Testimonials from the Last Make That Speech Course

Here’s some of the feedback from the Make That Speech Course in January 2015

M. Prendergast:

I would say I found the course extremely useful! I got up and spoke in front of 4 other people in a room and I was actually able to speak without having a panic attack. To me that’s an achievement!

I’m not just saying this to make you feel good, but I was actually very impressed and I found that you had a genuine interest in helping the people on the course and this in turn was giving you a certain lift. I would be interested in attending you’re next course if there was about 9 or 10 in the class. In the meantime I’ll continue to listen to you’re hypnosis.

Quite simply, it’s the best €100 I’ve spent in a long time!

Sarah Dunne, Customer Central:

Ryan is engaging, warm and honest! The course has really increased my awareness of NLP and given me the tools to present with confidence. Looking forward to putting it all to good use. Would recommend for anyone who has to stand up and present in any situation

S. Bradley:

“I did the Makethatspeech.com course and I found it hugely helpful. I picked up tips for better communication and body language but also I learned of bad habits I had developed that were giving out the wrong signals. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone who has to give a presentation or speech and needs a little help perfecting their skills.”

A. O’Beirne:

I found my day at the Make that Speech course extremely helpful. I was given some useful tools to not only equip myself to speak in public confidently but to go about my day to day life the same way.  Ryan gave an exceptional service and checked in throughout the day with us to make sure we were getting the most out of the course. I look at public speaking in a completely different way now and I am looking forward to pursuing it more in future.

What Can We Learn About Public Speaking From Cool Runnings?

It might seem like a mad question, but actually quite a lot!

This scene from Cool Runnings is very important to anybody who wants to be a competent and confident public speaker.

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Visualisation is an incredibly powerful way of preparing for a performance of any kind. You will very often hear professional sports stars talk about visualisation before an event. For example a golfer visualising where the ball is going to go before taking an important shot, or a runner seeing how a race will be run before running an important race. They see what’s going to happen and mentally rehearse it over and over again, until it feels so natural to them that they can’t imagine any other outcome. Many top golfers count visualisation and mind coaches (for the want of a better job description) as full time members of their team.

It’s a form of practice, but one you can do any time any place. The more you practice in your mind, the more natural it feels. The more immersive the visualisation, the more real it feels, the more beneficial it becomes.

If these techniques are tried and tested by some of the highest performing elite athletes in the world, why not use them yourself? On a ‘Make That Speech’ public speaking course, you will learn to harness the power of visualisation, so that you can become increasingly more confident in your own ability.

To find out more about whether this technique can work for you call 085 1056699 and find more details on the next Make That Speech Public Speaking and Communications Skills training day here