RELAX! Public Speaking “Paws”= Pause! This is not a race. Make sure the judges have time to process what you are saying.
Maintain Eye Contact General Tips SMILE! Stand Up Straight
Know the Material Verbal Presentation Practice, Practice, Practice!
Critical Thinking Pause - Collect your thoughts - Think before you speak Confidence - Answer with confidence - Avoid words such as, “like” and “umm…” Get to the point! - Make sure you answer the question!
Know that the judges want you to succeed! Day of Competition