Dave Young

Founder and Director

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Verbal Defense & Influence believes that live events are where our speakers and trainers can have the biggest impact on organizations and individuals.

However, we know we’d severely limit the number of people we could touch, if live training was all we provided. Therefore, we’ve converted some of our training programs into products that can be reviewed at work, home or in the car.

Click on a link to learn about the products we have in each of the following categories.

Public Safety General Public Anti-Bullying


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In addition Verbal Defense & Influence is a member of the Vistelar Group which operates three online stores where you can also purchase Verbal Defense & Influence products as well as other items.

Public Safety Store for law enforcement, corrections and military:

Self Defense Store for the general public (verbal, physical and situational self-defense):

Training Store for business, education and healthcare: