This is the world's leading NLP Trainers Training and is the only course where you can get certification as an NLP Trainer from NLP co-creator Dr John Grinder. The course is taught directly by John Grinder, Carmen Bostic St. Clair and Michael Carroll and stands out as the official and most authentic course to establish NLP Trainers at the forefront in their communities and marketplace.

The Trainers Training course is structured with the goal to provide you with skills to be an outstanding presenter and a talented trainer who can teach NLP at multiple levels. As a Grinder, Bostic, Carroll Certified NLP Trainer you will demonstrate an in depth knowledge of NLP so you can establish yourself as an NLP leader in the community you are working in. This NLP Trainers Training is aimed at those who seek the elite status of direct lineage from NLP co-creator John Grinder.

The NLP Trainers Training is part of the NLP in the Sun series, taking place in Sesimbra, Portugal just 30 minutes from Lisbon. Sesimbra is an ideal setting to learn NLP with the hotel situated in a magnificent beachfront location.

The area is excellent for walks, climbing and you can enjoy the natural beauty of the nearby national park so you can combine your studies with beautiful outdoor experiences in addition to enjoying the sunshine, great food and the relaxed environment unique to a Portuguese holiday resort.

Your choice of NLP Trainers Training is likely to be the most important decision you will make in your NLP career, so it's wise to choose a course that will give you outstanding training skills as well as offering a brilliant business opportunity after the course. To be certified as an NLP Trainer by NLP co-creator, John Grinder will provide you with a unique status in NLP very few NLP Trainers have. Once certified as an NLP Trainer, the opportunity to offer courses validated by John Grinder, Carmen Bostic St Clair and Michael Carroll and certificates carrying their signatures stands out as one of the best business opportunities in the field of NLP.

John Grinder, Carmen Bostic St Clair and Michael Carroll are a unique training team and collectively they have over 90 years of training and coaching experience.

Michael as the founder of the NLP Academy, is an International Master Trainer and one of the most experienced NLP Trainers and prolific entrepreneurs in the NLP business.

Carmen is the leading female trainer in the world and is known for her innovation and creativity in training design and delivery.

John, as the co-creator of NLP modelled Perls, Satir and Erickson and then coded the original NLP patterns. John nurtured NLP in its infancy, took care of it in its adolescence and is now seeking gifted new trainers to take the field to a new level of maturity.

The Grinder, Bostic, Carroll team are the best in the business and at this NLP Trainers Training you will learn skills for presenting and training that are not available anywhere else in the world.

26 May - 31 May 2019

Your ability to engage an audience with confidence and be a talented public speaker is a key element of being a successful NLP Trainer. This first module is about learning how to utilise NLP processes to design and deliver stunning presentations. In Module I (Love Public Speaking) you will learn how to develop your style as a public speaker and trainer using verbal and non-verbal communication to captivate and hold the audience's attention so your message is conveyed clearly and precisely.

Module I (Love Public Speaking) is also available on a stand-alone basis for those who want to learn how to present and train using NLP tools to engage audiences with a charismatic style in public speaking. After the 'Love Public Speaking' module you will be able to use NLP to design and deliver presentations to enhance the experience for your participants creating long term recall for the content you are delivering.

02 - 08 June 2019

As an NLP Trainer working in a competitive field, it is important you stand out from the crowd, offering high quality training courses to your learners and building a successful business for yourself. Module II is about having a direct experience of learning how to teach NLP to a high standard. You will learn a variety of training styles to deliver NLP certification programmes to the ITA criteria as well as other NLP courses that feature in the general marketplace. To train NLP to the highest of standard you will be able to structure and format NLP modules so the content is experienced on multiple levels.

You will know the importance of 'framing' to establish learning expectations, you will have the skills to prepare the unconscious mind for learning through metaphor and naturalistic examples and have the ability to teach NLP through demonstration and set well structured exercises to embed the learning experience. After this module you will be able to design and deliver NLP courses using a variety of formats depending on the audience.

