University of Hawai'i Maui Community College Speech Department

Visualize a Superior Speech

By becoming aware of the areas in which you want to improve your public speaking you can begin improving in these areas even before your next speech (Right Now...Today). This can be done through preparation, and also through visualization.

Visualize yourself giving your next speech--using your strengths. And visualize yourself improved in all of the areas that you want to improve. Visualize a strong, confident, well prepared, enjoyable speech, with a great introduction and conclusion. Visualize the most vivid, successful speech you can imagine. This will help you prepare for success.

Further organization and preparation of all aspects of your presentation will also help you improve. The more prepared you are the more confident you will be. You want to control for everything that you can, so your situation doesn't take control of you. Well thought out Practice and rehearsal is also a great way to prepare for your speech and ensure your success. Superior preparation and practice will set the stage for a superior presentation.

The Public Speakers' Resources
|Public Speakers' Page | Speech 151 | Speech 251 | Public Speaking Resources|
|Supporting Your Speech | Sample Speeches | Speech Practice | Speaking Tips|
|Speech Anxiety | Team Presentations | Group Communication | Interviewing|
|Using Visual Aids | ESL Links | Anonymous Feedback | Ron St. John|
|The Learning Center | MCC Library | Maui Language Institute|
|Distance Education Academic Support Services|
|The Ho'oulu OnLine (Student Newspaper)|
|The University of Hawai'i at Manoa|

Page Designer: Ron St. John
Copyright 2002 - Ka Leo Kumu
Last Revised: January 16, 2002