Resilience through Public Speaking - Grades 5-7

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Normanhurst Boys High School

Normanhurst, NSW 2076


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Resilience Through Public Speaking

Saturday October 12th and Sunday October 13th

9:30 am - 3pm

Now focusing on writing a leadership speech!

The Academy of Speakers Resilience through Public Speaking program will give your child an added advantage before entering high school. In this engaging and enjoyable course, the students will learn the basic principles of speaking in public while also learning the core foundations of building a resilient mindset and how to apply these principles into their daily life, not just public speaking.

During this program, the students will be taught the key aspects of resilience by learning:

  • How to face their fears and harness their nervous energy

  • How to give and accept positive and constructive feedback

  • How to take risks and how to deal with setbacks

  • How to find their individual voice

Practical Public Speaking Skills

Within this program, the public speaking skills that they will learn include:

  1. How to feel confident when you are feeling nervous

  2. How to speak effectively on camera

  3. How to overcome fear and not suffer from mental blocks

  4. How to speak to make people listen

  5. How to visualise a successful speech

  6. How to effectively structure your presentation

  7. How to relax through structured breathing and mindfulness techniques

  8. How to effectively use pauses and avoid filler words (umhs and ahs)

What they will learn

By the end of the program, students will have learnt:

  • How to find their individual, unique voice

  • How to accept their fears of public speaking as a natural part of the process

  • How to be confident even when they are feeling nervous

  • How to practice and prepare an effective speech

  • How to deliver a clear, confident presentation

Who will be teaching the course

This course will be run by our experienced coaches. All members of our team have had experience not just in public speaking but also in building leadership skills. This program will be led by Kamal Sarma, TedX presenter, best selling author and CEO of Rezilium, a strategic leadership firm.

Who is this course for?

  • Any student who wants to improve their speaking skills

  • Any student who has a fear of public speaking

  • Any student who wants to appear confident for a high school scholarship

  • Any student who wants to be selected for a leadership position

  • Any student who may benefit from becoming more resilient before going into high school

  • Any student who wants to find their voice

  • Any student who wants to craft a story that enthralls the audience.

  • Any student who wants to know how to build confidence throughout their life

What will your child be doing?

Your child will be:

  • Participating in group games to build confidence

  • Presenting their prepared speech to an audience

  • Participating in group discussions that teach resilience

  • Practicing how to give constructive feedback to peers

  • Taking notes to become a better speaker

What does your child need to bring?

  • A notebook

  • Pens-black and blue

  • Coloured textas- red, orange, green, blue and black

  • Food for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea*

  • Water bottle

*To ensure the safety of all participants, please do not pack nuts for your child.

What does your child need to wear?

  • Comfortable clothing

  • Comfortable sneakers

  • Warm jacket

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