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Life Changing! Personally I knew nothing or very little about Kung fu before my experience at... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Harry L
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I Just came back from a 4 week stay in Nam yang . What an amazing journey !For The first few days... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
maguy h
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5 minutes from Pai, we are a Kung Fu training centre with first-class facilities, a peaceful jungle location and great mountain views. Learn Kung Fu, Chi Kung, self-defense and meditation from two-time World Champion Iain Armstrong and his team of...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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116 Moo 5, Tambon Mae Na Toeng, Pai 58130, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Iain_Armstrong, Owner at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Maguy, Sincere thanks for your kind and insightful words. It was great to have you with us - your presence really enhanced the energy here. You have summed up very accurately the spirit of what we do: 'Kung Fu is not only a martial...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Iain_Armstrong, Owner at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Merlin, Sincere thanks for your most flattering review. You have looked at what we do at the most profound level which says a lot about the depth of your thought processes. Indeed our purpose involves 'getting things right' and this really just involves uncluttered...More

Reviewed 7 November 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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IainA158, Owner at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Dear Tristan, Sincere thanks for your kind words. You have summed up a lot of what we are about here without using too many words. :) Indeed we strive to create the right environment and the right teaching program to get the very best from...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Iain_Armstrong, Owner at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Sincere thanks for your kind words. I am very pleased to hear that you experience a real difference in just one week. We work hard to provide maximum benefit to all of our students - it is very rewarding to know that we have succeeded....More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Iain_Armstrong, Owner at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Dear Anthony, Sincere thanks for your detailed and thoughtful review. You are a great student with lots of potential. You learned very fast and I am very happy that you are still practising. I think that your review is very accurate and a good guide...More

Reviewed 24 September 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Iain_Armstrong, Owner at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Dear Andreas, Very many thanks for your positive feedback. I am very glad that we were able to make your experience here so worth while. We do try very hard! :) I do very much hope that you will indeed be able to return soon....More

Reviewed 6 September 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Iain_Armstrong, Owner at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Dear Jenifer, Sincere thanks for your very kind words. I am always glad to hear that we have been able to deliver the Kung Fu experience that we aim for. I think a lot of my team here and I know they dig deep to...More

Reviewed 23 July 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

Date of experience: June 2018
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Iain_Armstrong, Owner at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Sincere thanks for your complimentary review. We do try very hard to deliver the real kung fu experience and it is always good to hear that we have got it right. This is our way of life rather than just a business. We will be...More

Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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Iain_Armstrong, Owner at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Dear Paul, Sincere thanks for your review. I am very glad to hear that you had such a positive experience at our Kung Fu Retreat. I do very much apologise for not being present while you were here - emergency operation on impacted wisdom tooth,...More

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Danielle C
25 July 2018|
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Response from IainA158 | Property representative |
Dear Danielle, Very many thanks for your mail. You will be most welcome at our Kung Fu retreat! Yes, we do have Day Course training sessions. Unifying the mind, body and spirit is at the core of our practice so we... More
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Dear Danielle, Very many thanks for your mail. You will be most welcome at our Kung Fu retreat! Yes, we do have Day Course training sessions. Unifying the mind, body and spirit is at the core of our practice so we... More
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19 July 2018|
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Dear Sammi, Very many thanks for your message. You and your boyfriend will be most welcome at our Kung Fu Retreat! Yes, we do presently have availability for the dates which you have asked for. Unifying the mind, body... More
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