Aikido communication for verbal self-defence and harmony: an unforgettable approach for open-minded people who want to improve their communication.
Zen in the chaos
Do you want to be a zen master communicator in the chaos of conversation? Discover the secrets of aikido, a Japanese martial art. On the mat, an aikidoka learns how to turn an opponent into a partner. Aikido off the mat teaches you to turn an opponent into a partner in conversations, meetings and negotiations.
| Learn to stand in your core, bodily and mentally. Learn to be both calm and alert.
| Learn to communicate and cooperate respectfully.
| Learn the steps towards clear, real and safe communication.
Aikido as a theory
Instead of starting with a theoretical model in a slideshow, we start with simple martial art movements. We will soon discover that aikido is a clear metaphor. You do the exercises as you see fit. A beginner's technique is enough to feel what it means. You will then learn how to translate the movement into communication.
In good hands
Your trainer, Ms Greet De Baets, is a business communication coach and is a black belt aikidoka. She does academic research into aikido as a communication theory at Ghent University, Belgium.