Highlights from a typical meeting

We videotaped a meeting from beginning to end and edited it down to a 23-minute annotated highlight video of what happens at a a typical meeting (featuring kids from 8-14). 



Some Speech Examples


The Getting to Know You speech - Level I

The objective of the Getting to Know You speech (the first speech in Level I) is to help you feel more comfortable in public speaking situations and to let the audience learn more about you. 


The Vocal Variety speech - Level I

The objective of the Vocal Variety speech is to use volume, pitch, rate, and quality to add meaning and interest to your message.


The Visual Aids speech - Level I

The objective of this speech is to use visual aids to help the audience understand and remember what they hear. 


The Knowledge speech - Level I

The objective of the Knowledge speech (the last speech in Level I) is to research a topic and make a presentation incorporating all of the skills learned in Level I.

The Sincerity speech - Level II

The objective of the Sincerity speech is to share your thoughts on a subject about which you have strong feelings in such a way that it might convince others to take up your cause.

The Storytelling speech - Level II

The goal of the Storytelling speech is to share a fictional folk tale or story with a moral in a way that is entertaining and holds the interest of the audience.


The Audience Participation speech - Level III

The objective of the Audience Participation speech is to involve the audience in some way while making your speech.


The Humor speech - Level IV

The objective of this speech is to use humor to get your audience smiling and laughing.

This 9-year old presented her Humor speech while it was still categorized in Level II. Now it is in Level IV.


Club Training Videos


Club Etiquette and Protocol

In this training video (shot in one take!), Speakers League members go over club etiquette and protocol. Plus bonus blooper reel at the end!



Speakers League is a great place to develop professionalism. Find out more about what professionalism is, and how you can demonstrate professionalism in this video.


Effective Evaluations: Part 1

This video discusses the suggested structure for a good Speakers League evaluation. 

Don't miss the bloopers at the end!


Effective Evaluations: Part 2

In this video we go over the difference between "constructive" and "destructive" criticism.

Don't miss the bloopers at the end!


Top 10 Tips for the Lectern

Smart tips for the lectern.

Don't miss the blooper reel at the end!

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