10 - 13 June 2019 (Portugal) or 14 - 16 October 2019 (London)

You can choose from the two sets of evaluation dates mentioned above. Some people like to go through the evaluation immediately after Module I and II, others prefer to assimilate and integrate what they learnt during Trainers Training and take the October evaluation. The testing and evaluation process is extensive and probably the most rigorous in the world.

You will be tested to the highest level. When you pass this module you will be eligible to join the International Trainers Academy (ITA) and offer ITA certificates carrying the signatures of John Grinder, Carmen Bostic St Clair and Michael Carroll.

Course objectives

The hotel Sesimbra is a panoramic hotel with an incredible view over the Atlantic Ocean enjoying a privileged location with direct access to the beach.

There are 84 rooms and 8 suites. The seafront balconies have superb views providing colours, reflections, unique melodies and enchantment that only the Atlantic can provide.

2019 Dates

from 06 - 30 May 2019

Bed and Breakfast

May (Single)

€ 83.00 *

May (Double)

€ 91.00 *

2019 Dates

from 01 - 17 June 2019

Bed and Breakfast

June (Single)

€ 93.00 **

June (Double)

€ 101.00 **

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Rua Navegador Rodrigues Soromenho, 2970-773 Sesimbra, Portugal

Tel : +351 212 289 800


Tel : +351 212 289 800
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Other Accommodation Options

Marco Pires

Tel : +351 935 340 259

Contact Marco directly for information about apartments in Sesimbra
Please quote NLP Academy when booking

Airport transfers (Special Arrangement)

The closest Airport is Lisbon International (LIS). Sesimbra is 40km from the airport which takes about 40 minutes by car.

Bruno Sousa

Tel : +351 939 527 525
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Special rate for NLP Academy of €35.00 - € 40.00 each way
Please quote NLP Academy when booking

Taxis are available too from the airport which will cost around €50.00* - €60.00* depending on traffic including a toll fee. (Please confirm pricing with Taxi driver when booking)

1) Bus Line 2 (departs hourly) from Lisbon Airport to Praça de Espanha, which will cost approx €3.00* a ticket. From there you can get the bus Line 207 (departs hourly) to Sesimbra for approx €3.00*..

2) Metro - Vermelha (purple line) from Lisbon Airport (departs every 10 minutes) to Praça de Espanha for approx €1.45* plus the purchase of a travel card of approx €0.50* . From there, get the bus Line 207 to Sesimbra..

Total journey time estimated is 1 hour and a half.
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John Grinder

John Grinder is the co-originator of NLP and one of the greatest thinkers of our lifetime. He has authored 14 books on complex subjects ranging from transformational grammar, family therapy and his creation of Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

NLP belongs to John Grinder, maybe not in the literal sense. If you studied the patterns of NLP which were originally developed in the 70's you will recognize the wisdom of John Grinder flows throughout the early work.

Carmen Bostic St. Clair

Carmen Bostic St Clair is the CEO and founder of Quantum Leap, the company Carmen and John conduct their corporate work through (

Carmen has held senior political research posts in government administration. (The White House Committee of the Development of Small Business) and Business Advisory Council representative from California. At the point where she and John Grinder joined forces, she was the CEO of a holding company with 27 subsidiaries, ranging from plastic extrusions manufacturing through radio stations to commercial real estate development.

Michael Carroll

Michael Carroll is the only NLP Master Trainer in the world certified by NLP co-creator John Grinder and Carmen Bostic St Clair. He is the Founder and Course Director of the NLP Academy. Michael creates a collaborative learning environment where the interplay of conscious and unconscious learning processes fully harness the potential of each learner on a course.

He has a unique style using metaphor, humour, questioning, and elicitation of altered states. This makes a course with Michael a profound learning experience flowing into every outlet of your life. In the words of his clients he is a "training genius".