Athletes Speakers

The Athletes Speakers course is a tailor-made educational programme dedicated to empowering athletes by enhancing their communication skills. Athletes Speakers offer a comprehensive suite of video lessons and materials covering presentation techniques, public speaking, storytelling, non-verbal communication, effective language and others.

This course is part of the "Athletes Speakers" project, funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the authors only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or EACEA. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.

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Welcome to Athletes Speakers, a dynamic course designed to enhance the communication skills of athletes through engaging video content, comprehensive documentation, and practical exercises. This course offers a structured approach to mastering public speaking, storytelling, media interactions, non-verbal communication, social media presence, and job interviews. Each module is crafted to provide you with the essential techniques needed to convey your message effectively and confidently in any situation.

Throughout the course, you’ll have access to concise video lessons — around 30 minutes per module —that break down each topic into manageable segments. These videos are translated into 7 different languages which you can access by clicking on the subtitles of each video. Additionally, each module includes approximately three hours of detailed documentation and hands-on exercises to reinforce your learning. You’ll start with the basics of public speaking, learning how to overcome fear and prepare effectively, then move on to the art of storytelling with the Rocha Method, and delve into the nuances of media training and non-verbal communication. The course also covers optimising your social media profile and mastering the job interview process.

Join us in Athletes Speakers to develop the communication prowess that will set you apart, both on and off the field. Dive into each module, practice the exercises, and watch your confidence and skills soar.

The video content for this course was produced by CARLA ROCHA – COMUNICAÇÃO, FORMAÇÃO E CRIAÇÃO ARTÍSTICA, LDA for the EU-funded project “ATHLETES SPEAKERS”. These videos are the intellectual property of the project.

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Course Includes

  • 8 Lessons
  • 31 Topics
  • Course Certificate