Matthew Ahmet

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Matthew Ahmet
Born Matthew Metin Ahmet
(1988-12-25) 25 December 1988 (age 29)
Camden, London, England[1]
Style Shaolin Kung Fu[2]
Rank Sifu

Matthew Ahmet (born 1988) is a London-born practitioner of Shaolin Kung Fu who is best known for appearing in the acclaimed Shaolin Temple show Wheel of Life Superstars of Dance.[3][4] Matthew Ahmet is the only non-Chinese Shaolin Disciple of the Shaolin Temple to perform alongside the famous Shaolin Wheel of life show worldwide.[1][5][6][7] In 2009 Matthew Ahmet set up the Shaolin Temple Cheshunt home to the Shaolin Warriors London who represented as Shaolin T.E.A.M during Britain's Got Talent in the show's fourth series.[8] [9]

Ahmet is of Turkish descent.[10] In late 2010, it was announced that Matthew Ahmet would be getting a reality show that was set to air in beginning in early 2011.[11]

Matthew's dedication and approach to life is based on a fundamental principle that with focus and positivity anyone can make a change to their life. With this in mind, Matthew works with people of all ages, providing spiritual guidance and motivation. He is becoming a sought after keynote speaker and recently presented the keynote at The Guild of Letting & Management's annual conference.


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  4. ^ "Superstars of Dance". NBC. Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
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  8. ^ "Shaolin Monk has training school and Olympics in his sights". Evening Standard. Retrieved 2010-06-03. 
  9. ^ "Britain's Got Talent semi-finalists line-up revealed". STV. Retrieved 2010-06-03. 
  10. ^ Cable, Amanda (2008-11-15). "From Middlesex school boy to Shaolin monk: Enter the (terribly suburban) dragon". London: Daily Mail. Retrieved 2010-12-22. 
  11. ^ Sweney, Mark (2010-08-13). "Kung fu master to combat 'hoodie culture' for Bravo TV series". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 2011-04-04.