Are you one of the countless folks who simply dread the prospect of speaking in public? Do you start sweating at the mere contemplation of it? If you have long been troubled by speaking in front of groups, but would like to make a change, this article is meant for you.
Feeling nervous before speaking in public is very common. To help overcome the fear of speaking in front of others practice the speech you will be giving several times in front of your family. This will allow you to work out any kinks in your speech. Additionally, this will give you the chance to speak in front of others.
Make sure you wear a supportive pair of shoes when you do public speaking. You want your posture to be tall and confident, with open and relaxed shoulders so you portray confidence. If you get tense on stage from feet, knee or low back pain, it will affect your speech greatly.
Practice makes perfect. Practice as often as you need to in order to perfect the speech. Practice your
pace and breathing. Ensure your speech allows for interruptions, such as applause. Use the equipment