Program Details

Martial arts training takes place five days a week from 8:00AM to 10:30AM. You have the option to learn either modern martial arts (wushu), Chinese Kickboxing (sanda), or Tai Chi. If you would like to learn more than one of these styles then feel free to
Location:
Beijing, China
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Rolling Starts, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Semester, Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:
Learn Kung Fu (Shaolin, modern wushu, weapons) with masters, study Chinese language in Beijing or take a crash course in doing business in China. Bridges to China offers people around the globe the chance to experience and enjoy China. Learn martial arts, Chinese language and Chinese culture in China. But there's more to China than just studying, and we're here to show you how to make the most out of your trip - how to have a great time whilst learning the most you can!

Martial arts training takes place five days a week from 8:00AM to 10:30AM. You have the option to learn either modern martial arts (wushu), Chinese Kickboxing (sanda), or Tai Chi. If you would like to learn more than one of these styles then feel free to alternate your classes, studying a month of kickboxing and a month of Tai Chi for example. Chinese classes take place Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2:00PM to 5:00PM. Tuesday and Thursday afternoons are free to make new friends, explore the city, and actually put that Chinese into everyday use. Take your language skills to the next level with some of Beijing's best teachers and put them to practice with our language exchange partner program. Our language exchange program introduces you to a new Chinese friend, a great way to start making a group of friends in a new country. Exchange partners will speak a decent amount of English and can act as guides around Beijing, as well as introduce you to the real Chinese lifestyle. Many students find that having a language exchange partner is as valuable as the Chinese lessons themselves when put together, as it gives them the chance to put what they have learned into use. Most importantly, you'll have a great time and make a new friend!

Setting Description:
The Haidian university district, where most of our programs take place, is the student heart of Beijing, combining a studious atmosphere with a young and fun lifestyle. Study centres and bookshops are found in the area, as are great restaurants, bars, karaoke clubs and nightclubs. Haidian is the place to be if you're young! When not in class, check out any number of the great activities our team puts on, from ski and snowboard trips in the winter to martial arts games in the parks and foam parties in the summer!

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