You can join anytime but preferred start dates are the first weekend of each month.
There are some things you can choose to do in life that are too cool to pass up. Learning Kung Fu in China with grandmasters and becoming a Kung Fu legend in the home of this ancient martial art has to be number one. This is an incredible opportunity to stay and live in an ancient Chinese temple, whilst training and developing your physical prowess and Kung Fu skills. A variety of different forms are available including weapons training as well.
This will get you in peak physical fitness, but do not underestimate what is involved with this. It’s hard work and highly rewarding and an incredible unique opportunity.
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Kung Fu Master in China: Trip Highlights
- Study under Chinese Kung Fu Masters and polish your Kung Fu skills!
- Live in a beautiful temple, interacting with Buddhist monks and staying in one of the most beautiful regions in China
- Rapidly and significantly improve your health and fitness
- Learn ancient martial arts skills in amazing China
- Train with other like-minded Westerners making lifelong friends in a completely unique environment
- Enjoy optional evening activities with plenty of cultural experiences to immerse yourself in China
- Learn the local language of Mandarin as you interact with monks and grandmasters
- Become an Xtreme Gap bad Ass Kung Fu master!
Circuit training – this is compulsory and consists of some of the following: Jogging, Sprinting, Bear Crawls, Push-ups, Sit-ups, Chin-ups, Squats, Hand-stands, Bur-pees, Planks, Jumping, Gymnastic Rings etc.
Martial arts training
A run, followed by further martial arts training – a 20 minute break is included
another run followed by martial arts training – a 20 minute break is included
Evening activity, for example, Mandarin lessons, calligraphy, Daoism and playing traditional Chinese instruments.
The programme may change, so do not take this as an exact daily regimen, however you will have plenty of training every day. On average our students train for five hours a day. This is highly physical activity, and you will need a good level of fitness. Attendance is expected, so please respect the requirements of attending this programme.
You stay in accommodation in the temple grounds. Accommodation is simple, but comfortable.The rooms are twin share.
All meals are provided for the duration of your programme, including weekends. It will consist of breakfast, lunch, and dinner, all cooked by a western chef. Meals are made in local styles and with local produce; however, some Western dishes are served occasionally. You will find lots of fresh ingredients including rice, vegetables, and chicken. Please note that the food served is basic and will probably be very different to the Western style ‘Chinese’ food that you will be used to. However, the food will be nutritious and provide a good diet to support the level of training you will be doing. Various different diets can be catered for with prior notice.
A Rough Idea of Price
All of our gap year holidays are completely customised to your needs and prices will therefore vary based on things like the time of year and level of accommodation; but we want to give you as good an idea of how much this itinerary will cost.
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