Yan Shou Gong – The Art of Longevity (Sets 1-6)

The Official Online Course of Master Yap Boh Heong

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Learn the authentic Nei Gong practices of Southern Shaolin Kungfu.


Yan Shou Gong 延壽功 is an Authentic Nei Gong practice traditionally taught to only the most senior monks in the Southern Shaolin Temple. Each of the Yan Shou Gong sets condenses the best practices of the Nei Gong arts, making them:

  • Easy to learn
  • Quick to practice
  • Produce real internal skills.

Many types of Nei/Qi Gong practices typically take years before a student feels any benefits from the training, or even worse, the methods don’t produce any results. However, this is not the case with Yan Shou Gong, as the student will notice the benefits instantly, and in most instances, it can begin to deliver results within weeks.

Yan Shou Gong also emphasizes the development of kinetic energy and the mind; in Chinese martial arts, these terms are referred to as Jin 勁 and Yi 意. It also teaches the practitioner how to perform techniques such as Grounding, Rooting, and Centering, creating awareness and mindfulness of being in the body. This can improve a practitioner’s martial abilities, but it can also help relieve stress, anxiety, and depression.

The comprehensive instruction provided for Yan Shou Gong sets 1-6 in this course is ideal for martial artists who want to study an authentic Nei Gong system/internal art. It is also suitable for those who have previously been too busy, living a stressed-out lifestyle, and now need to work on improving their health.

Inner-door Students Group

As well as the comprehensive video instruction provided within the course, Master Yap has created a private group to personally guide students studying the Yan Shou Gong (Shaolin Nei Gong) course with him. Access to the group is exclusive and only available to students who enroll in this course. Students can use the group to ask questions, discuss the video lessons and share their training experiences with the other pupils. Master Yap will be on hand to answer any questions and share new video lessons with the group.

About Yap Boh Heong

Yap Boh Heong is a 3rd generation Kungfu master with nearly 50 years of experience in Southern Shaolin Kungfu, Traditional Chinese Martial Arts (TCMA), and Nei Gong. He is the son of the late Grandmaster Yap Cheng Hai, an internationally renowned master of Kungfu and feng shui.

Master Yap has acquired extensive knowledge and understanding of Shaolin Kungfu and especially the internal martial arts of Five Ancestors, WuMei, and Yan Shou Gong. He has spent the past ten years researching and developing a new teaching pedagogy (TCMA) that makes sophisticated concepts easy to understand and accelerates learning. While it would traditionally take ten years for a new student to achieve proficiency in TCMA, it can now be achieved in three years using these new methods. Since he began teaching with these new methods, he has produced several highly skilled and capable students, proficient in using their internal energies, such as Jin and Yi.

Although his initial focus was on the martial aspects of TCMA, he has also focused on the health and well-being aspect after seeing how it can help others improve their lives. He now actively teaches Yan Shou Gong (YSG), an authentic Nei Gong taught previously to only the most senior monks in Southern Shaolin Temple.

Since the passing of GM Yap Cheng Hai and GM Chee Kim Thong, Master Yap Boh Heong has taken over the mantle and is actively teaching and spreading the benefits of Yan Shou Gong to the world. He recently began teaching internationally in Europe, conducting courses and workshops in the Netherlands, Germany, the UK, Sweden, Denmark, Singapore, Thailand, and Indonesia.


  • An open mind and willingness to learn.
  • The ability to listen and follow instructions.

Who this course is for:

  • Martial artists.
  • Kung fu practitioners.
  • Qi Gong practitioners.
  • Anyone interested to learn authentic Shaolin Nei Gong and the internal arts.
  • Meditators.
  • Healers.

What you’ll learn:

  • Yan Shou Gong sets 1-6
  • Nei Gong and Qi Gong theory.
  • How to train and produce Jin 勁.
  • Mindfulness.
  • Authentic Shaolin Nei Gong.


  • Strengthen the body.
  • Improve posture.
  • Improve balance.
  • Increase joint flexibility.
  • Improve grounding.
  • Reduce stress.
  • Instill a state of calmness.
  • Help to recover from burn-out.
  • Feel more alert and energetic.
  • Develop better resistance from disease.
  • Faster recovery from injuries.

* Please refer to the article published on the Harvard Medical School website for more information on the benefits of Tai Chi and Qi Gong – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3085832

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost?
Lifetime access to this course costs only USD $299.00, a one-time payment.

How many videos are in the course?
This course includes eighty-five video lessons comprising more than four and a half hours of in-depth instructions on sets 1-6 of the Yan Shou Gong and Shaolin Nei Gong.

How can I get access to the Yan Shou Gong Inner-door Students group?
You will be automatically added to the group and receive a link to access the private group on this website as soon as you purchase the course.

Can I watch the videos on all of my devices?
Yes, the website is fully responsive, meaning you can watch all the videos on all devices, including desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

How can I pay?
We accept payments using PayPal and all major Credit / Debit cards. All payments made on the site are secure, encrypted, and protected.

Will I get instant access to the videos?
Yes, once your payment has been processed, you will get instant access to all the course videos.

