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In short, yes. If you plan to train for no more than a month, a tourist visa is sufficient. If you are going to stay longer than 30 days, it is convenient to apply for study visa, an invitation for which we will send after paying the deposit.
Paying the registration fee helps us cover some of the costs associated with organizing and supporting our school. This includes expenses for administrative services, website maintenance, and other necessary expenditures. Your support through registration allows us to continue providing high-quality education and creating comfortable conditions for our students. Unfortunately, this is also due to the increased cases of fraud and obtaining a visa for own purposes.
The registration fee is non-refundable. Registration allows us to plan and organize classes, provide necessary equipment, and create a suitable atmosphere for learning. Therefore, the registration fee is non-refundable.
The registration fee is not included in the cost of the course. The registration fee and the cost of education are considered separately. Paying the registration fee allows you to become an official student of our school and gain access to our educational programs and training.
Sure. The more you can, and the better your physical form, the faster the progress will be. On the first day, Master Shi Yanchen will meet you in person to know you closer and listen. Learns your skills, experience and limitations, offers an individual training plan and further improvement.
We have free Wi-Fi in the house. This is not a secret organization, communication with the world is not prohibited. You stay in touch with friends and family, and you will be aware of the world news. It is worth remembering that Google does not work in China, Facebook and a number of other services are banned. We will tell you in detail about the restrictions before the trip.
kung fu training is generally in Chinese In addition, Master Shi Yanchen speaks a little English. From time to time the school has mature students, including those who speak English. We will definitely help you adapt in the first stage, you will understand everything as if you are in the kung fu section in your hometown. As the master says: “Ask fewer repeat more.”
Shaolin combines the practices of martial arts and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The practice of TCM with the body is actively cultivated in our school as a preventive measure, but we do not have a TCM department for foreigners. In case you wish to have a session or wellness program with Chinese medicine, we can arrange for you to visit a Chinese doctor in Dengfeng and his Songshan Zen, Health & Dao Medical Center clinic.
As of March 2023, all pandemic restrictions ended. You can apply for a visa and arrive.
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