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An amazing experience

I well i absolutely loved the time i spent there great people awesome instructors very high quality... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2018
drjarlaxle00
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Even for trained martial arts fans great!

I spent 4 Weeks in Nam Yang. in this 4 Weeks i learned much more than i expected! I learned the... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2018
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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 January 30, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2018
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Iain_Armstrong, Owner at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

Dear Tamas, Sincere thanks for your review. It is very motivational for us to hear that we were able to make a real difference to you, even in such a short time. We do care about each of our students and do our best for...More

Reviewed January 21, 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

Date of experience: July 2017
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Iain_Armstrong, Owner at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2018

Dear Paul - Henry, Very many thanks for your review. We do our very best to cater for all levels of experience. It is obviously more difficult to meet the needs of experienced martial artists who come here from a huge range of different backgrounds...More

Reviewed January 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

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2017
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Iain_Armstrong, Owner at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2017

Dear Michelle, Sincere thanks for your review. It is very satisfying to know that you benefited so greatly from just a week's training. I very much hope that you are able to return for a longer period - you will be very welcome Michelle, Iain.

Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2017
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Iain_Armstrong, Owner at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2017

Dear Carlos, Sincere thanks for your review. This is very interesting since our training has helped you recover after a very serious injury. We realise that it will not cure everything but certainly for shock, muscular injuries etc it does seem to be very effective....More

Reviewed December 13, 2017

I was at Nam Yang about two months ago, for a period of two weeks, and it certainly exceeded any expectations I had. My sister was there a while after myself for a month, and we cannot wait to go back together, hopefully during spring...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Iain_Armstrong, Owner at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2017

Dear Renee, Sincere thanks for your kind words. You clearly put a lot of thought into writing this review and it is an interesting one to read. We think that our approach is about right but it is good to have this opinion confirmed, especially...More

Reviewed November 30, 2017

Whether you stay for a couple of weeks like me or for years, the Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat will give you an unforgettable experience. Learn to balance your life with Chi Kung, Meditation and Kung Fu moves (self-defense, stretches, medication and more). The teachers...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Iain_Armstrong, Owner at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2017

Dear Robin, Sincere thanks for your review. It is great to hear that you appreciated the teachers and the people here. We always do our best to give all of our students the best possible experience and to help them improve as much as possible....More

Reviewed November 28, 2017

I felt attracted to Kun Fu and felt like exploring it but did not know where to go. I was going on holidays to Thailand and someone I crossed that just came back from Thailand happened to be for 2 weeks in Nam Yang and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Iain_Armstrong, Owner at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2017

Dear Beatriz, Sincere thanks for your kind words about us. Knowing that we are able to make so much difference to our students is the greatest motivator to keep on working and giving of our best. I think that you have really summed up well...More

Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

I booked initially for 1 week but extended twice, until I had to return to my country. I never thought i would have such an interesting time. The combination between qi kung, kung fu, strong warm ups, meditations, strechings, weapons, sanda... makes the experience so...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Iain_Armstrong, Owner at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2017

Dear Lara, Sincere thanks for your detailed review. We make a very great effort to pass on the real kung fu lifestyle and base on what you have written it sounds that we are succeeding. Which gives us a great sense of fulfillment. You will...More

Reviewed November 6, 2017

I came to Pai at the end my trip and I wish I had spent my whole vacation at Nam Yang. I was looking for something different from the yoga retreats and I came across Nam Yang on Trip Advisor. It was the best decision...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Iain_Armstrong, Owner at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat Day Courses, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2017

Dear Carolyn, Sincere thanks for your great review. I am very glad to hear that we were able to make such a good impression on you in such short a time. You will be very welcome if you are ever able to return here. In...More

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Danielle C
July 25, 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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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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