1. Your knees shake as you get out of your seat. Your stomach does somersaults; your hands start to quiver. Your ears become hot as you blush bright red, your voice wavers, you look at your feet and fidget you wish the floor would open up and engulf you in one big bite. Have you felt or done some or all of these nervous actions? Well you don’t need to worry anymore when you are next nervous. Maybe to your utter disbelief it is normal for your nerves to be in an uproar when you’re nervous.
2. I am going to talk about some of the techniques many have been told to help with your nerves. The cause behind being nervous and what you can do to help with being nervous. So I will take a deep breath and hope my nerves don’t get the better of me through out this speech. Here are some techniques I’ve heard and you decide whether or not they actually help. Have you been told to picture the crowd naked before? This is probably the worst technique because it is more likely to scar you for life rather then actually help you.
3. Or it will make you break out in incontrollable laughter which you can not recover from. Another is picturing the judges or crowd trying to do, what you are doing. So say you are doing a hip-hop exam, picture the old judges trying to do your routine. This can help depending on what you are nervous about and most likely make you laugh which also helps when you’re nervous. Humor is always helpful! Another technique is to stare at a spot on the wall of the back of the room. This is also a bad technique because you look really stupid honestly. I will show you.
4. Good afternoon I am going to talk to you about being nervous and how it is alright. See it just looks bad. You are better off actually looking at your audience and being nervous then staring at a spot. Breathing deeply is also another technique. Which if you are not careful can lead to hyperventilating and then you blackout as long as you breathe slowly you will be fine. And last...
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