toastmasters


Resources for club members

This page contains useful resources for Holborn Speakers members to help you on your Toastmasters journey. Click on the following links to download the PDF documents which you can printout and keep.

Holborn Speakers information

Toastmaster meeting roles explained

Icebreaker speech project

Easyspeak website user guide

 

Help with your Icebreaker Speech

The Icebreaker is the first hurdle that all Toastmasters have to overcome at the beginning of their Toastmasters journey. If you are struggling to take that first step, or just need some guidance, please use the following YouTube links of a variety of icebreaker speeches to help you in your preparation and to prove that anyone can do it!

Here is a quick overview of how to prepare for an icebreaker:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-EVKYwwFZY

Here are a few examples of icebreaker speeches:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuG2_uHSdhQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWQl2EK4TBg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=USgVHkBYTHM&spfreload=1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00BG6yL5zGw

 

Useful Links

An Introduction to Toastmasters [The London Speaker]

Secrets of a winning speech [Business Insider]

Learn To Speak in Public with Toastmasters International [BBC]

Loud & Proud [The Guardian]

Toastmasters UK & Ireland [Toastmasters]

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