Most of the exercises in these schools were created by qigong masters who were both masters of martial arts. Military Qigong aims to strengthen health and improve the level of combat proficiency. The most well known area of combat Qigong "Iron Shirt" connect the breathing and static exercises can form after many years of training and muscular system Iron Shirt achieve its "hardness" of the acquired muscles in static exhale. Weak piercing with a knife cannot pass through the tense muscles of a well-trained soldier hence the name "Iron Shirt". But of course the main principle of Qigong training in combat, as well as in any of its forms, is the formation and strengthening of energy flow of qi in the physical body. Shaolin Monks reached in this process is truly phenomenal for Western science results that scientists cannot simply be explained, referring to the mysticism or magic tricks. But, this is because there is no official science to explain these facts. But it certainly does not mean that it does not exist in nature, because science said so. Our science is still much to not know and cannot explain. In the meantime, the best students of Shaolin willingly share their secrets. In our time, in the Shaolin monastery, the monks even demonstrate martial arts qigong. For example, one of the most striking manifestations of this energy in a stunt shows with an ordinary balloon.