An Insider’s View To Martial Arts Whilst Holidaying In China

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Hi, guys!
China and Martial arts have gone hand in hand for centuries. With a steep history and origins in this form of fighting, it all begins here. So, if you are a fan of martial arts and are heading to China on a vacation soon, you are going to be in the right place. 

Firstly, it’s good to get clued up on some of the best places to visit whilst you’re there to make the most of your time. If you are a passionate martial art fan and enjoy the classic Bruce Lee movies, this is a great article for you. Booking one of those tailor made China tours and holidays 2019 may be convenient for you.

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If you are going for the first time, you may want to choose a tour company to help you get to grips of the land. There are tour companies that run reasonable private tours and have a range of in-depth knowledge of the best spots to experience martial arts

How To Explore Martial Arts When In China 

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There are plenty of places and chances for you to get involved in this engaging activity and get to know more of its heritage in an authentic way. 

Visiting The Shaolin Temple 

The Shaolin Temple is the place martial arts was born. If you want to get a real feel for the arts this is a great opportunity and place to do so. Whilst you absorb the lifestyles of the monks and soak up the scenery. You’ll have the chance to try out your Tai Chi in parks and famous squares whilst visiting Shanghai or Beijing. 

The temple can be found in the Henan province and you will be able to view live demonstrations of the Shaolin arts. Another great reason is the amount of learning and self-development you will do when learning about the body, self-defense, self-discipline, conditioning and much more. 

The Hubei Province For Tai Chi 

If you are a fan of Tai Chi, you will discover its majestic origins in the Wudang Mountains of Hubei. You’ll learn of its beginnings and the story behind how this art was developed. The mountain is littered with Daoist temples where you’ll gain further insight and walk along beautiful routes amongst the clouds. 

There are also various Kung Fu academies and learning centres along the way where you can get traditional live demonstrations and maybe even a lesson! 

Sichuan In Mount Emei 

If you want to get to know more about Chinese Buddhism and experience the birthplace of Emeiquan and martial artists, you will find it here. Practiced since the 16th century, you will have the full history of the arts in the palm of your hands. 

So now you know a place or two to go for the most traditional martial arts experiences, this will make your journey through China more enjoyable. 


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