Matthew Ahmet

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Matthew Ahmet
BornMatthew Metin Ahmet
(1988-12-25) 25 December 1988 (age 30)
Camden, London, England[citation needed]
StyleShaolin Kung Fu[1]

Matthew Ahmet (born 1988) is a London-born practitioner of Shaolin Kung Fu who is best known as the coach for Shaolin Temple's "Wheel of Life" in Superstars of Dance.[2] Ahmet is the only non-Chinese disciple of the Shaolin Temple to perform alongside the Shaolin Wheel of life show.[3] In 2009, Ahmet set up the Shaolin Temple Cheshunt home to the Shaolin Warriors London[citation needed] who performed as Team Shaolin in the fourth series of Britain's Got Talent[4] and were eliminated in the semi-final.

Ahmet is of Turkish descent. In late 2010, it was announced that he would have a reality show that was set to be broadcast in early 2011.[5]

Ahmet'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, he works with people of all ages, providing spiritual guidance and motivation. He is becoming a sought after keynote speaker and recently presented the keynote speech at The Guild of Letting & Management's annual conference.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Hannah Crown (9 March 2009). "Learn how to back flip with a Kung Fu Monk". Enfield Independent. Retrieved 30 May 2010.
  2. ^ "Superstars of Dance". NBC. Archived from the original on 2010-05-28. Retrieved 30 May 2010.
  3. ^ "BBC - Radio 4 - Saturday Live - Home Page". BBC. Retrieved 30 May 2010.
  4. ^ "Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalists line-up revealed", STV, 30 May 2010. Retrieved 2 November 2018. Archived from the original 5 June 2010
  5. ^ Sweney, Mark (13 August 2010). "Kung fu master to combat 'hoodie culture' for Bravo TV series". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 4 April 2011.