Vaktha helps overcome nervousness
The participants in the 39th batch of Vaktha felt that the two-day training programme has unshackled the nervousness in them and encouraged them to be confident and outspoken. The public-speaking training programme, jointly organised by HMTV and Kaushalya School of Life Skills on March 12 and 13, was attended by people from all age groups.
Hyderabad: The participants in the 39th batch of Vaktha felt that the two-day training programme has unshackled the nervousness in them and encouraged them to be confident and outspoken. The public-speaking training programme, jointly organised by HMTV and Kaushalya School of Life Skills on March 12 and 13, was attended by people from all age groups.
Some of them, whose hands and legs shook while holding a mike, gained confidence after attending the programme. Some of them felt confident after attending the classes and transformed themselves into leaders who could bring change in the society. Director (training), Kapil Group and the lead faculty of the program D Bal Reddy gave important tips and techniques related to public speaking.
While providing insights into the “dos and don’ts” of public speaking, he also informed participants to become a good public speaker through regular preparation and practice. "They should also bear in mind the mood of audience at all times," he said. Participants, who tried to speak like an orators, explained that they could clearly recognise the deficiencies and would work on improving the same in the coming days.
During the sessions, Bal Reddy also emphasised the upcoming leaders to remain relaxed while holding the mike and to remain focused on the subject. Avoiding distraction of all kinds on the stage was the key to public speaking. S Anand Parjanya, faculty on body language, trained participants on maintaining their posture while delivering a speech and communicating right at a public place.
He explained how an orator should communicate a subject by though a coordinated action of hands. While giving their feedback, the participants felt confident of addressing a huge gathering. G Vijayalakshmi, a politician based in the city found the programme helpful in grooming the skills of an upcoming leader. She found the two-day training to be captivating.
Ajitha Surabhi, another participant found the training helpful in identifying the strengths and weaknesses of oneself. She found the tips on body language and voice modulation as valuable enough to become outstanding. A participant Balagangadhar felt that the shackles in which he was stuck were now broken. The refined man found himself confident of delivering a speech by adopting the body language of a leader.