Verbal Judo Essentials

De-Escalation Education

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Verbal Judo Essentials

This one-hour course is a great primer on Verbal Judo de-escalation training or a refresher for those who have taken Verbal Judo training in the past. It covers practical and easy to learn verbal de-escalation techniques and strategies developed by Dr. George J. Thompson, the creator of Verbal Judo. This training is essential for anyone interested in minimizing conflict at work, in the community, or at home.

Topics Covered:

  • De-escalation defined
  • Traits of a professional
  • The goal of professionalism
  • The Five Universal Truths
  • Deflectors
  • How to handle verbal abuse = the most prevalent form of abuse
  • Natural language
  • Studied response
  • Reasons to use deflectors
  • Our identity is to be a Contact Professional
  • Tone of voice = attitude
  • Five Step Intervention Model
  • Correlation of Five Step Intervention Model and the Five Universal Truths
  • Summary- Respect, Deflect and Resolve

The course includes a simple six question comprehension test. Once the student has finished the course, an official Verbal Judo certificate of completion is issued for the participant to download.

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Learn Verbal Judo straight from the source!

These Verbal Judo recordings of Dr. George Thompson have been pulled from the vault and made available to you to use as a resource and show the long lasting power of these truths that have been shaping de-escalation tactics since the 1980s!

This package includes a six hour overview that highlights all things Verbal Judo for the enforcement professional taught by Doc Thompson in front of a live audience in 2000. It also includes real life scenarios of traffic stops and how to apply the Verbal Judo 8 Step Traffic Stop.

This is all available for the one time purchase of $100.00 and can be viewed one time.

Videos Available for Purchase

Verbal Judo Classics for the Enforcement Professional

This package includes a six hour overview that highlights all things Verbal Judo for the enforcement professional taught by Doc Thompson in front of a live audience in 2000. It also includes real life scenarios of traffic stops and how to apply the Verbal Judo 8 Step Traffic Stop.

Verbal Judo Classics for the Everyday Civilian

This package includes two hours of Verbal Judo specifically tailored for the everyday civilian and professional. This recording is of Doc Thompson himself teaching in front of a live audience in the early 1990s!