Public Speaking Without Fear Diploma
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Public Speaking Without Fear Diploma

A complete course in public speaking skills, from anxious beginner to master
3.8 (9 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,903 students enrolled
Created by Chris Worfolk
Last updated 7/2020
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Current price: $139.99 Original price: $199.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 12 articles
  • 14 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Conquer your fear of public speaking
  • Master 12 different ways to control your anxiety
  • Step-by-step prepare, write and deliver great speeches
  • Create a safe space to practise to embed what you learn
Requirements
  • No previous experience in public speaking is required
  • A willingness to practise what you learn (can be done in private)
Description

Do you want to conquer your fear of public speaking, improve your confidence and build your communication skills?  Maybe you want to be an amazing speaker, or maybe you just want to feel less terrified every time you have to give a presentation at work or "say a few words".

If so, this is the course for you.

We'll start by learning 12 different strategies for managing public speaking anxiety. We'll then move on to how to prepare, write and deliver amazing speeches. We'll learn how to practise our skills in a safe space, with exercises workbooks and expert tips.

I'm your instructor, Chris. I'm a psychologist who specialises in anxiety. I'm a seasoned public speaker, having competed in the Public Speaking World Championships at an international level and a former Area Director of Toastmasters International. I've already taught tens of thousands of students online and I would love you to be the next one!

This course is accredited by the International Association of Therapists, so you can be sure it contains high-quality and accurate information.

If all of that sounds good, hit the buy now button to get started. I can't wait to see you inside the course :).

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone looking to build confidence and improve their speaking skills
  • Could be particularly useful for work presentations and entrepreneurs
Course content
Expand all 69 lectures 02:40:56
+ Controlling anxiety
4 lectures 08:41
Why start with anxiety?
00:49
What is anxiety?
03:41
How to use these techniques
01:02
+ Anxiety reduction techniques
12 lectures 53:22
Be kind to yourself
05:30
Set expectations
05:01
Performance zoning
03:14
Cognitive reappraisal
02:08
Structured breathing
03:24
Be an expert
02:19
Practice
04:55
Have a backup plan
06:24
Distraction
05:06
Mindfulness`
05:10
+ Preparation
5 lectures 11:56
Introduction to preparation
00:36
What is the take home message?
01:09
How should I write it?
04:42
Preparation workbook
00:03
+ Writing
11 lectures 25:38
Introduction to writing
00:44
Structure
03:37
Example structures
04:10
The importance of repetition
02:00
Stories
03:32
The power of three
01:30
Word choice
01:36
Word choice part II
03:10
Analogies
02:41
How long should my speech be?
02:35
Writing workbook
00:03
+ Delivery
17 lectures 24:13
Introduction to delivery
00:22
Stance
01:43
Facial expressions
01:28
Start routine
02:03
Start routine workbook
00:05
Power pauses
02:41
Power pauses workbook
00:04
How fast should I speak?
03:24
Body language
02:33
Body language workbook
00:06
Using your voice
02:19
Using your voice workbook
00:06
Handling questions
03:29
Handling questions workbook
00:05
Handling the unexpected
01:28
Handling the unexpected workbook
00:08
+ Practice
6 lectures 13:46
Introduction to practice
00:21
Videoing yourself
03:04
Realistic practice
03:14
Mental imagery
04:13
Mental imagery workbook
00:05
Getting feedback
02:49
+ Theory
8 lectures 19:09
Introduction to theory
00:48
Thoughts, feelings, behaviours
02:47
The stress response
02:16
Optimal arousal
01:44
Hyperventiliation
02:32
Episodic and semantic memory
03:20
How much communication is verbal?
02:03
+ Conclusion
2 lectures 01:34
Conclusion
01:23
Bonus: What to do next
00:11
+ Bonuses
2 lectures 00:19
Using slide decks
00:07
Mindfulness meditations
00:12