Affordable Gap Years

A Martial Arts Gap Year

Students often take a gap year because they feel burnt out, or want to take stock of where they are in relation to where they want to go. You'll want to travel see the world and immerse yourself in a different culture. From a gap year you'll want something meaningful, adventurous as well as something that provides you with new skills, learning experiences, fun and the space to take the next step. A martial arts gap year is one of the most action packed value based experience you can take up.

Martial Arts Gap Year FAQ

Why choose a martial arts gap year?

The reason why people are choosing martial arts gap years are as follows:

  • Cultural Immersion
  • Value for Money & Fun
  • Great way to get Fit Healthy or Loose Weight
  • Optional Chinese Language Learning Classes
  • Food, Accommodation & Tuition Included
  • Builds Confidence
  • Develops Greater Awareness
  • Provides You with Space to Breath
  • Learn Ancient Longevity Secrets
  • Learn About Buddhism or Taoism
  • Make Amazing New Friends
  • Learn From Kung Fu Masters

Can I take time off from training to travel?

Martial Arts Gap Year participants will have each weekend off so they can explore or travel. All of our participating programs and schools are located in amazing, historic locations so there is much to see. In addition to weekends, public holidays are also a great time for our gap year participants to travel. If this is something that you would like to do please discuss this with your SMA advisor. They will be happy to assist you with ideas and tips for making the most out of your travel.

When can I start?

We have a number of different gap year programs which can be started throughout the year.

How can I find out more?

You can find out about our martial arts gap years by contacting us at info@studymartialarts.org or by adding us on SKYPE: StudyMartialArts.Org for a live chat with one of our advisors.

Do I need previous martial arts experience?

To take up a martial arts gap year you need not have any prior martial experience. All you need to do is empty your cup, harness your sense of adventure and be enthusiastic and committed. Make martial arts and adventure travel your catalyst to greater awareness and self-growth.

I'm worried about traveling alone. Will I meet people on the gap year?

Most of our martial arts gap year participants travel alone, but you're likely to meet people going to the same destination, or once you've arrived. We'll do our best to put you in contact with other SMA students before your departure, though one of our SMA Facebook groups.

What's included in the program price?

Prices include... Pre-departure advice and our Free consultation, SMA information pack, 24/7 Support from local coordinator, 3 Meals per day, Tuition, Optional extra classes, Accommodation, Language learning materials, and Selected discounts.

What s not included?

Prices do not include international and domestic flights, visas and vaccinations, travel insurance, personal expenses or local transport. However, we can help you arrange these before departure or make recommendations.

What will the accommodation be like?

Accommodation at various schools offer different levels of accommodation and comfort. Most accommodation is fairly basic and is shared. However, you will not share with more than 1 or 2 other persons and they will not be of a different sex. Should you wish to have a room of your own this can be arranged for additional costs.

What do I require to be accepted onto one of these programs?

To be accepted onto one of our gap year programs all you need to do is contact us below and we will set up a full gap year consultation with you and one of our specialist advisors. This advisor will talk you through the process and assist you in choosing the right school or program.

How do I book?

You can book online, email or by SKYPE: StudyMartialArts.Org . To secure your place you'll be asked to pay your application/booking fee through PayPal, which will secure your place and invitation letter. The rest of your fee does not need to be paid immediately and can be paid once you arrive or through international bank transfer, details of which will be given on request.

 
 

Why book with StudyMartialArts.Org?

  • Great service
  • We know martial arts and travel
  • We never add additional costs
  • Selected discounts on training
  • Free consultation & welcome pack
  • Language learning material
  • One point of contact
  • Explorer SMA
  • Study Martial Arts
  • Study Healing Arts
  • Study Spiritual Arts
  • Study Cultural Arts

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StudyMartialArts.Org is a website for Adventure Travelers and Martial Artists. We provide accurate and independent information on travel and training and study opportunities related to Martial Arts World Wide. Explore our site and discover travel and training tours, retreats, schools, events, masters and courses locally, nationally or internationally in stunning locations. StudyMartialArts.Org (SMA) was created by Martial Artists to provide quality information on martial arts study and travel experiences.  

 

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