Become a Franklin Method Hand Trainer!

Understand. Embody. Teach.

Deep knowledge of the hand, fingers and lower arm for your teaching toolbox! 

A brand-new, on-demand online teacher training course with Eric Franklin.

Mind-body expertise at your fingertips. 

Our new online Franklin Method Hand Trainer course is packed with essential knowledge and insights about the hand, wrist and lower arm – innovative embodiments and exercises to boost wellbeing and flexibility in this vital and much-used part of the body. Get ready to truly understand and experience how the hands, wrists and fingers move and interact; and learn how to pass on this valuable content to your students and clients.

The content you’ll learn can be taught as a stand-alone workshop or slotted into existing classes to add variety to your movement teaching – your students will be amazed at your knowledge of the lower arm, and how you can help them experience this wonderful anatomical apparatus in a whole new way!


Boost your career prospects.

Whether you’re a physical therapist, movement educator or yoga, Pilates, sports or dance teacher – this is the ideal continued education training for you. It represents a great opportunity to improve both didactically and methodologically. This on-demand teacher training will add brand new content to your existing Franklin Method toolbox, including a great deal of content not included in Level 1, 2 or 3. Hand and wrist pain is also a growing problem in society due to our increasingly digital lifestyle, and this class will leave you perfectly placed to offer effective remedies to your clients.

Imagery at your fingertips.

You will learn the vital role understanding your design plays in hand, wrist and finger embodiment – and how imagery can be effectively applied to support healthy function. The training also reveals how to teach this anatomical content in a playful and accessible way, and offer effective tips for your students and clients on improving their hand health and wellbeing.

Game-changing insights and techniques
for understanding and embodying the human hand and lower arm.


Content & description

In this course, you will learn about the design masterpiece that is the human hand and wrist – in a clear and practice-driven way. We will explore and experience the many joints, muscles and fascia of the lower arm, understand their structure, and learn to train them effectively using innovative, evidence-based and game-changing exercises and imagery.

  • Understand the evolutionary development of the hand and wrist
  • Explore supination and pronation and related training
  • Understand the muscles and fascia of the forearm and how to train them
  • Learn about wrist and carpal biomechanics, and common issues that arise here
  • Explore how to train strength and dexterousness in the thumb and fingers
  • Understand how to embody the hands effectively with imagery
  • A variety of movement sequences you can slot into your teaching toolbox


The training at a glance

On-demand online teacher training with Eric Franklin
Receive the entire course  to enable learning on your own time
6 months of access to the course content
Live online Q&A session with Eric Franklin
Live online presentation & graduation day
Franklin Method Trainer License
Access to a Student Resource Page, including preparatory video modules

  • The Hand in Motion – Webinar Replay
  • Introduction to Anatomy – Webinar Replay
  • Franklin Method Principles – Online Workshop

Original Franklin Method poster set to print for your courses and classroom
“Franklin Method Hand Trainer” Training Manual in PDF format
100% online: Double the savings – receive your certification in less time & no costs for travel and accommodation

On successful graduation, you will receive a certificate which entitles you to use the knowledge acquired in your own teaching. In other words, this training enables you to add elements of this Franklin Method course to your workshops and teaching, and offer your own workshops as a certified Franklin Method Hand Trainer.

Important prerequisites for participation:

  • 2 Franklin Ball Set – Smooth Orange Balls and Firm Fascia Balls (not included in the price) are essential. See where you can purchase your equipment here.
  • Franklin Band (soft)
  • Thick rubber bands for the fingers
  • A computer, stable internet access, a webcam and microphone.
  • Comfortable clothing, pen and paper.

The training price includes:

  • Certificate as a Franklin Method® Hand Trainer
  • Training manual and exercise list in PDF – ready to print!
  • Course split into easily digestible video modules available on demand with bonus educational material for your training 
    • The Hand in Motion – Webinar Replay
    • Franklin Method Principles – Online Workshop
    • Intro to Anatomy – Webinar Replay
  • Q&A with Eric Franklin – Put all your questions and issues to Eric live in a dedicated online session on February 7, 2023
  • Final presentation & graduation sessions – Every student will have the chance to show their mastery of the content by teaching a mini-class to receive their graduation certification
  • Discussion Group with training participants & Master Teachers
  • FM License  (this also covers our bi-annual CE requirement)

FM Educators & Trainers with a valid license: We can offer you a 20% discount on the course price.

Enrollments close on January 12, 2023!


Teacher Training | FM Hand Trainer – FM Educators & Trainers

Original price was: $740.00.Current price is: $590.00.

Enrollments close on January 12!
Course content released on January 13.
Live Q&A on February 7.
Live Graduation/Presentation Day on February 17/18.

SKU: HandTrainerCourse-2023


On-demand teacher training!

Thanks to the on-demand streaming format of this course, you can learn this vital knowledge at your own pace.  You receive 6 months of replay access to digest and review the content. The course will be published on January 13, 2023.

Tools of the trade

On top of the anatomical content, there’s a strong focus on making you a better teacher. You’ll gain practical techniques to make classes more effective and fun, and even explanations on how to successfully teach online.

Live Q&A and Graduation

The course includes two live elements in the form of a dedicated course Q&A session with course teacher and author Eric Franklin, and a virtual graduation session where you will have the chance to demonstrate your mastery of the material.

Bonus content and courses

As soon as the course is released, you’ll also get instant access to this bonus video content*:

  • The Hand in Motion
  • Intro to Anatomy
  • Franklin Method Principles

Dynamic Neurocognitive Imagery (DNI)™ forms the backbone of the Franklin Method – this is the use of metaphorical mental imagery to support the development of healthy physical function, strength, mobility and coordination.


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