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Course Includes

  • 86 Lessons

Ratings and Reviews

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59 Ratings
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Wolfram Greiner
Posted 2 weeks ago
A great course

I like the detailed descriptions

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Anne Choo
Posted 1 month ago
Clear and detailed instructions/explanations

We are blessed to have Master Yap conducting the online class with clarity. Jimmy's demo was very helpful. I also learnt much from the Q&A in the discussion section. Master Yap and his team very patiently responded to the students questions for which I am extremely grateful. Thank you Master Yap and the whole team!

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Farouk Dain
Posted 3 months ago
Excellent Internal Martial Art

The lessons are very well explained and the instruction are very clear

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Mark Hanley
Posted 3 months ago
Rooting martial application

I have finished the first 6 sets and found Master Yap Boh Heong and the sets were exactly what I was hoping they would be. He created a great sequence of videos slowly introducing more details. This has allowed me to focus on slowly incorporating the details in each of the moves. I notice the more times I do it the more I understand. I have found the general YouTube videos revealing.

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Karl Vogt
Posted 3 months ago
Careful, clear, detailed and precise instruction.

Gratitude to Master Yap and his team, who are generously providing access to an area of human endeavour that has been shrouded in secrecy, ignorance, or charlatanism. Enormous effort has been made to provide careful, clear, detailed and precise instruction. It is a labour of love undertaken in an attempt to preserve precious knowledge that is in danger of disappearing.

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Alexander Straker
Posted 4 months ago
Great instruction on Nei Qong and internal principles

I am feeling very blessed to have discovered this course. After many years as an external practitioner now adapting to the internal ways, this is exactly the kind of cultivation of the principles and exercises that I feel are helping open up the correct pathway. Master Yap has the gift of passing on the teachings in an understandable and practical sense.

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Thurman Wilson
Posted 4 months ago
Very helpful! A good way to learn.

I’m very impressed with Yan Shou Gong and Master Yap. The course format works well for me. It is easy to keep going back and practicing sections you need to work on while continuing to move forward. I hope to eventually get some hands-on experience but this is a great start.

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Michel Nail
Posted 4 months ago
The accuracy of the teaching

I did appreciate the step by step method. Furthermore, for each teaching, they is a lot of value with the pointers that help to deeply understand what to achieve or not.

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Christian Haure
Posted 6 months ago
A very clear presentation.

This course answers questions in a very accessible way. I feel like it's a good chance to be able to structure my practice of external martial arts in a coherent way with an input allowing to easily introduce more internal. Very quickly answers were brought to me by the first courses. I thank Master Yap for his explanations.

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Hannes de Beer
Posted 6 months ago
What I was hoping for

Very informative and detailed but a bit pricey for what is offered (for me anyway...).

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Kevin Doherty
Posted 6 months ago
Great teacher

Loving this course. Mater Yap does a great job of teaching the art with clear explanations and demonstrations.

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Stephen Pace
Posted 7 months ago
Very Special

The fact this information is available is enough to make this course very special. Its also professionaly produced and easy to follow. Thank You to everyone who made this possible.

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Corey Waterreus
Posted 7 months ago
Solid fundamentals

I really enjoy the simplicity of the movements but at the same time can see the depth of this Nei Gong, I have gone through the lessons slowly and enjoy the structure and teaching of Master Yap.

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Bernie Lafferty
Posted 8 months ago
A very big thank you.

I have just started my course but I really love it. The crisp and clear instruction are brilliant. I'm learning so much do quickly. All I know to say so far is thank you for opening this lovely window.

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Izumi Kamijo
Posted 8 months ago
To connect the dots

Two months in and I can already feel the difference. My structure of Taijichuan is improving and you feel the (internal/external) power connecting. It's all about connecting the dots, especially for martial arts practitioner. Thank you for sharing the treasure!

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Dick Kruithof
Posted 8 months ago
A real deal concerning internals

Yan Shou Gong seems to fathom incredible depths whre internal work is concerned.

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Rod Jones
Posted 8 months ago
Very Detailed

Sifu Yap is very astute at explaining the forms, strings etc. I haven’t got the whole section down yet, but I am working on it. Hope to see progress on my internals in time. I hope this will help in my relaxation in my current Wing Chun practice as well.

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Günther Hütter
Posted 9 months ago
My focus in this course is in the area of energy and energy guidance.

I am a 67 year old retiree who has been involved with yoga (Raja , Jana) and Zen for 52 years. About 5 years ago I started to study Qigong, inspired by the books of Dr. Yang. Currently I am trying to get an overview of the techniques Yap Boh Heong uses. As far as I can see so far, they are explained well and competently. In two years we will see what it has brought.

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Otto Jassy
Posted 9 months ago
Learning The Internal Art

I live in Vienna, Austria.. is there a qualified Nei Gong teacher that I can connect with and learn from?

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Ahmed Zukic
Posted 11 months ago
Impressive clarification

most impressive for me are the explanations what happens anatomically with each movement, why it works. This helps me a lot. Thank you Master Yap!

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