Syllabus – As Defined by the International Kinesiology College


A. Introduction to Touch for Health

  • What is Touch for Health?

B. Introduction to Muscle Testing

  • Accurate Indicator Muscle Testing
  • Prechecks for accurate muscle testing
  • Switching
  • Central Meridian Energy
  • Dehydration
  • Subjective Evaluation

C. Specific Balancing Techniques

  • Neurolymphatic Massage Points (reflexes)
  • Neurovascular Holding Points (reflexes)
  • Energy Meridians of Acupuncture Theory
  • Muscle Challenging
  • Muscle Origin-Insertion Technique
  • Spinal Reflexes
  • Over-facilitated Muscles
  • Emotional Stress Release
  • Using Food to Strengthen the Body

D. Other Balancing Techniques

  • Cross Crawl for Fun
  • Auricular Energy
  • Visual Inhibition
  • Simple Pain Techniques
  • Surrogate Testing
  • Posture Awareness
  • Goal Balancing
  • ‘Fix-as-you-go’ Balancing Technique

E. Muscle tests and Corrections for 14 primary muscles and meridians:

  1. Supraspinatus – Central Meridian
  2. Teres Major – Governing Meridian
  3. Pectoralis Major Clavicular – Stomach Meridian
  4. Latissimus Dorsi – Spleen
  5. Subscapularis – Heart
  6. Quadriceps – Small Intestine
  7. Peroneus – Bladder
  8. Psoas – Kidney
  9. Gluteus Medius – Circulation / Sex
  10. Teres Minor – Triple Warmer
  11. Anterior Deltoid – Gall Bladder
  12. Pectoralis Major Sternal – Liver
  13. Anterior Serratus – Lung
  14. Fascia Lata – Large Intestine

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