Time Acupuncture

Armin Koch will outline time acupuncture theory and the student will learn how to apply these methods with the assistance of the app.

Armin Koch
Armin Koch

Course Overview

This course will go over time acupuncture theory and how to make a TCM diagnosis in general, and specifically, in regards to the time acupuncture protocol. The student will learn how to apply time- optimized acupuncture methods, and use many of the strategies of the meridian clock. Depiction of the uses with the assistance of the app will be illustrated and discussed. The 10hr webinar on Time Acupuncture will mentioned as well, which provides a more in-depth background on the concepts and many exercises that can be performed with the Wheel of Time acupuncture method.


  • After this course, you will understand the importance of the use of solar time when applying the time-based acupuncture methods Zi Wu Liu Zhu Zhen Fa and Ling Gui Ba Fa. The conversion of clock time to solar time is depicted with the help of the Time Acupuncture App.

  • You will be able to establish a complete TCM diagnosis that allows the application of time-based acupuncture strategies.

  • You will comprehend the different acupuncture point categories’ actions, and the consequential application of the point category that fits best with the energetic imbalance as defined in the TCM diagnosis.

  • You will be able to integrate the different classical time-based acupuncture methods Zi Wu Liu Zhu Zhen Fa and Ling Gui Ba Fa into your personal acupuncture style.

  • You will get an idea of how time points can be combined with balancing concepts and with medical hypnosis.


  • 0 hrs - 30 min

    Introduction — Definition of time. Depiction of the conversion of clock time to solar time with the help of the Time-Acupuncture App. The noon-midnight law and its extension to the so-called “Yang-Yin switcher." The complete TCM-diagnosis.

  • 30 min - 1 hrs

    Acupuncture Point Categories. The Midnight-Noon Ebb-Flow Acupuncture Method (Zi Wu Liu Zhu Zhen Fa): Na Zi Fa, the first method of Zi Wu Liu Zhu Zhen Fa. Five transporting-shu points, back-shu points, mu-front points, luo-connecting points, yuan-source points, xi-cleft points, horary-ben points, applied within the scope of the meridian clock strategies. The zang organs treatment strategy. The fu organs treatment strategy. Classical and element indications of the five transporting-shu points. Tonification and sedation. Luo-connecting indications.

  • 1 hrs - 1.5 hrs

    Continuation of the Midnight-Noon Ebb-Flow Acupuncture Method (Zi Wu Liu Zhu Zhen Fa). The Eight Methods of the Magic Turtle (Ling Gui Ba Fa): Na Zi Fa’s points as a guide to the level or nature of the problem. Na Jia Fa’s joker points - Ling Gui Ba Fa’s application.

  • 1.5 hrs - 2 hrs

    Case studies: Examples from Armin’s clinic. Elaboration of the diagnosis, timely treatment options, treatment considerations. Integration of time acupuncture into balancing concepts (Yi Jing acupuncture) and techniques of medical hypnosis.


Armin Koch

An MD, Dr. Armin Koch received his teaching certificate and completed his Medical Board Exams in Switzerland. He has been a general practitioner (FMH) for over 20 years, and specializes in Acupuncture and Herbology at his private practice.


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  • CEUs:

    Approved By: Florida (2), NCCAOM (2), Standard Certificate (2), IVAS (2)

    Pending: California [Upon Request]*

  • Language: English

  • Course Type: Studio Recording

  • Course Length: 2 h

  • Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

  • Access Period: Lifetime


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