Explore The Shaolin Disciplines
These Qigong, Kung Fu, and Meditation Courses Have Been Refined Over 1,500 Years
Shaolin Kung Fu
Shaolin Kung Fu [少林功夫 - Shàolín Gōngfū] is the ultimate expression of the human body for physical and mental strength.
This course is suitable for anyone who wants to build physical prowess and learn self-defence. Great for adults and children! Your study plan is designed to gradually build up your foundation which includes flexibility, core strength, athleticism stance training, and basic self-defence techniques. You'll start with the foundation taolu form called Five Stance Fist Form [五步拳 - Wǔbùquán]. As you progress you will learn more advanced application techniques as well as taolu hand forms.
Shaolin Qigong [少林气功 - Shàolín Qìgōng] is the practice of energy awareness, cultivation, circulation, and development for a fruitful life.
This course is recommended for adults from 18+ years, and especially suitable for the elderly. The sooner you learn qigong, the greater your energy potential!! Your study plan begins with developing your qigong foundation which includes techniques for breathing, awareness, and relaxing. You'll also lightly work on your flexibility and start with a foundation qigong form called the Eight Brocades [八段錦 - Bāduànjǐn]. In time, you'll learn more qigong forms and understand how each one benefits you.
Shaolin Gentle Kung Fu
Shaolin Gentle Kung Fu [少林柔功夫 - Shàolín Róugōngfū] is the most robust expression of human energy for physical and mental health.
This course is designed for those who want a low-impact workout, or want to learn how to develop and use the core. This is one of the greatest secrets in martial arts! It is similar to Taichi except the forms are shorter and easier to learn, and the movements are more dynamic. Your study plan begins with establishing your foundation for gentle and smooth movements, flexibility training, light stances, and relatively easy to do core workouts. You'll begin with a form called Eight Stance Gentle Fist Form [八步柔拳 - Bābùróuquán] and eventually progress to a super advanced form called Gentle Fist Form [柔拳 - Róuquán].
Shaolin Meditation [少林坐禪 - Shàolín Zuòchán] is the ultimate practice for peace in the heart and stillness of the mind.
The Start subscription for this course is PRACTICALLY FREE (we have a $1 charge to prevent bots). This is our tribute to our Shaolin heritage and an encouragement for people to practice Chan [禅 - Chán]. We encourage everyone to try it! Your study plan begins with learning the 7 Step Sitting Meditation form and practicing in shorter sessions. Your study plan includes learning about common pitfalls, trying different meditation postures, understanding your progress and goals, and developing the fortitude for longer meditation sessions.