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Develop your training and accompaniment skills,
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Do you ever wonder:
What new skills could I develop?
What new tools can I learn to master?

Communication, conflict managment, sustainable relationship development…

Is there a peaceful, fun and efficient means to manage negativity and verbal attacks?

Get trained up in VERBAL AIKIDO®!

Newskool presents “VA skool” : the Verbal Aikido® school, a world exclusive.

6 practical training courses to become a Verbal Aikido® Accredited Trainer


Cycle 1 (45 hours) to become an “Autonomous VA Practitioner”
► Online training

Level / CertificationSkillsPrerequisiteDurationPersonal WorkPrice per person (excl. VAT)Online Dates 2022
Novice Practitioner
Level 1.1
• Capacity to create a safe distance when dealing with verbal attacks
• Capacity to implement an adpated posture and accompanying techniques
• Understanding of Ai-ki and the dynamic of the Three Steps
4 x ½ days
(12hrs)
480 €
($560)
May 17, 24, 31 |
June 07 2022
Advanced Practitioner
Level 1.2
• Application of personal centering in practice
• Capacity to vary techniques in practice
• Capacity to maintain posture in a prolonged personal attack
Level 1.15 x ½ days
(15hrs)
600 €
($690)
June 21, 28 | July 05, 12 | Aug 23
2022
Autonmous Practitioner
Level 1.3
Certificate
• Autonomy in practice
• Capacity to maintain posture with 3 successive personal attacks
• Mastery of techniques & sequences
Level 1.26 x ½ days
(18hrs)
1 text to read
1 written work
720 €
($820)
Sept 13, 20, 27 | Oct 04, 11, 18
TOTAL15 x ½ days
(45hrs)
1800 € (excl. VAT)

Cycle 2 (45 hours over 1 year) to become “Accredited Trainer”
► Online training, significant personal time investment required

Level / CertificationSkillsPrerequisiteDurationPersonal WorkPrice per person (excl. VAT)Dates (online) 2022-23
Official VA Presenter
Level 2.1
Certificate
• Present VA practice in 3 sentences, in 5 minutes & a 1.5 introductory session
• Maintain VA posture throughout presentation
• Inviting/managing simple attacks
Level 1.3/1 to 2 years @ VA Dojo8 x 1.5hr sessions
(12hrs)
6 hrs480 €
($560)
TBA
Official VA Practice Group Coordinator (Level 2.2)
Certificate
Lead, accompany & give feedback on:
• Multiple centering activities
• Verbal Stretching®styles/dynamics
• VA Sparring
Level 2.1 + 1-2 years @ VA Dojo 6 x ½ days
(18hrs)
9 hrs720 €
($820)
TBA
VA Accredited Trainer* (Level 2.3)
Certificate
• Group, internal & real-time attacks
• Thesis (personal style) defense
• Facilitate a VA Dojo or 1.1 workshop
Level 2.25 x ½ days
(15hrs)
30 hrs 600 €
($690)
TBA
TOTAL15 x ½ days
(45hrs)
45hrs1800 € excl. VAT
1 year of training at the VA Dojo included in this cycle (value €385 incl. tax)

Following certification*, official VA Accredited Trainers may:

• Work as an official VA Trainer in partnership with newskool (freelance status recommended)

• Facilitate or advise others with VA pro bono (FOC) in contexts other than training

• Provide and invoice VA training (VA Dojo, Level 1.1) by obtaining the license contract**

*Accredited professional certificates are valid for 1 year upon achievement, and are renewable after annual refresher training.

**Verbal Aikido® and Verbal Stretching® trademark license contract (1st year €600 excl. VAT, then €1200 excl. VAT) includes annual refresher training