Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/13/06

Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking

Public speaking is one of the greatest fears a person can have. One organization is dedicated to helping people overcome that fear. NewsChannel 11's Suleika Acosta spent the morning talking with Toastmasters about their organization.

There are 8 Toastmaster clubs in Lubbock. The international organization helps members become better communicators in business and public settings.

Members offer these tips to help overcome the fear of speaking in public.

  • keep your speech simple
  • practice in front of mirror
  • make eye contact
  • smile
  • take deep breaths before speaking

For more information on Lubbock Toastmasters, visit (click here).

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