Conquering the Fear of Public Speaking
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Conquering the Fear of Public Speaking

Get over the fear of public speaking by learning the techniques elaborated in this course.
4.1 (262 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
3,895 students enrolled
Created by Joseph Prabhakar
Last updated 2/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 38 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the fundamental techniques to get over the fear of public speaking!
  • Learn the techniques that experts use to get over the anxiety attached to public speaking!
  • Get to know things to avoid before and during a speech, to increase your chances of making a confident speech!
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Requirements
  • A strong will to practice the techniques is all that you will need! If you are a speaker, I have no doubt that you already have that will!
Description

Fellow Speaker,

This course is meant to teach one thing - and one thing alone. How to get over the fear of speaking in public! How to handle the anxiety that comes over when you approach the stage or stand in front of an audience. That's it.

This is a focused exposition on the various techniques one can adopt to deal with stage fear effectively. This course will not deal with, cover or elaborate on any other technique or aspect 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.

I wish you good luck in your journey to become a great speaker!!!

All the very best!!!

Joseph


Who is the target audience?
  • Aspiring as well as experienced speakers who continue to experience anxiety before or during their speaking experience!
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Conquering the Fear of Public Speaking
8 Lectures 37:52

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.

Introduction and Tips to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking
06:42

The best techniques are always the simple ones. The magnificence of the technique is in its simplicity. As seemingly simple it is, conscious and constant practice can help reduce the fear of speaking in public. No matter how experienced one becomes as a speaker, the fear never goes away. However, it is possible to learn to manage it and reduce the time it takes to recover gracefully from its effects. These two techniques will show how.

Two Practical Techniques to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking
05:35

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.

Conversation as a Technique to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking
03:53

Getting your audience to approve your speech is the best way to remove anxiety from your speaking experience. This module will give you practical tips to obtain that approval from the audience.

Audience Approval as a Technique to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking
03:21

Feedback is key if you are going to make a good public speaker and get over the fear of speaking.

Feedback to Manage the Fear of Public Speaking
02:44

Is there a silver bullet to remove your fear of public speaking? Find out from this module!

The Silver Bullet!
02:14

While a hundred different things can be said about what not to do, this module captures the top four. Again, seemingly simple - but effective enough to show results.

Four Practical tips to avoid the jitter before and during public speaking
05:10

A quick recap of the course!

Summary
08:13
About the Instructor
Joseph Prabhakar
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CEO, Power Communication Corp

Joseph Prabhakar is a keynote speaker, communication expert, personal branding consultant and a certified executive coach. As the CEO of Power Communication Corp. Joseph helps leaders communicate with purpose and intention to their teams, customers and stakeholders. Utilizing techniques and best practices from multiple disciplines, Joseph offers programs that are powerful, engaging, memorable and delivers immense value to his clients.

Prior to forming Power Communication Corp, Joseph was an accomplished corporate leader with over 20 years in a variety of progressive roles and leadership responsibilities across geographies. While not speaking or teaching, Joseph loves to spend time with his family, read and spend time tending to his plants.