Vocal Presentation Skills From Hollywood Legends
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Vocal Presentation Skills From Hollywood Legends

An introduction to the concept of Visceral Language and how to make your voice more visual when you speak.
4.4 (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.
192 students enrolled
Created by Arthur Joseph
Last updated 5/2016
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 11 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Speak in Vocal Awareness
  • Make Your Voice Visual
  • Use Visceral Language Annotation Techniques
  • Read Scripts & Prepared Remarks Like A Professional
  • Prepare For Presentations
  • Speak Clearly and Powerfully Like A Broadcaster or Actor
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  • No prerequsisites necessary.

In this course, legendary Hollywood Vocal Coach and Broadcast Trainer for the NFL, Arthur Samuel Joseph, will introduce you to the concept of Visceral Language and how to make your voice more visual when you speak.

You will learn how to improve your preparation and practice time by annotating your scripts and text. This will enable you to deliver your presentations and talks with greater vocal awareness and impact.

Visceral Language is the audacious practice of making voice visual. It teaches you to annotate your text in Vocal Awareness.

Pay attention to language, punctuation, and supportive side bars in the margins of your text. It all matters.

It will improve speaking skills, presentation skills, phone skills, sales skills, broadcasting skills, television and acting skills, and lead students towards the ultimate goal of communication mastery.

The course includes:

  • 2 Hours of video lessons
  • Script annotation tools
  • Vocal Warm-Ups
  • Exercises and homework
  • Annotated Examples

The course will take 5-10 hours to complete, plus involves 7-minutes of practice each morning. 

The course is structured in 9 units with a video in each unit as well as written explanations and examples, as well as tools for using the technique. 

The visceral language vocal skills course is essential for anyone who wants to learn to speak more powerfully and authentically in all situations.  It will provide powerful professional presentation skills, pronunciation skills, speech skills, sales skills and general communication skills.  

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginner and Intermediate Speakers
  • Sales People
  • CEOs and Business Leaders
  • Entrepreneurs and Start-Up Business Development Directors
  • Broadcasters
  • Actors
  • Singers
  • Professional Speakers
  • Athletes
  • This is not for people who simply want to speak more deeply or act like someone who they are not.
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Curriculum For This Course
28 Lectures
Get Started With Visceral Language!
4 Lectures 10:58

Vocal coach to the stars Arthur Samuel Joseph prepares you to learn how to make your voice visual and more powerful in prepared remarks and presentations.  

Preview 05:07

Discover the Power Of Visceral Language
First Steps

Warming up your voice can look and sound strange at first. This funny video will prepare you for the unique exercises associated with professional vocal warmups. 

Preview 01:23

This will prepare you for the Vocal Awareness journey of improving your speaking voice and presentations. 

A Note to YOU from Arthur Samuel Joseph, Creator of the Vocal Awareness Method
Practice Example
2 Lectures 05:06

This will prepare you for your vocal practice. 

Practice Video

This is a student example of how to practice. 

How To Train
3 Lectures 21:33

An introduction to Stature and its deeper meaning in professional and interpersonal communication. 

Stature Intro

Learn the art of stature and proper posture for speaking and presenting. 

What is Stature?

Arthur will demonstrate with a student how to stand in stature when speaking to improve the sound and quality of your voice.

Practicing Stature
What is Visceral Language?
2 Lectures 07:56

This will teach you the basics of making your voice visual. 

Visceral Language Overview

This describes the theory behind making your voice visual. 

Visceral Language: Conveying the EMOTION of Words
How To Use Visceral Language
7 Lectures 35:52
Intro Video

How to Read Visceral Language

Using Visceral Language Annotations Part 1

Using Visceral Language Annotations Part 3

Using Visceral Language Annotations Part 4

Practice Tips
Telling A Story
2 Lectures 09:57
How To Use Story To Communicate More Effectively

Using Story
Body Language
2 Lectures 10:42

Body Language Strategies
Performance Exercises & Tips
2 Lectures 13:17
Presentation Tips

Non-Verbal Communication
Final Thoughts
4 Lectures 14:25
Vocal Awareness Principles

The 7 Daily Rituals of Vocal Awareness Practice

The 7 Rituals

A Story of Inspiration

About the Instructor
Arthur Joseph
4.4 Average rating
14 Reviews
192 Students
1 Course
Hollywood Voice Coach & Broadcast Speech Trainer

Arthur Samuel Joseph M.A., founder and chairman of the Vocal Awareness Institute, today is widely-recognized as one of the world’s foremost authorities on the human voice. A renowned teacher/mentor, Mr. Joseph’s mission is to Change the World through Voice. His trademarked, proprietary voice and leadership training program, Vocal Awareness,™ is designed to teach Communication Mastery through a disciplined regimen of highly- specific techniques designed to cultivate an embodied and enhanced leadership presence, as well as personal presence, through body language techniques, vocal warm-ups, and storytelling skills. What emerges is an integrative and integral communication style.

Mr. Joseph has taught globally for over five decades. His varied client list includes national and international leaders in politics, business, entertainment and broadcasting, the hospitality industries as well as among world-class athletes, motivational speakers, life coaches, noted actors, singers and other luminaries of the stage and screen. Formerly on the faculty at the University of Southern California School of Theatre, he has been a visiting artist at both Yale and George Washington Universities, and visiting professor in the New York University Graduate Extension program, among many others nationally and internationally.

His lifelong dedication to his mission, “To change the world through Voice” imbues his work with a vital sense of urgency as our relationships, our culture, our nation, and our global community becomes increasingly dependent upon communication technology and social media to do the work of communication. As Mr. Joseph states, “We are on the cusp of losing the art of public discourse.” He has become a lone voice in raising the alarm that we aren’t simply losing the ability to communicate, we are losing our innate ability to connect with each other on even the most basic levels—physically, psychologically, and spiritually.


Over the course of his career in the entertainment industry, his many students have ranged from Oscars winners such as Sally Field and Angelina Jolie, to enduring on-screen stars as Sylvester Stallone, Pierce Brosnan and Arnold Schwarzenegger. A few of his many corporate clients have included Ernst and Young, Business Management Consultants, Deloitte and Touche, Financial Management Consultants, Lexus International, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, the NFL Network, FOX Network, and ESPN. In addition, Mr. Joseph has been voted “Best of the Best” by the Young Presidents Organization.

Among his notable students in all major sports are 5 Olympic Gold Medalists as well as Hall of Famers, including the NFL’s Emmitt Smith, Michael Irvin, Jerry Rice, Marshall Faulk and eleven other Hall of Famers, the NBA’s Irvin “Magic” Johnson, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, and its great coach, Pat Riley, Major League Baseball´s Joe Gerardi, Manager of the NY Yankees, among a host of current players, retired players, and sports broadcasters.

Formerly on the faculty of the University of Southern California School of Theatre, Mr. Joseph has been a visiting artist at Yale and George Washington Universities, a guest lecturer at New York University, as well as traveled the world teaching Vocal Awareness. He is the author of 5 books, multiple CDs and DVDs, and on-line courses. His most recent book, Vocal Leadership: 7- Minutes-a-Day to Communication Mastery, with foreword by Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League, was published by McGraw-Hill in 2013.

View his list of world famous clients and Fortune 500 companies and find out why he is called the Speech Coach to the Stars.