7 Public Speaking Tips To Become a Better Speaker

Public Speaking Tips for Becoming a Better Speaker

“Just two and a half years ago, Joshua Rinaldi would shake while giving a speech. Today he’s the president of New York Toastmasters, the New York City chapter of Toastmasters International, an organization of 14,350 speaking clubs across 122 countries.

How did Rinaldi transform from someone who could barely stand in front of people to a public speaking teacher in such a quick time? Practice, he says, noting that this short learning curve isn’t uncommon…

“People improve very quickly,” Rinaldi says. The intense fear that people get before speaking to an audience, he explains, is simply based on unfamiliarity.

“I always tell members after they give their first speech, ‘That’s the hardest speech you’ll ever give,'” he says.

We asked Rinaldi how even someone whose palms sweat at the thought of being at a podium can start to become a better speaker. Here are his best tips: While practicing, transition from a transcript to your memory….”

Source: 7 Public Speaking Tips From A Toastmasters Pro by Richard Feloni dated 18 Jul 2014 (Mineral Daily News-Tribune)

The following is the 7 Tips for Becoming an Excellent Public Speaker from  Joshua Rinaldi:

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1. Practice transitioning from a transcript to you memory.
2. Use notes sparingly.
3. Release nervous energy with controlled breathing and lay off the coffee.
4. Take your time.
5. Play to your strengths.
6. Don’t apologize at the start of your speech.
7. Know your audience.

Source: 7 tips for becoming an excellent public speaker by Dylan Roach dated 18 Aug 2015 (Business Insider)

Since 1924 Toastmasters International has helped more than four million people gain the confidence to communicate.  Join Toastmasters and find a club that you like to practise your speaking skills. You are welcome to visit our Kampong Ubi Toastmasters Club if you are living in Singapore.

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Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking
Practice is the key to helping you improve in public speaking.

Visit Kampong Ubi Toastmasters Club to overcome your fear of public speaking! Our club is one of the warmest Toastmasters clubs in Singapore.

Coming Meeting Date:
Due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus in Singapore, our chapter meeting to be held on  25 Sept 2021 will be conducted online. Our club members will be able to attend via the Internet. There will not be a physical meeting at our venue.  Guests, please do not visit us in person.  If you would like to be part of our novel virtual chapter meeting, simply send an email to info@public-speaking-singapore.com and we will send you an invite link.
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speaking-skillsKampong Ubi Toastmasters Club holds regular chapter meetings where members gather to improve their public speaking skillsOur Club is one of the warmest Toastmasters clubs in Singapore.
Guests are welcome to visit us!   It’s free of charge and there is no obligation that you have to join our club.  Just come, relax and see what Toastmasters is all about! 

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