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Practitioner level 3

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge to practice Acupressure
  • Be awarded the professional BSY Diploma
  • Become a Registered BSY Acupressure Practitioner
  • Receive the Level 3 Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards*

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

Course overview

This course will teach you Westernised methods which do not require needles. You will learn a unique system of ‘fingertip medicine’ which stimulates the body’s healing powers, relieves pain, increases vitality and helps prevent future illnesses, so treating a range of physical, emotional and environmental disorders. This course was written for BSY by a medical doctor and acupuncturist.


  •  Lesson One
    • Fingertip Medicine Around the World/Acupressure Techniques
      • Introduction
      • Acupuncture
      • Acupressure
      • Shiatsu
      • Massage
      • Reflexology
      • Auriculotherapy
      • Aromatherapy
  • Lesson Two
    • Theories/Acupressure Techniques
      • Eastern Theories
      • The Law of the Five Elements
      • The Mother-Son Rule
      • Western Theories
      • Holographic Man – a Unifying Concept
      • Holograms
  • Lesson Three
    • The Meridians of Acupuncture/Acupoints/Acupressure Techniques
      • TheMeridianPaths
      • Nomenclature of the Acupoints
      • Alarm and Associated Points
  • Lesson Four
    • Myofascial Trigger Points/Acupressure Techniques
      • The Western Re-discovery
      • Trigger Point Characteristics
      • Deactivation
      • Detecting Trigger Points
      • Treatment of Trigger Points
  • Lesson Five
    • The Power Points of Fingertip Medicine/Acupressure Techniques
      • Points and their Main Uses
  • Lesson Six
    • Basic Auriculotherapy
      • ECIWO Biology
      • Main Therapeutic Areas
      • Locating the Points
      • Treating the Points
  • Lesson Seven
    • Scalp Acupressure
    • The Treatment Zones of the Scalp
      • The Skeletal System
      • The Sensory System
      • The Trunk Organ Zones
      • Detecting the Points and Zones
      • Treating the Zones and Points
      • Final Scalp Massage
  • Lesson Eight
    • Reflexology
      • The Reflexes
      • The Sole Reflexes
      • The Dorsal Reflexes
      • Reflexes of the Side of the Foot
      • Treating the Reflexes
  • Lesson Nine
    • Treatment Formulations
      • Meridian Opening
      • The Acupoints
      • Therapeutic Index
  • Lesson Ten
    • Treatment Formulations (Continued)
      • Therapeutic Index (Continued)
  • Lesson Eleven
    • Electro-acupuncture and Laser Acupuncture/Acupressure Techniques
      • Electro-acupuncture – a Brief History
      • Basic Concepts
      • The Electro-acupuncture Machine
      • The Types of Treatment
      • Laser Acupuncture
      • Legislation
  • Lesson Twelve
    • Bringing it All Together/Afterword
      • Two Important Pieces of Wisdom
      • The Seven Emotions
      • Go with the Flow
      • Relaxation Technique

Practical training

No practical training is required to complete this course.

*Registration through BSY is essential with this course at any time during the studies. Registration fee of £20 applies.