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Table of Contents from

The Forces of Taubman

About the “Essence” of Taubman Technique

Seven Pillars of Taubman Technique

A New Technique Paradigm

The Energy Superheroes

How to Get Started

Rotations Disassembled


Single and Double 07

Single Rotation 008

Double Rotation 009

The S P Rules for Rotating Your Forearm

Do the S P Rules Yield the Right Movements?

Why the S P Rules?

These Go to Eleven!


July 2016: Ten Things I Wish I Could Have Understood about Taubman Technique from the Very Beginning

December 2016: Twelve Metaphors to Help You Understand Taubman Technique on a Body Level