Our Licensed Practitioner of Neuro-Lingusitic Programming® Training is our signature training and is the perfect place to learn the models and skills of NLP that put you in control of how you think, behave and choose to live your life.

This is a Society of NLP Licensed Training in which you are taught and trained in the fundamental elements and skills of Neuro Linguistic Programming® as set out by Richard Bandler the co creator of NLP.

The 8 day Licensed Practitioner of NLP® is a comprehensive training programme, offering an internationally recognized Society of NLP™ certificate.

NLP is built around communication, thinking skills, emotional intelligence and behavioural changes. The techniques are relevant to everyone and will be of benefit in every area of your life.

During this training you will learn NLP the way it is meant to be taught, through installation in a relaxed and informal atmosphere, giving you plenty of time to practice and develop your skills.

We have our 8 Day NLP Practitioner Training taking place in Waterford Oct / Nov 2022

We also have our 7 Day NLP Practitioner Training taking place in Lanzarote Nov 2022

Waterford Training

Module 1: Oct 20th – 24th & Module 2: Nov 24th – 27th 2022

Lanzarote Training

Nov 12th – 18th 2022

Price €1800

Book early to save money and avail of our special early bird and loyalty discounts

Early Bird Discount Options

€1600 if booked 6 weeks before day 1 of the training

€1400 if booked 12 weeks before day 1 of the training



Book your place today

Contact us today if you are ready to learn the skills to transform your life and enhance your communications.

A €500 deposit secures your place – talk to us today – you will be glad you did


What you will learn.

Michael is a licensed trainer with 17 years experience and his specialized NLP training style is carefully layered and structured to deliver the information in ways that raise your learning levels to new heights. You can expect to laugh a lot, be challenged a lot, to learn with ease all the while growing beyond expectation.

NLP Practitioner Syllabus

The  Training takes place between 09:00 – 17:45 every day over the 8 days. We ask that delegates arrive fifteen minutes earlier on the first day of both modules to help with registration.

Learning objectives:

During this course, you are taught to combine all the elements of NLP, and then shown how to apply them with skill and elegance. The course culminates in real-life application of NLP Skills in helping others to overcome their limited model of the world. ( friends and family are welcome for an afternoon to experience NLP for themselves )

By the end of the course you will be able to apply the new learning and skills you have acquired as a Licensed Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming® to whatever field of work you are in, whether that be human resources, education, sales, management, therapy, or business.

The Programme:   You Will Learn

The NLP presuppositions: Useful beliefs for the NLP Practitioner

Well formed outcomes: A method to identify and pursue well-formed and congruent outcomes

Rapport: How to bond with anyone in minutes

Sensory acuity: How to read others by observing sensory shifts

Metaphor: Use metaphor and deliver powerful messages to the unconscious mind.

Representation systems: How people build their internal maps

Eye patterns: How to read the representations people are accessing moment to moment

Sub modalities: Finer distinctions, which create meaning from our internal maps

Swish Patterns: Change habits and states and create new directions

Submodality belief changes: Use submodalities to change limiting beliefs

Strategies: Internal processes that drive complex behaviours. How different people make decisions, get motivated and perform any behaviour.

Modelling strategies: Install new powerful strategies for any new behaviour an individual or organisation wants to adopt

Anchoring: How we are programmed by external and internal stimuli and how we can set this up at will

Linguistic presuppositions: Learn to influence using elegant language structures. Be able to read people’s internal maps based on the presuppositions in their language

Milton Model: learn the art of elegant influence by using hypnotic language patterns

Meta Model: Get to the heart of distortions, generalizations, and deletions in language – unpacking someones model of the world

Reframing: elegantly create new meanings for problems and objections

Techniques – Learn the powerful transformative techniques of NLP to facilitate change in others

After you do this 8 day training life will never be the same again – you will have an insight into how you use your brain to create your reality – you will be able to steer your brain and life in new directions for more happiness and success 🙂

How and where can you use your NLP?

