Tung Theory Of Local Trigger/Motor Point

Tung Trigger Points

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For years and years we have just theorized why Tung points or distal points have such strong effects.

Why this distal point vs that distal point? Why this channel relationship over that channel relationship?

New neuromuscular and tendinomuscular understandings now shed new light and insight onto our ancient distal points.

Motor points are points on the body where the motor nerves bundle together at a superficial point. I will show that over 90% of Tung points overlap Motor points.


  • A new way to think about Motor points
  • New way to think about Tung points
  • How can we begin to harness the power of both Tung and Motor points
  • The importance and thoughts about Dao Ma and needling zones
  • How to use a distal point with a motor point understanding

"Brad is a great inspiration. His take on incorporating trigger points has been a game changer for me.

Before Brad’s courses I was negatively influenced by others in the Tung / Tan / Distal community that local points or any techniques that were not strictly distal techniques would cause harm to the patients. After taking Brad’s Trigger Point course I started doing local points and even doing electro-acupuncture and not only did the patients not get traumatized, but I got great results and the patients we’re very happy.

Thank you Brad"

- Mattias Runnqvist, Licensed Acupuncturist, Sweden

Your Instructor

Brad Whisnant
Brad Whisnant

Brad Whisnant, DAOM, LAc, is a professional doctor of acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.

He runs his private clinic in St. Helens, Oregon where he treats 100+ patients a week on his own. He teaches and lectures both in the US and Internationally.

Dr Whisnant has authored 8 other books on the distal styles of Master Tung and Dr Tan's Balance Method of acupuncture. He also given over 100 seminars and lectures.

He is a passionate advocate of acupuncture and Chinese Medicine and is dedicated to demystifying and simplifying acupuncture to help spread and disseminate these styles to the acupuncturist globally

Course Curriculum

  Tung Theory Of Trigger & Motor Points
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