•   The retreat is located – not by chance – in an harmonious place that fills you with its peaceful glow and even a sea dependent, who grew up by the coast and can’t spend one week without longing for the sounds and smell of the...More

    thumb Natália C
    3/03/2018

      Master Iain and his instructors cater for all types of students at differing levels and grades of either internal or external kung fu. I am mid forties and fairly fit yet the retreat in Pai made me feel healthier and rejuvenated in such a small...More

    thumb cmansffield
    2/15/2018

      I have just finished a month training at the retreat. As a fairly unhealthy 41 year old, it wasnt easy but very rewarding. I undertook over 140 hrs of Chi Kung, Tiger Crane Combination art, Chinese philosophy, strategy, weapons, defense, Chinese boxing, Sum Chien form...More

    thumb A TripAdvisor Member
    2/11/2018

      While they suggest staying for a week or more my boyfriend and I were only able to stay for 2 days. They welcomed us in even for this short stay and made us feel just as important as students who were there for months. The...More

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    2/09/2018

      A most satisfied student here....after learning 'Chi Gong' in UK by authentic Chinese masters I practiced this arts teachings for many years, benefiting in all it has to offer to prepare for Kungfu. What I quickly realised in Nam Yang is that I was doing...More

    thumb Serksta
    2/01/2018

      I well i absolutely loved the time i spent there great people awesome instructors very high quality training, had my doubts before i arrived but once i got there is was really great, and not just phisically couse i was really depressed last year since...More

    thumb drjarlaxle00
    1/30/2018

      I spent 4 Weeks in Nam Yang. in this 4 Weeks i learned much more than i expected! I learned the first Form of the Sword, did a lot of conditioning and fitness Training, learned some more Self defence and most important: about the ideas...More

    thumb Paul-Henry S
    1/21/2018

      I booked a 4 week stay and ended up extending it. Because almost everyone does. It's that good. At the end of my stay the effects of the training and lifestyle where undeniable. I'd suggest to anyone that coming for at least two weeks is...More

    thumb Mos J
    1/21/2018

      I stayed at Nam Yang for one week. Initially went to Pai to train Muay Thai but was recovering from a muscle injury. I saw a poster for the kung Fu Retreat and decided it was a better option. Best decision I made my whole...More

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    12/18/2017

      I just want to explain very fast my case because I think it could help someone. Five years ago I had a hard motorbike accident, I was really lucky because I didnt break my neck and apparently from outside it wasnt so big, but inside...More

    thumb Carlos d
    12/15/2017
  •   I spent in total 4 weeks at the Kungfuretreat and can really recommend it! Master Ian is offering a complete and in my view a holistic training for body and mind. Besides the physical and fighting/weapon part I mostly liked the internal Kungfu part! It...More

    thumb Michael B
    4/04/2018

      Today I concluded my 6 weeks of Shaolin warrior training at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat in Pai, Thailand. As I approached my 70th Birthday....coming up April 23.....I was searching for that special activity to mark this personal milestone in my life that would challenge...More

    thumb Gregory K
    4/12/2018

      Very grateful to have been there and to be able to see so much. Nam Yang Kung fu Camp is a great place to learn and improve Kung Fu and all of its aspects. Thanks to all the teachers to show and share so much...More

    thumb freddybinger
    5/02/2018

      I was in Pai and wanted a new challenge. I had never done Kung Fu. When I saw the great reviews, I decided to give it a go and signed up for two weeks. All the instructors and students were all so friendly and helpful,...More

    thumb dagartga
    5/16/2018

      I was there for a week and had a great experience. The instructers are all dedicated in what they do. A training day starts at 0600 and finally after a whole day you are ready for diner at 1800.It looks like a long day but...More

    thumb Paul R
    6/20/2018

      The accommodation is basic but clean and the surroundings are amazing at 06-00 each morning as you start your day. 12 hour days but with some breaks , hard training but worth the effort ,you will feel your body change,good food and also catered for...More

    thumb Flyer1949
    7/23/2018

      I came to Nam Yang straight from the US because I wanted to adapt to the culture and country before I began my teaching career in Thailand. I wanted to learn valuable physical defense skills along with learning movement based routines for ym morning practice....More

    thumb Jenifer J
    9/06/2018

      I have just finished a month training at the retreat. As a fairly unhealthy 41 year old, it wasnt easy but very rewarding. I undertook over 140 hrs of Chi Kung, Tiger Crane Combination art, Chinese philosophy, strategy, weapons, defense, Chinese boxing, Sum Chien form...More

    thumb Inspire754705
    2/11/2018

      I found out about Nam Yang rather spontaneously as I was looking for something that would benefit my health. What I found was beyond what I had looked for, great open people from all different nations that wanted to grow whether it be physically or...More

    thumb AndreasE957
    9/24/2018

      I have just finished 4 months training with Nam Yang, 1 month of which was on the 200hr intensive instructor training. I am already planning my next visit. Accomodation: I was booked into the shared rooms for my whole stay. The accomodation is basic, no...More

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    10/02/2018
  •   I stay in the school for one week and if I would not have other plane I'll stay definitely more. I went most for the Qi Gong, I practice the Taoist from about one year and I wanted to try the Buddhist way. I loved...More

    thumb muccalla4
    10/30/2018

      This place is a very magical place where you can create and build memorable experiences, friendship bonds, and focus on self development. Master Ian is an amazing person with much wisdom and experience to share and enlighten us. I felt very well taken care of...More

    thumb Tristan N
    11/07/2018

      I want to start off by saying, the reviews that I have come across are quite accurate, this place is unbelievably great. I knew about this mountain training camp since 2015, and I always wanted to come to it . I lost my job, and...More

    thumb pazzywazzy123
    12/23/2016

      Ok we need to really say the true story about this place, what is good and what is bad. Let's start with the good pills: the teachers make really an effort to teach you at their best, they are also nice and friendly people. The...More

    thumb Elawen
    4/23/2016

      I was there for a week and had a great experience. The instructers are all dedicated in what they do. A training day starts at 0600 and finally after a whole day you are ready for diner at 1800.It looks like a long day but...More

    thumb B1144REpaulr
    6/20/2018

      This place is a very magical place where you can create and build memorable experiences, friendship bonds, and focus on self development. Master Ian is an amazing person with much wisdom and experience to share and enlighten us. I felt very well taken care of...More

    thumb 522tristann
    11/07/2018

      Monumental is something that can describe what the Nam Yang Kung Fu retreat has to offer at the very least. The standard of practice and dedication to the discipline set by Master Iain and the lustrous instructors is of the highest caliber. This is truly...More

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    12/06/2018

      I Just came back from a 4 week stay in Nam yang . What an amazing journey !For The first few days I started apprehending my upcoming one month stay !!l The basic accomodation , the hard trainings , the wild atmosphere were about to...More

    thumb maguy h
    12/09/2018

      Life Changing! Personally I knew nothing or very little about Kung fu before my experience at nam nang. Quickly realising that the English definition of of ‘Kung Fu’ meaning ‘Hard work’ could not be more true. It’s not a leisurable experience, as you are testing...More

    thumb Harry L
    12/13/2018

      I have just finished 4 months training with Nam Yang, 1 month of which was on the 200hr intensive instructor training. I am already planning my next visit. Accomodation: I was booked into the shared rooms for my whole stay. The accomodation is basic, no...More

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    10/02/2018