Verbal Self-Defense - Communication Skills
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Verbal Self-Defense - Communication Skills

Communication skills - How to superiorly deal with all types of verbal attacks or conflicts, anytime and anywhere!
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4.3 (88 ratings)
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Created by Bob Francis
Last updated 1/2016
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 7 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
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  • Analyze conflicts in a effective way
  • Dodge the verbal bullying
  • How to SAVE your life in really dangerous situations
  • Win more arguments and get more self-esteem
  • Defend yourself against others: both verbal and physical
  • How to be more confident and how to improve your social skills
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  • An open mind and commitment
  • "WILL!"

Being able to walk around people knowing that you`re capable of handling any kind of unwanted verbal behavior of theirs such as bullying, criticism, insults or even emotional manipulation is a skill that anyone in the business environment or social world needs in order to improve his life or even to protect it.

I am going to teach you different tehniques and all the strategies i have discovered over the years in order to change your life in the way you want. I do believe that it's time you should take action. Stop being afraid by what others will say when you have to present your point of view. Keep fight for your goals! Don't let the others to consider you inferior. Because you are not!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course was created for those of you who are verbally abused at work, home or on the streets
  • How to SAVE your life in really dangerous situations
  • Anyone who want to improve his social life and his communication skills
  • Anyone who want to be more confident on his abilities
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Curriculum For This Course
28 Lectures
4 Lectures 07:12

Verbal Defence Course

Preview 02:02

First things first

First things first

Introduction In Verbal Defence

Preview 01:51


Set of Instructions
Your First But Prompt Response!
10 Lectures 24:56

Verbal Defence

Verbal Defense

First Steps

First Steps

Types of attacks

Types of attacks

Your first response

Preview 03:05

Taking your atacker's own side

Preview 02:14

How to handle stressful situations

How to handle stressful situations
3 pages





Silence or....

Silence or ...

Admit it!

Admit it
Fighting back!
6 Lectures 22:40

Dodge the verbal bullying

Dodge the verbal bullying

Give him what he wants

Preview 02:46

How to win an argument

How to win an argument

The compliment method

The compliment method

The messege i received from Jeff:

"I have a neighbor who is not happy that my family and I just adopted a dog. The neighbor has complained to my neighborhood homeowners association that the dog barks all day and all night long and is a nuisance which wakes his sleeping infant up and that we leave the dog out all the time which is all day long on the patio when we are not there. None of this is true. My wife keeps the dog inside when we are home (she is a stay at home mom) and the dog sleeps in our bed every night. The dog is quiet, but will bark if she sees an animal in our yard or another person she doesn't know. (we live on an acre of land – so we are not as close together as one would think). Other than that, she doesn’t make a peep.

Anyway – this neighbor approached my wife recently, after first (he makes a formal complaint and then wants to discuss it with us after making the complaint) complaining several times to the homeowners association and we had to respond formally to the association based on the neighbor's allegation.that the dog was a nuisance. The neighbor accosted my wife and he was pretty nasty and said that our dog was a nuisance. My wife denied his allegations and he became confrontational and asked “what are you calling me a liar?” (yes – he is lying or making extreme exaggerations because he doesn’t want us to have a dog or one off bark here or there is too much for him - of course, he has to exaggerate to make his case actionable)

My question is – when someone is lying to others about you and making false or frivolous claims in bad faith, how would you handle that? How also do you handle if someone confronts with “are you calling me a liar – when you believe, yeah - that person who is asking is lying? It’s a shame really. He sent a video to my homeowners association as ‘proof’ – it is pitch black at night – the video has no time or date stamp – I’m not even sure its my house. But in the video he’s outside moving around – there is a dog barking in the distance – he is heard saying

“keep barking – barking – c’mon”, and the minute and 4 second video ends with “this is what I hear all day and night” - it is so false and this makes my blood boil. Immediately I have to defend myself for the audacity of having a dog - and a dog that does not bark as he claims she does. So pray tell - How do you handle that ?"

How to deal with the excessive lying

Nosense is the sense!

Nosense is the sense!
8 Lectures 03:22


[BONUS] Communication skills

Communication tips PART 1

[BONUS] Communication skills PART 1
3 pages

Communication tips PART 2

[BONUS] Communication skills PART 2
4 pages

Communication tips PART 3

[BONUS] Communication skills PART 3
4 pages

Communication tips PART 4

[BONUS] Communication skills PART 4
8 pages

Communication tips PART 5

[BONUS] Communication skills PART 5
3 pages

Communication tips LAST PART

[BONUS] Communication skills LAST PART
4 pages

Thank you!

Thank you!
About the Instructor
Bob Francis
4.0 Average rating
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6,088 Students
7 Courses
Winner of European Life Coaching Award (Barcelona)

Bob Francis is a life coach and an entrepreneur who runs several businesses while teaching thousands of incredible students from all over the world on Udemy. He is the author of several successful Udemy courses that has attracted students from over 125 countries.

He is the co-founder of YourLifeDesigners, an organisation whose aim is to change people lives with education. His friendly and positive way of thinking and his solid life experience are without a doubt the most important factors that make him be so appreciated worldwide.

"Keep your dreams alive. Understand that, to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe."

He does believe in the power of learning to TRANSFORM lives and even entire communities.