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NLP is

NLP is … Let’s start! NLP came to life by Dr Richard Bandler and John Grinder in the late 1970’s. John Grinder, Ph.D. is an American linguist, author, trainer and speaker. Dr. Richard Bandler is an American author and trainer in the field of self-help. He is best known as the co-creator of Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP). NLP is a methodology intended to understand and change human behaviour patterns. He also developed other systems and techniques. He is also the creative genius behind Design Human Engineering (DHE) and Neuro Hypnotic Repatterning (NHR). Further more he published more than twenty books how to improve yourself and use your brain for a change.

Below is an excerpt on the meaning of NLP and is the closest you can get on the definition itself.


Characterised by the sense of curiosity and adventure. The desire to learn the skills to be able to find out what kinds of communication influences somebody. What are the kinds of things worth knowing. To look at life as a rare and unprecedented opportunity to learn.


Based on the overall operational presupposition that all behaviour has a structure. That structure is modeled, learned, taught and changed (re-programmed). The way to know what will be useful and effective are the perceptual skills.


NLP is evolved as an innovative Technology enabling the practitioner to organise information and perceptions in ways that allow them to achieve results that were once inconceivable.


NLP, short for Neuro Linguistic Programming explains best as we zoom in on each and every part of the abbreviation.

  • First of all, Neuro represents the Nervous system. Your Neurology receives and sends information trough five senses (Representational Systems).
  • The Linguistic part in NLP is the language and nonverbal communication systems. How do we handle these neural representations? How are they coded, ordered and given a meaning?
  • Programming stands for the ability to organise our communication and neurological systems. Clear steps to achieve specific desired goals, outcomes and results.

What will you learn in our NLP Training?  

You will learn in our NLP Training what NLP is. During our training we teach you so much more!  As with most – if not all – of the ideas and concepts taught in this seminar, we will not only talk about these ideas but actually do them with each other. You’ll be amazed to find that you’ll get all the benefits of these life changing NLP techniques at the same time that you are learning them! As a result we’ve had people lose weight, quit smoking, get promotions, find someone special, you name it, without even trying! Just because they are in the process of changing their attitude about life. Become a more positive and skilled human being during this seminar is the goal we reach.

About Mind Tools

Mind Tools provides NLP Practitioner and NLP Master Practitioner Trainings and Certifications. We educate you according to the renowned, latest and highest standards set by the Society of NLP. We will train you thoroughly in all the corners of Neuro-Linguistic Programming and some extras we learned from Richard Bandler directly.