Diploma in Tuina

paulblackerCourses, Tuina Massage

CPDG diploma in Tuina Medical Massage

Tuina Massage

7 Weekend courses throughout a year

About the course

This modular QiGong Tuina course if for practitioners who wish to learn Tuina and who have a working knowledge of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Each module / weekend has been uniquely designed and broken down into standalone teaching sessions allowing you to choose which of the 7 sessions you wish to attend.

You can select 1, 2, 3, or all of the sessions, we have ensured that on each session you will always learn and cover new techniques and exercises.

If you decide to attend all 7 sessions, and pass all of the assessments set, you will have qualified as a Tuina practitioner, and have a complete set of Shaolin NeiGong QiGong and Tuina practical tools to use in clinic for you and your patients.

Importantly this course is underpinned by QiGong training and practice which is taught throughout each of the module / weekends.

The course has been specifically designed and mapped against the World Health Organisations benchmark for training in Tuina available  HERE.

How many hours CPD ?
  • Each weekend will run from 9.00am to 5.00pm.
  • Each weekend is valid 14 hours CPD.
  • The full course is 98 contact hours of full training.


All 7 modules / weekend £1190.00 (£170 per module)  Each individual module / weekend £180.00 (early bird) £220.00 full price

Tutors Paul Blacker and Chris Tappenden

Paul Blacker

Paul practices Acupuncture, Tuina, remedial therapeutic massage, Qi gong and dietary therapy in Longfield, Kent. He has a practice in Kent, is a first aid instructor and set up and runs the New Ash Green Rugby Club treatment centre, a unique multi-disciplinary, multi-bed unit, treating male and female senior and junior sports players. He graduated in massage in 1993 and in acupuncture in 1997, achieved his PGCE in 2002, and his Masters in education in 2012… read more

Chris Tappenden

Chris’ passion for Chinese medicine stems from over 20 year’s participation in Chinese martial arts and his own positive experiences of acupuncture when Western medicine had failed. Throughout his martial arts he has used many sports injury and fighting liniments, and has a fascination with the design and use of them. He produces all of his own liniments which he uses in his clinics. read more