Confidence through Comedy

Improve your confidence and self-esteem using humour
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  • Lectures 13
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 5/2016 English

Course Description

Learn how to grow your communication skills, personality and comic potential for use in everyday situations with this unique course on Udemy.

Begin with simple talk loosening exercises, eye contact, comedy analysis through to joke writing and conversation adapting, plus learn to lighten and lift your demeanour and persona.

Skills to study, practice and create all at your own pace for your own needs. It's the most fun you can have on an online course and you are at the centre of it.

What are the requirements?

An open mind, enthusiasm and a sense of fun

What am I going to get from this course?

  • An incite into the world of comedy creation
  • Discovering why and how jokes make us laugh
  • Building on your own conversational style
  • Natural self-confidence growth as you feel more comfortable with your own conversation
  • Learning how to link subject matters and steer conversations your way 
  • Believing in your own sense of humour

What are the requirements?

  • No prior knowledge or experience of comedy is required, just an enthusiastic attitude to the learning and practicing of the Art form to benefit you in your social life.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Interact and converse confidently in everyday situations using humour as a way to improve communication and social skills whilst enhancing personality.

Who is the target audience?

  • Suitable for everyone that has a sense of fun and a desire to engage others in buoyant conversations or a keen interest in learning comedy skills from writing to performance.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction and course commencement
Introduction, humour analysis and conversation loosening exercises
Section 2: Directed conversation
More exercises to enhance the free flowing of speech and thought
Section 3: Written humour reshaping
Learning how to find and adapt humour through word economy and personalisation
Section 4: Comedy creation from ordinary words
Utilising words and their various meanings as a basis for joke making
Section 5: Finding humour in adages
Working with everyday expressions to create something new and funny
Section 6: Working with the list system to find comedy
New skill sets to practise in the formation of topical humour and much more
Section 7: Using physicality
Adding body language and physical humour to enhance presentation
Section 8: Bringing it home!
Use your new skill sets to create a confidently presented original comedy piece
Section 9: Bonus Andy Ford LIVE show
Andy Ford LIVE part 1
Andy Ford LIVE part 2
Andy Ford LIVE part 3
Andy Ford LIVE part 4
Andy Ford LIVE part 5

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Instructor Biography

Andy Ford, Professional Comedian

I am a professional comedian and comedy performer. I have performed hundreds of gigs all around in the world. I have topped the bill at the world famous London Palladium and I have performed for HRH Queen Elizabeth II at The Royal Variety Performance. I have over 40 years of experience in the entertainment industry and am committed to helping people improve their confidence levels using comedy.

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