Private Public Speaking Coaching

“Herman is a great public speaking instructor and offers fantastic feedback/tips! I came out of my coaching session with more confidence and a fresh perspective on public speaking. Overall, 10 out of 10, would recommend!”
Alexa Siegel
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Learn the secrets of public speaking from
the best reviewed speaking coach in NYC!

✔️ Tailor-made
✔️ Practice in a safe setting
✔️ At a time that suits you (also evening/ weekends)
✔️ Post-mail with tips and tricks
✔️ Over 260 positive reviews..

Private public speaking coaching with Herman Otten is very useful to get prepared for a presentation or pitch. He will work with you on material and makes sure you feel energetic and confident. We also recommend private public speaking coaching if you are very scared to speak in public. You will build up your confidence in a safe setting. After private public speaking coaching you can decide to join the full day public speaking class to practice with other participants.

To apply for private public speaking coaching please send an email to or fill in the contact form on this page. We will get in touch with you within 24 hours to schedule the private coaching.

Practical information:

Time: 2 hour private session
Price: 597 USD
1500 USD for three sessions (19% off)
Location: In the heart of Manhattan at 353 Studios, 353 W 48th St, second floor
Another location is negotiable if you prefer this.
Prefer an online public speaking coaching? Find more information here.
NOTE! We don’t do refunds. Any reschedule requests up to 48 hours before the session are free of charge. For any reschedule requests later than 48 hours before the session we charge an extra 50% (298,50 USD) to reschedule.
For no-shows we charge 100% (597 USD) to schedule a new session.

About the speaking coach

Herman Otten graduated as an actor at the Utrecht University of the Arts in the Netherland. He has over ten years of experience as a coach and teacher and helped thousands of people to overcome of their public speaking anxiety. Since 2018 he teaches in New York City! Read more about Herman.

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“A very interesting and fun coaching! I learned a lot in my 1 on 1 session with Herman. Herman’s enthusiasm about public speaking is very contagious. You really feel you want to learn it. His practical tips are easy to apply in real life situations.”
Marit Wagenmakers, CNV Labor Union
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