The Abbot of Songshan Shaolin Temple said that Shaolin Kung Fu is a physical exercise that is formed in the specific historical and cultural environment of Songshan Shaolin Temple, and fully embodies wisdom and willingness in the form of Zen meditation and martial arts practised by the monks of Shaolin Temple as the main expression. The precepts of Shaolin Wushu (learning martial arts at Songshan Shaolin Temple) are based on the Shaolin Temple's clear rules and precepts, and are followed in the process of learning, using and teaching Shaolin Kung Fu.
     Authentic Shaolin Kung Fu from Songshan Shaolin Temple, also known as Shaolin Wushu, is one of the famous martial arts schools in China. With its long history and wide influence, it is an important part of traditional Chinese martial arts. The most prominent feature of the authentic Shaolin Kung Fu of Songshan Shaolin Temple is the "unity of Zen and Wushu", that is to say, Zen into the martial arts, martial arts practice Zen, so it is also known as "Wushu Zen", which was entered into the list of national intangible cultural heritage in 2006.