Conquering the Fear of Speaking in Public.
Conquering the Fear of Speaking in Public Course.
This course enables participants master techniques that help in conquering the fear of public speaking.
The Fear of Public Speaking is real. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced speaker. Whether you have done
it once or a hundred times. While the fear and anxiety never goes away, it is possible to manage the fear and reduce
how long it impacts your speech.
The fear can manifest itself before getting onstage, while on stage and even during the speech. So, what you need is
a variety of different techniques to handle the fear at different points in the speaking experience. Techniques that
will come in handy at the right times. Techniques that are simple and practical.
With conscious and constant practice, it is possible to overcome the fear of public speaking. It is possible to go from
a mediocre speaker to an awesome speaker in a short amount of time. Like anything else, focused practice is at the
heart of success.
Main Training Modules
Introduction and Tips to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking
The fear of speaking in public is real. It affects the novice and the experienced speaker alike. However, by
consciously adopting and practicing the tips in this module, it is possible to pave the way to overcome the fear.
With time, patience and constant practice it is possible to effectively manage the fear.
Understanding Your Fear of Public Speaking
Overcoming speech anxiety will change your life
Causes of speaking fear
Matching fear reduction techniques to your situation
Transforming Negative Thinking Into Confidence
Eliminating worst-case thinking
Developing positive coping statements
Directing your thinking into productive channels
Breathing Techniques for Relaxation and Control
The Virtual Vacation
Using Body Language in Public Speaking
Grounding for stability and confidence
Entering your performance space and greeting audiences
Gestures: Suiting the action to the word
Checklists for body language and use of space
Focus, Relaxation, and Mindfulness
Exercises for mindfulness
10 ways to stay fully focused and present while speaking
Using Positive Visualization
The Actor’s Box exercise
The Spotlight Techniques
Writing your fears away
Your Command Performance Movie
Reducing Nervousness While Speaking
The Two Universes exercise
Getting comfortable with your own body
6 More Ways to Reduce Nervousness
Biofeedback for Physical Symptoms
Calming the Heart
Closing the Stress Gate
The Healing Breath
Strategies for Panic Attacks
Conversation as a Technique to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking
Giving a speech is very similar to having a conversation. This module will tell you how you can converse with
the audience and through that manage your fear of public speaking.