How to Best Help Today's Public Speaking Students

Updated: Mar 5, 2020

Students (and most other people) have a common nightmare scenario… They’re on a stage for a class presentation or to pitch an idea and suddenly there is this weird feeling in their stomach, their palms start to sweat, and they can’t feel their legs, all the eyes in the room are peeled on them and they think, “this is it and I am never putting myself in this situation ever again.” Fear of stage or any public speaking situation is dates to the ancient times when our lives depended on it. Any wrong idea or a word spoken out loud could get you banished from your tribe or worse get you killed. But nowadays the stakes aren’t that high, but the fear is still there.

Learning to effectively deal with this fear is key to becoming great at pu