Martial Arts & Kinesiology in Scottsdale, AZ.

Touch For Health I, II, III and IV

Including Applied Kinesiology for Physicians

About Touch For Health and Kinesiology Classes

Richard has been teaching Touch For Health for over 15 years, is now a board member and past president of the Touch For Health Kinesiology Association of America.

Classes are small, fun, extremely educational and individual attention is given to all class members.

Touch For Health will teach you amazing things about the body no matter what skill level you are currently at in your own profession. 15% of the class is academic -learning it, the other 85% is kinesthetic learning (hands on).

The best learning comes from experience.


Introductory Class- 4 hours


Introductory Workshop
: This normally 16-hour course provides practical skills to manage stress, reduce physical and mental pain and tension and increase overall energy without the use of drugs.

Also, included in this course are specific tests, exercises and movements for enhanced learning, improving coordination and finding food sensitivities.  You will learn techniques of applied Kinesiology and acupressure massage.  The TFH Book 1 is required text for this class.

History & Opposing muscle theory Triangle of health Switching on:

1.        Water
2.        Central Meridian Check
3.        Switching
4.        Cross Crawl for fun
5.        Auriculars
6.        Visual Inhibition
7.        Accurate Muscle testing
8.        Inhibited Muscle
9.        Meridian Massage

TFH Level I
: This normally 16-hour course provides practical skills to manage stress, reduce physical and mental pain and tension and increase overall energy without the use of drugs. Also, included in this course are specific tests, exercises and movements for enhanced learning, improving coordination and finding food sensitivities.  You will learn techniques of applied Kinesiology and acupressure massage.  The TFH Book 1 is required text for this class.

Touch for Health Level I - 16 hours


  • Muscle Correction Procedures
  • Bilateral Muscle Correction Technique
  • Neurolymphatic Massage Points
  • Neurovascular Holding Points
  • Meridians
  • Origin-Insertion
  • Latissimus Dorsi…..spleen
  • subscapularis………heart
  • quadriceps…………Small intestine
  • Peroneus…………...Bladder
  • Psoas………………Kidney
  • Pectoralis major Sternal………….Liver
    • Challenge
    • Surrogate testing
    • Emotional stress release (ESR)
    • Basic posture
    • Biocidic foods
    • Basic 14 muscle tests
    • supraspinatus……..central
    • Teres Major………governing
    • Pectoralis Major Clavicular……Stomach
      • Gluteus Medius……Circulation
      • Teres Minor……….Triple Warmer
      • Anterior deltoid……Gall Bladder


    TFH Level II:  These courses are designed to provide a major expansion in your understanding and ability as a touch healer.  Basic human anatomy and muscle movements are reviewed.  You learn the causes of pain and ways to regain, maintain, and improve personal health.  These courses teach the basics of the Oriental health system (the 5 elements) and comprehensive training in massage and applied kinesiology.

    Touch for Health Level II - 16 hours


    • Pretests and corrections review
    • Circuit locating
    • Cross crawl for integration
    • Goal balancing with a 14 muscle balance
    • Balancing using wheel
    • Beaver dam
    • Triangle
    • Square
    • Midday/Midnight Law
    • Time of day balance
    • Five Element theory
    • Over energy/alarm points
    • Muscle correction procedures
      Golgi Tendon/spindle cell
      Cerebral spinal technique
    • ESR for performance, enhancement/futre
    • Acupressure for pain/meridian walking
  • 14 muscles
  • Neck flexors………....stomach
  • Brachioradialis……....stomach
  • Lower trapezius.……..spleen
  • Middle trapezius……. spleen
  • Rectus abdominals…..small intestine
  • Sacrospinalis…………bladder
  • Iliacus………………..kidney
  • Adductors……………circulation/sex
  • Piriformis…………….circulation/sex
  • Sartorius……………...triple warmer
  • Popliteus……………..gall bladder
  • Rhomboids…………..liver
  • Middle deltroid………lung
  • Quadratus lumborum………Large intestine
    • Gait testing
    • Figure Eights
    • Biogenic foods


    TFH Level III:  These courses are designed to provide a major expansion in your understanding and ability as a touch healer.  Basic human anatomy and muscle movements are reviewed.  You learn the causes of pain and ways to regain, maintain, and improve personal health.  These courses teach the basics of the Oriental health system (the 5 elements) and comprehensive training in massage and applied kinesiology.



    Touch for Health Level III - 16 hours



    Yin/Yang, Five element balance/ one point balance, Goal balance with 5 elements, Five element basic emotions, Acupressure holding points, Acupressure holding point theory, Color balance, Sound balance, Pulses and pain tapping, Postural stress release

  • 14 muscles-
  • Levator scapulae……………..stomach
  • Posterior neck extensors……..stomach
  • Opponens pollicis…………….spleen
  • Triceps………………………..spleen
  • Transverse & Oblique………..small intestine
  • Abdominals…………………..small intestine
  • Anterior & Posterior Tibials.…bladder
  • Upper trapezius………………kidney
  • Gluteus Maximus…………….circulation/sex
  • Gracilis…………………….…triple warmer
  • Soleus………………………...triple warmer
  • coracobrachialis………………lung
  • diaphragm…………………….lung
  • Hamstrings……………………large intenstine

  • TFH Level IV:  These courses are designed to provide a major expansion in your understanding and ability as a touch healer.  Basic human anatomy and muscle movements are reviewed.  You learn the causes of pain and ways to regain, maintain, and improve personal health.  These courses teach the basics of the Oriental health system (the 5 elements) and comprehensive training in massage and applied kinesiology.


    Touch for Health Level IV - 16 hours

  • Review TFH 1-III
  • 42 muscle balance- head to toe
  • Review five elements balance
  • Postural analysis and rebalancing
  • Facilitation/inhibition
  • Circuit retaining Mode/ Pause Lock
  • Reactive muscles
  • Five Elements Nutrition
  • Sound, color review
  • Luo points
  • Inhibited muscles
  • Neurolymphatic release

  • Instructor Training Workshop (ITW):  

    This 60-hour course prepares you as a Touch for Health Instructor.  Upon completion of the course, you are certified by the International Kinesiology College (IKC) and the Touch for Health Kinesiology Association. It also qualifies you to apply with the IKC as an international faculty member. This course provides comprehensive training in TFH techniques, teaching skills, and running a successful TFH business.



    Advanced Courses - Professional Kinesiology Practitioner (PKP):  

    This five (5) part series is designed for the health professional in private practice, or an individual wanting to begin a private health practice. Graduates of this series are certified by TFHA and the IKC. PKP takes the best of all the kinesiologies and incorporates them into a simple yet complete and thorough system. In depth exploration of the human experience is reviewed, as is the intricate re-balancing necessary to establish proper functioning of body, mind and spirit. Practitioners receive the extensive experience of over 5000 years of the health sciences in on complete package.