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Points of You® Taster Session – The Potential Me and Icebreaker

Want to learn more about using Points of You® Tools?


(New to Points of You®? Check out the global website to get an idea or my facebook page for Points of You® in action)

In this special open workshop as part of my L3. Expert practice session, you will have a chance to experience 2 Points of You® Processes in English. 
If you want to further explore your insights and focus on actions, VIPs can arrange a 60-minute one-on-one online coaching session to follow up after the workshop.

1. The Potential Me
The objectives of this process are: 
1. To meet yourself and others from a new perspective. 
2. To get an opportunity to see how we’ve changed during the years. 
3. To experience the deep work we can do with Faces



2. Icebreaker
Points of You® tools can be used to design a full day workshop, or as a part of an opening or closing for a meeting/ get together etc. In this process we will show you some ways to use our tools as an icebreaker, a unique and fun way to introduce each of the participants in the group. The objectives of this process are: 
1. To get inspiring ideas for Icebreakers with Points of You® tools. 
2. To introduce ourselves in a creative way.



A little bit about me : Jennifer Shinkai, MA (Oxon), Points of You® Master Trainer

Back in 2015, I was miserable at work, had a slipped disc and was feeling incredibly stuck in my life.
I was definitely not leaping out of bed each day! I wish that I had known about the Ikigai concept as a way to structure my “navel gazing” as I tried to work out what I wanted to do with my life.

I’m now an English/Japanese facilitator and coach, supporting my clients to create engaged teams in global business. I’m passionate about the infinite possibilities for innovation that an inclusive workenvironment can create. As a Points of You® Master Trainer, I’m fortunate enough to have the tools to able to create that environment in my workshops.

Originally from England, I have been living in Tokyo, Japan since 1999, after graduating from St.Hugh’s College, Oxford University (English Language and Literature). When I’m not talking about Ikigai, I’m running, training for Spartan Races, and enjoying life in the Shitamachi (downtown) part of Tokyo with my husband and two kids.show less

Points of You® Certified Practitioner Training Course in English

Points of You® is a creative tool for individuals and groups, a tool developed to stimulate creativity and inspiration. Born in Israel, already translated into 19 languages and widely used in 147 countries all over the world.

Jennifer Shinkai is a certified Points of You® Trainer and regularly uses the tool in individual coaching, group workshops and facilitation. Her clients are global professionals working in diverse teams. Points of You® enables them to communicate complex and complicated ideas smoothly and gain insight into themselves and their team.

The Points of You® Certified Practitioner Training Course is an interactive six-hour session where you will learn Points of You®’s philosophy and values. You will learn how to use the main tool, The Coaching Game, for self, one to one and group work. Jennifer Shinkai is the only trainer currently offering this course in English in Japan.

Who is it for?

Coaches, Trainers, Facilitators, Counsellors, Managers who want to help people open hearts, break patterns and create a sense of belonging with an introduction to Points of You® Tools.

What does the course cover?

In this 6-hour course you will learn ways to facilitate “unexpected but precise” insights in individual, one on one, and group work using the Points of You® tools. By understanding the philosophy and background of the tools in depth, you will be able to create an unlimited number of experiences for your participants.

During the course you will have hands on experience of several ways to use two tools – The Coaching Game and Punctum. You will be able to develop new ways to engage people in meetings, workshops, coaching or counselling sessions.

You will leave as a Certified Points of You® Practitioner with your own set of The Coaching Game, Punctum and a textbook.

What is the benefit of being a Certified Points of You® Practitioner?

As a certified Points of You® Practitioner you are able to:

  • Hold Points of You® workshops as an official certified Practitioner. You can incorporate Points of You® tools into sessions such as your own coaching, facilitation and counseling.
  • Buy Points of You® tools at reduced rates
  • Participate in the Practitioner course held by a certified trainer as a re-attendant at a reduced rate (subject to availability)
  • Participate in exclusive events for those holding Points of You® Certification

What is included in the course fee?

The ¥55,944 Investment includes 6 hours of seminar, an English Text, 1 set of The Coaching Game in English (Retail Price ¥24,840), 1 set of Punctum in English (Retail Price ¥9,720 ), Points of You® International Accreditation Registration Fee and Payment Handling Fee.