Five public speaking tips

What an excellent trainer Herman is! With lots of energy, integrity and persuasiveness he practices his craft. Herman has great analytical abilities and looks at what every individual personal needs and gives them the pubic speaking tips they need. He creates a safe atmosphere in which everyone in the group can learn and grow. Thanks Herman, for this fantastic day. I learned a lot from you!
Svea Van Den Hoek
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Public Speaking - Open Apply ClassPublic speaking tip 1: Speak loudly

When you’re speaking loudly you’re making sure that you can’t hear your own thoughts, those thoughts are there making you insecure in the first place. So, for public speaking tip number one, if you speak loudly you make sure you can talk without being interrupted by yourself.

Public speaking tip 2: Picture your story

When you picture your story it will become easier for you to remember it. Your thoughts are alive when you picture them. If you follow public speaking tip number two: You see what is happening and you’re just describing those moments.

Public speaking tip 3: Be nice to yourself

Being nice to yourself shouldn’t be overlooked, you can make mistakes, everybody does. Just make sure you don’t punish yourself, just reward yourself for the things that went well and how well you’ve tried.

Public speaking tip 4: Make sure you can be funny, sober, open and fiery

If one of the above misses your story gets one sided, which will eventually make it boring. Keep your audience intrigued by following public speaking tip number four, changing the tone of your story.

Public speaking tip 5: Look around and observe what you see

This way you make sure you won’t turn the attention to yourself. This will eventually make you think about your performance and it will make you insecure in the moment. When you look around and observe you will, follow public speaking tip number five and stand with comfort in front of the audience.

Extra public speaking tip: Join a public speaking training

When you go and join the public speaking training given by Herman Otten you will learn how to use these tips in a safe environment. This doesn’t just make it easier for you, but it makes you also get better at public speaking. So this tip may be the best public speaking tip you can get.

Fantastic workshop by Herman Otten! A personal workshop in which Herman accurately pinpoints what every individual needs to improve. During his workshop Herman challenges you to stand in a front of an audience and step outside of yourself. A good way to get outside of my comfort zone. I learned a lot. Thanks Herman, for your workshop and public speaking tips!
Femke Anne Beijerbergen
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Who is Herman Otten?

The public speaking workshop is given by Herman Otten. Herman graduated as an actor at the Utrecht school of arts. After that Herman proceeded to direct and act on Dutch television. Now Herman is widely known for helping people from every walk of life to get over their public speaking anxiety. Currently Herman has even more than 10 years of experience under his belt as a coach and teacher. To date Herman teaches public speaking workshops all throughout the Netherlands and in NYC! Read more about Herman here.


Public Speaking - Open Apply Class
Public speaking class

What does a day of a public speaking workshop in New York look like

The public speaking workshop takes 1 day from 11 AM until 6 PM. During the day we’ll have two coffee breaks of 10 minutes and a longer break of one hour in which we can eat lunch together somewhere near the Magnet Theater Training Center.

Does everyone get the attention they need?

We will work in a small group with a maximum of 6 people, as a result will every person get the attention they need. This also ensures that everyone gets enough personal attention and gets rid of their public speaking anxiety.

Where do we meet?

March 31 '19
Public speaking training

In the heart of Manhattan, New York City in the Magnet Theater and Training Center.

Magnet Theater Training Center
22 West 32nd St, 10th floor
New York City, NY 10001
United States of America.


Your investment for the the Public Speaking Class is 297 USD. This includes a one day training, lunch, water and cookies.