Course Objectives

After completing this course you will:

  • Be more aware of your body’s reaction to conflict situations and how it impacts your ability to react productively;
  • Have strategies to help control those reactions;
  • Be able to ask open-ended questions to discover how the other person sees the
  • conflict and confirm your understanding by paraphrasing;
  • Be able to look for win-win solutions to conflict, rather than win-lose, and to communicate your proposals more effectively. 
  • understanding by paraphrasing;
  • Be able to look for win-win solutions to conflict, rather than win-lose, and to communicate your proposals more effectively. 


Hi, I’m Michael Boulet.


Michael Boulet is a mediator, arbitrator, lawyer, aikido practitioner and instructor who enjoys helping people communicate better. In 2016 he created Getting Off the Line, using aikido concepts and movement to teach people of all ages skills to help them engage effectively whenever conflict arises in their lives.

This course is closed for enrollment.