We are always asked “where can I use NLP?” and the answer is simple you can use NLP everywhere, you will integrate the skills and they will become as natural as talking and breathing, so a better question might be where cant I use my NLP?  You can use NLP in any area of your life you choose. In this program you will learn practical applications of NLP that are applicable to …

Business (Negotiations, Sales & Marketing)


Education & Learning

Training & development


Personal Development



and everywhere else too 🙂

About your trainer

Michael Connolly is an NLP Trainer and Motivational Speaker originating from Waterford, South East Ireland. Over the last 27 years Michael have been relentless in studying, training, exploring and embodying a whole host of modalities that offer people and organisations a way, or a structure if you like, of making the changes that are important for them, both personally and professionally. Michael’s training style is charismatic, motivational and transformational. He makes learning NLP with excellence, easy and effortless for everyone.

Michael has over 20 years experience in NLP and is delivering successful trainings in NLP since 2005. He is a Licensed Trainer with the Society of NLP™. Michael is also Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist and Psychotherapist. Added to this he is a Senior Yoga and Meditation Teacher, and Trainer. Michael is the founder of the Mental Fitness Training Academy bringing thinking, communication and behavioural changes and enhancements to all walks of life and more recently May 2020 Michael launched his online trainings short precise trainings that get results fast – Michael Connollys Constructive Thinking Academy.

Here are some but not all of Michaels Hypnotherapy & NLP Training Qualifications

Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy

Certificate in Clinical Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy – ICHP – Cork Eire – 1998

Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy – ICHP – Cork Eire – 1998

Advanced Diploma in Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy – ICHP – Cork Eire – 1999

Certificate in Advanced Clinical Hypnosis – Gill Boyne – Dublin Eire – 1999

Certificate in NLP Applications to Hypnotherapy – Owen Fitzpatrick – 1999

Certificate in Timelining – Alister Bredee – 2000

Certificate in Parts Therapy – Roy Hunter – Dublin Eire – 2001

Certificate in Past Life regression – Henry Leo Boldoc – Dublin Eire – 2001

Certificate in Advanced Hypnotherapy Strategies – Kevin Hogan – Dublin Eire – 2002

Certificate in Psychoneuroimmunology – Jane Bannister – Dublin Eire – 2003

Certificate in Smoking Cessations Specialist – ICHP – 2004

Certificate in Neutralizing Addictions – ICHP – 2004

Neuro Lingusitic Programming

Therapeutic applications of NLP – Owen Fitzpatrick – 1999

Society of NLP licensed Practitioner of NLP – IINLP -Dublin Eire –2000

Society of NLP Licensed Master Practitioner – IINLP- Dublin Eire –2001/2002

Spciety of NLP Business Practitioner – IINLP – Dublin Eire – 2003

Society of NLP Licensed Trainer – Richard Bandler, John La Valle & Paul McKenna – London – 2005

Training specialist – Paul McKenna Training Ltd – London – 2005

Magic of Words – IINLP & John La Valle – Dublin Eire – 2002

30 Years of NLP – IINLP & Richard Bandler – Dublin Eire – 2002

Advanced NLP Skills – IINLP & John La Valle – 2004

Mind you own business “Business application of NLP” – IINLP & John La Valle – 2009

NLP Life and Business Coach – IINLP – 2009

Charisma Enhancement Bootcamp – Owen Fitzpatrick – 2010

Mind Coach – IAMC – 2014

Other Trainings

Live Younger Live Longer – Deepak Chopra – London UK – 2001

Perfect Health – Deepak Chopra – Dublin Ireland – 2004

Therapeutic Yoga Training – Doug Keller – London UK – 2017

Tachyon Holistic Wellness 101 – University of Integrated Science – California – 2018

Tachyon Holistic Wellness 201 – University of Integrated Science – California – 2018

Tachyon Holistic Wellness 301 – University of Integrated Science – California – 2018

Tachyon Holistic Pain Body Realise – University of Integrated Science – California – 2018

Tachyon Vertical Reality 1 – Agni Rusina Kaiser – Glastonbury UK – 2019

Tachyon Vertical Reality 2 – Agni Rusina Kaiser – Glastonbury UK – 2020


Yoga & Meditation

Yoga & Meditation Teacher – Dublin – 1995 and continuous study to this day – thousands of study hours & tens of thousands teacher & training hours.

Contact us today to book your place on our next NLP training

michael@alphazone.ie    michaels mobile 0868335425