offers training programs for both domestic and international students.

By learning kung fu, you will feel your strength, flexibility, and coordination increase rapidly. In addition, you learn to defend yourself, which can be very empowering. It is important that you also train your mind. The masters will help you become more aware of your body and clear your head.

For people who want to learn real kung fu, a strong will and perseverance are the prerequisites for learning. And then one should follow a master or join a training school to learn systematically. The basic skills of legs, waist, shoulders and standing must be practiced daily. With a solid foundation of basic skills, one can choose from the different sects to learn specific routines of boxing, kicking, and weapon skills to improve combat prowess.

How to Learn Kung Fu?

First of all, learning kung fu requires persistent effort and dedication. As the masters say, “An inch of time is worth an inch of gold, and an inch of gold cannot buy you an inch of time.” Time is fair for everyone, but how to utilize it depends entirely on personal choice. To be a good learner, we must have clear goals and make good plans. Through persistent efforts, we can gradually surpass ourselves and reach a higher level.

Secondly, learning kung fu requires constantly going beyond the comfort zone. On the path of learning, we often encounter various difficulties and challenges. However, it is these difficulties that temper our willpower and perseverance. Only by daring to face challenges can we constantly push our limits and further improve ourselves. For example, learning a new language or mastering a new skill requires us to constantly step out of our comfort zone and bravely face new challenges.

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