Shaolin Temple Tagou Martial Arts School

Shaolin Tagou Martial Arts School is the most famous and the biggest kung fu school in China. It’s an institute approved by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China to enroll foreign students to learn the most genuine and traditional Shaolin Martial Arts and Chinese Kung Fu. We teach students from around the world in all different styles of Chinese Martial Arts, whether you are a beginner or an experienced martial artist, whether you want to stay for a month or a year.


Shaolin Tagou Martial Arts School is located inside of the original Shaolin Temple scenic area, at the footer of Mount Song (one of the most sacred mountains in China), Dengfeng City 452470, Henan Province, China.

Weather in Shaolin Temple

Shaolin Temple situated in a transit belt from the north subtropical region, it has a continental monsoon climate, a mild and humid climate with distinct four seasons. The annual average temperature is about 14.2ºC around. The summer is generally warm to hot with 19-30 degrees, Spring and fall are mild and very comfortable, the winter is dry and about -1 to 9 degrees Celsius.


Students rooms:

All of our foreign students live in the Shaolin Wushu International Training Center with the shared double room. All the rooms are hotel-style and renovated according to the three-star hotel standard in 2015. Every room is equipped with internet access (or WIFI), air-conditioner, the independent bathroom, 12 hours hot water (from 8 pm to 8 am), double beds, wardrobes and other supporting facilities, we can guarantee a good life summer and winter. If you want a private single room you need to pay an additional cost of 200 USD per month.

Washing facilities:

The academy have a dry cleaning store (charges by the number ), or you should wash clothes in your room for free.

Food & Water


Our full room and board service includes three warm meals a day (eat with our Chinese students). This goes throughout seven days a week and included in your tuition fee. The dishes vary every day and there are 3-4 different dishes a day which consists of rice or noodles and a a selection of vegetables, meat and/or eggs. Also you can choose to orded dishes in our internation restaurant (pay extrd fees). Of course you can feel free to skip a meal; many students enjoy eating out during the weekends.

Allergies, Vegetarians and other dietary requirements will be considered as well just inform the academy before you arrive.

It is possible to buy snacks, fruit, eggs or fried meat/jerky in the academy’s supermarket or in the Dengfeng city, but remember that some food categories can be hard to find here, since the eating habits are different e.g. dairy products are expensive and hard to come by and most likely not in the quality you are used to from home.


It is not recommended to drink the water from the tap in China. The academy provides electric kettle for every room, also you can buy big bottles of drinkable water from the academy’s supermarket (about $2/5L.)