Master Public Speaking: Presenting Like a Pro
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Master Public Speaking: Presenting Like a Pro

Public Speaking: An empowering & entertaining course to help you master public speaking by applying 4 key principles.
3.9 (14 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.
4,801 students enrolled
Created by Becky Shortt
Last updated 2/2014
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $20 Discount: 50% off
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 15 mins on-demand audio
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You will transition from elementary and 'superficial' public speaking into public speaking mastery.
  • You will overcome negative assumptions about public speaking and your performance by shifting your mindset.
  • You will understand and master the nuances of the face and body so you can use them to be your authentic self.
  • You will learn stage presence and how to step into character while still be true to your personal style.
  • You will master your voice (no technical terms needed) by learning how to avoid and remedy common vocal issues. You will learn to use your voice dynamically and effectively.
  • You will feel confident and uplifted through the video guidance and meditations you receive to coach you through some significant changes.
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Requirements
  • View the lectures with a notepad and pen and be prepared to do some light brainstorming and note-taking.
  • Set aside time to do the few meditations included.
  • Read attached PDFs for a deeper understanding of lecture content.
  • Complete quizzes to make sure you are on track with your learning.
Description

Take this course before making a speech!

Over 350 happy students are with me, learning to transform their public speaking.

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Master Public Speaking: Presenting Like a Pro is an enjoyable and practical guide to public speaking mastery, focusing less on technical terms and more on practical application and optimising mindset. The course offers more than the basic tips for presenting successfully with confidence and ease, instead using four key principles as a hinge that connects speaking skills with genuine audience engagement.

It includes lectures, opportunities to pause for activities, and meditation guides to promote the adoption of distinguished speaking practices.

There is a 30 day 100% money-back guarantee and the opportunity to get one to one advice from me as you move through this course. I am here to help!

Prices increase this March, 2015, so click the Take This Course button at the top of the screen to start your journey in public speaking mastery.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is especially recommended for those lacking in confidence when in comes to public speaking and those eluded or disappointed in typical public speaking strategies.
  • School teachers will find this a well-structured and engaging way to teach presentation skills.
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Curriculum For This Course
17 Lectures
01:04:08
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Setting Yourself Up for Success
3 Lectures 04:41

This foreword establishes how to get the most out of the course. Follow these recommendations and see tremendous bounds in your public speaking ability.

Preview 01:22

The four principles that support most of the course content. Return to the four principles regularly and ask yourself, 'How am I applying these to my speaking today?'.

Preview 01:16

The two 'truths' you need to affirm to yourself to feel safe and supported when making a speech. These realisations will allow you to overcome fear and apprehension about public speaking.

Preview 02:03
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Connect With Your Audience
3 Lectures 07:29

The first principle to bear in mind throughout the course and all your public speaking endeavors. Connecting with the audience goes beyond the content of your presentation and into your performance. Are you getting it right?

Preview 03:33

How to utilise the most transformative public speaking tip when it comes to tone, confidence and conveying passion.

Preview 01:55

Setting aside the typical advice to make 'eye contact', this lecture is centred on real connection through the eyes.

The Power of the Eyes- beyond 'contact'
02:01

A quiz to test and solidify your understanding of how to genuinely connect with your audience.

Connecting with your Audience
5 questions
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The Performance
8 Lectures 30:24

An overview of the second principle- 'Use Drama', and how to apply this while maintaining a sense of integrity and natural movement.

Principle Two: Use Drama
03:46

Discussing the least utilised public speaking tool among beginning and accomplished speakers, this lecture encourages and investigation of facial expression to communicate with flair.

Facial Expression
01:33

Covering vocal dynamics in the least technical way, this practical guide to the voice will shift people out of the monotone and into expressive speaking.

Vocal Dynamics
03:52

In a day and age of fast information, we often lose sight of how to pace ourselves and employ 'the pause'. Learn the best pace for your style and content.

Pace and Pauses
05:32

Tricks to help you speak more clearly than ever. Magic for mumblers!

Vocal Clarity
04:01

Focusing on hand movement, this lecture teaches you how to gesture while applying the key principles of public speaking.

Getting a Handle on Gestures
03:51

How to breathe correctly to support your body and all the great changes you have been making throughout the course.

Breathing: A Precursor to Stage Presence
02:31

Stage Presence: A Whole Body Approach
05:18

Take this quiz to recap and show-off your knowledge of 'performing' during your speech.

The Performance
13 questions
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Be Yourself
2 Lectures 16:53

The third principle that expresses the importance of keeping the essence of you when making a speech.

Principle Three: Be Yourself
01:41

Style: Blow them away, your way!
15:12
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Prepare to be Natural
1 Lecture 04:41

The greatest paradox that is also the savior of beginning and competent public speakers.

Principle Four: Prepare to be Natural
04:41
About the Instructor
Becky Shortt
3.6 Average rating
21 Reviews
7,381 Students
3 Courses
CEO of School Savvy and Becky Shortt Coaching

I lead a double life, kind of like a superhero, but mostly like a lady with several passions and two core businesses that make a difference to people's lives.

After working as high school English teacher for several years, I noticed scope in the curriculum to deal more extensively with the building of confidence, learning skills and compassion within our young people. Sometimes I'd get in trouble from the principal for spending my lunch time teaching kids how to have better relationships with their peers or how make the words of a bully insignificant. Then came the birth of School Savvy, an organisation that teaches confidence and success at school and in the 'real world' through writing, speaking and creative means. As a trained English teacher, these modes of communication are close to my heart and also my area of expertise.

But that is just one of my lives. I am also a life coach who helps adults shift beliefs, follow their passion and be happier using their natural creativity. I even write empowering theme songs for people because it's fun and makes their life more awesome.

You may also know me as Rebecca Zammit and can find me on Youtube doing karate and teaching teens how to improve their writing and speaking. You may occasionally see some embarrassing moments of singing or general tomfoolery. I hope you do.

I am also very open to communication from those seeking help or those who currently work with me, so do reach out if there is anything you need. I mostly hang out in Australia, if you ever want to visit!