Moth+Flame VR
Effective Refusal Skills

Foundational Skills

Effective Refusal Skills

Develop the essential skill of assertive communication to make you a better soldier. This module will help you practice saying no in a clear, calm, and respectful manner, even under peer pressure. You'll learn to prioritize your goals, communicate your reasons effectively, and stand your ground without being apologetic or emotional.

Scenario: Your company has a day pass, and Andrew and Jake want you to join them in town. However, you need to retake your ACFT in the morning and cannot afford to be tired or hungover. You must tell them you can't go, handle their increasing peer pressure assertively, and ensure your priorities are understood.

Learning Objectives

  • Be clear and calm to make your priorities heard
  • Avoid apologizing or using indirect language
  • Avoid getting defensive or emotional


  • Assertive Communication
  • Peer Pressure Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Self-Awareness
  • Emotional Regulation

Similar Experiences

Moth+Flame VR Learning
Quick Links
Connect with us
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
Contact info
Copyright © 2024. All rights reserved.