Verbal Atemi- A Technique for Creative Disruption
Presenter: Stephen Kotev
Contained within the Japanese martial art of Aikido is Atemi - a strike used to unbalance or disrupt a pattern of intent. This workshop will explore the concept of verbal Atemi through stories taken from the conflict resolution text, Sweet Fruit from the Bitter Tree: 61 Stories of Creative & Compassionate Ways out of Conflict by Mark Andreas. Join Aikido black belt and seasoned conflict resolver Stephen Kotev as we explore how to apply verbal Atemi to high-conflict situations.
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