Informative Speech on Fitness
Speech Title: How To Stay Fit in College
Speech Type: Informative
Knowledge: Many listeners have 1st hand knowledge on what it's like being a college kid, specifically the problem of being broke and busy in college and how hard it is to prioritize personal fitness, however, this knowledge probably goes without the knowledge of the techniques of staying fit even with a hectic lifestyle.
Attitudes: The audience more than likely feels some disdain for the topic of fitness. No one likes to be reminded that they're unfit and need to get active. With this in mind, I will create a positive attitude about fitness by taking the "work" out of workout and showing how easily attainable it is for everyone.
Expectations: My audience will be present for my speech because it is a requirement of the course they are enrolled in. The are expecting to hear an informative speech.
Demographics: The demographics are college students, mostly traditional but some non-traditional students. This means that most people in the audience will share the similarity of having a a hectic and unpredictable lifestyle, and possibly sharing similar financial circumstances. This will prompt me to highlight business and financial conditions in my speech as a way to relate to my audience.
Setting: My speech setting will be a college classroom.
Speech Purpose: I hope to inform my audience of the importance of healthy living on campus and how they can attain their personal fitness goals by employing certain techniques that make being fit while attending college as hassle free as possible. Also how to be fit inexpensively and how to be fit consistently.
Thesis Statement: Tonight I will tell you how to get and stay fit in college by first teaching you how to prioritize your fitness among your many other priorities, second, by teaching you how to eat healthy on a tight budget, and thirdly, how to take the "work" out of workout.