De-escalation Education Since 1983

Teaching empathy, dignity, & respect for over 38 years.

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Verbal Judo for leaders is ideal for anyone who deals with organizational conflict, interpersonal strife and difficult emotionally charged situations. It gives participants the advantage of knowing what to say, how to say it and why it works. Students learn how to stay calm and professionally handle verbal resistance reducing conflict. Concepts like the five universal truths, S.A.F.E.R., the three survival truths and the five steps for effective employee correction are covered in the program. Implementing the skills and strategies found in Verbal Judo can help the organizational leader in everything from board room negations to more effectively and compassionately dealing with family and friends.

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Experts since 1983 with a strong reputation worldwide


Tried And True Methods Proven In Business, Education, Health Care, and Law Enforcement


Over 20 qualified Instructors with hands on experience in the field who have practiced what they preach

The mission of the Verbal Judo Institute is to create a S.A.F.E.R.© world by delivering practical and easy to learn strategies which empower people to effectively de-escalate conflict and potential violence. 

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Verbal Judo Institute has equipped over a million individuals with the necessary skills to redirect behavior and generate voluntary compliance. Increasing personal safety and enhancing professionalism are the primary goals of our training. We offer several courses specifically designed to meet the needs of a diverse clientele.