Rhetorics & declamation
How to speak properly and how to use your voice
This course will teach and show you correct vocal techniques so that your vocal cords will not be continually damaged (vocal techniques and hygiene); to use your voice on different voice levels so that the presenter does not sound monotonous; declamation + pregnant pronunciation even when using a microphone so that the presenter is to be understood under any circumstances; re-educational vocal exercise in case of vocal damage.
Last but not least, a correct vocal technique is a source of relaxation and the basis for all antistress and regeneration exercise (eg. autogenic training, bioenergy, yoga, sport atd.).
Trainer: Lukáš Krupka
Co-trainer: Petr Novotný
Duration: 1 day (9:00-17:00)
Price: 9.500 CZK excluding VAT (refreshment is included in the price)
If you are interested in this course, please fill in a simple form. We will get back to you with more details as soon as possible.
Topic introduction, explanation of declamation and the purpose of the exercise (models 70:20:10; comfort vs. stretch vs. Panic zone – why to do some of the exercises)
Theoretical basics (what are vocal cords and how are they formed; where is our voice produced and how; diaphragm; air column, etc.)
- Your posture – seating
- Breathing and its types
- Resonance and voice sound
- Articulation (vocals vs. consonants)
The basics of correct speech ( practical exercise)
- Declamation – text and its interpretation (reading different texts in different modes)
- Text for articulation
- Text with content (storytelling etc.)
- Specialized text
- Voice re-education
- Vocal hygiene (how to take good care of your voice)
What do you gain?
You will enjoy practical examples and demonstrations, which can help you begin.
Printed study material
E-notes from the discussions, internet links, and all kinds of sources mentioned during the trainings (by e-mail within two weeks after the training – the notes will be taken by the assistant throughout the whole training).
Access to the platform managed by the Agile academy, where you will be able to stay in touch with your group and your trainers.