Specialty Programs

Our Specialty Programs are developed for those looking to achieve specific goals through their Kung Fu training. Whether they be health, self-defense, career or personal goals, these programs enhance mastery and understanding of Kung Fu for students of any experience level. 

Certification Programs

Our Shaolin Warrior Certification Programs are the only curriculum approved by  the International Shaolin Wushu Federation and taught in an active Shaolin Temple. These one of a kind programs are the first step in your journey to a fulfilling career as a Kung Fu instructor. Whether you want to teach the fundamentals or at a master level, the SWTC Certification Programs can show you the way.

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Kung Fu Performance

Shi Yanning, one of the most sought after Kung Fu performance teachers in China, is now available for performance training camps right here at the Shaolin Temple Yunnan.. Book your team for an unforgettable experience learning an unsurpassed level of choreography while immersed in the tradition of Kung Fu and Chinese culture. 

Contact us to learn more about booking your group.




Becoming a Disciple of Shifu Shi Yan Jun is a sacred position. As a Disciple, you enter into a very close family and become part of the lineage of your Master to carry on his morals, traditions, and training.

A Discipleship will be considered after 3 years of training with Shifu. The decision is based on character, the relationship with your Shifu and your training.

Disciples are chosen on a case by case basis via application. Contact us below to learn more about the requirements and application process.

Our 10 day retreats give you the opportunity to immerse yourself into Monk life at the Shaolin Temple while keeping the vacation vibe alive. Each of our retreats focus on bringing you new skills and experiences that enhance your mind, body and spirit.  

All our retreats are hosted at the Shaolin Temple Yunnan.

All meals, accommodations, uniforms and activities are included.

10 Day Retreats

Health & Longevity

For: All Ages, All experience levels

Our 10-day Health and Longevity Retreat combines the best of both worlds: Kung Fu and Traditional Chinese Medicine all within the walls of the Shaolin Temple Yunnan. 

Immerse yourself in the monk lifestyle while being surrounded in the pulse of the beautiful city of Yunnan.

You'll Learn

  • Stances
  • Flexibility
  • Standing Meditation
  • Qi Gong
  • Tai Chi
  • Mei Hua Chuan
  • TCM Nutrition
  • TCM Organ Health
  • Moxibustion
  • Qi Meridians (Acupressure points for health)
  • Foot Baths for Detoxifications
  • Chinese Medicine for Health
  • Shaolin Medicine Patches


  • Visit the Stone Forest, a Unesco World Heritage site. 
  • Take time to visit and shop in the surrounding city of Yunnan.

Women’s Defense Retreat

Harness Kung Fu for Confidence, Stregth, Resilience and Safety at our 10 day Women’s Defense Program. 

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You'll Learn

  • Kung Fu stances
  • Kung Fu Fists
  • Flexibility
  • Mei Hua Chuan
  • Power Stretching
  • Standing Meditation & Qi Gong for cultivating strength
  • Wing Chun (Traditional Wushu created by a woman)
  • Sanda (Chinese boxing)
  • Hard Qi Gong (to condition your body for fighting)
  • Strength Training
  • Kung Fu Theory
  • Mediation for focus
  • Qin Na (Self Defense)

    • Joint locks
    • How to use pressure points for defense
    • Get out of holds
    • Retreat from knives, guns
  • Everyday Weapons training
    • Stick
    • Broom
    • Umbrella


  • Visit the Stone Forest, a Unesco World Heritage site. 
  • Take time to visit and shop in the surrounding city of Yunnan.

Powerfully Fit

Our Powerfully Fit Program combines Kung Fu, Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine to give you the foundations for strength, health and confidence in your life. 

This program is ideal for weight-loss, maintaining healthy body weight, building overall strength and balancing physical activity with nutrition.

Learn More & Book. New Dates Available!

You'll Learn

  • Kung Fu 
  • Stances
  • Flexibility
  • Standing Meditation
  • Soft Qi Gong
  • Power Stretching
  • Hard Qi Gong
  • Tai Qi
  • Mei Hua Quan
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Nutrition
  • Yin & Yang Lifestyle
  • Yin & Yang Nutrition
  • Internal Organ Health
  • Moxibustion
  • Qi Meridians (Acupressure points for health)
  • Chinese Tea for Health


  • Visit the Stone Forest, a Unesco World Heritage site. 
  • Take time to visit and shop in the surrounding city of Yunnan.

Contact Us

Contact us below to receive more information about Kung Fu Performance Training, fees and instructor availability.

Discipleship Application - Phase 1

To begin the process of application for discipleship, please provide the following information.

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Women’s Defense 10 Day Retreat begins.

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