Patricia Fripp Answers: What To Do If You Freeze On Stage
One of my competitors at the 2017 Toastmasters Division-level International Speech Contest froze for an excruciating 45 seconds in front of everybody. Then they tried to regain their place, managed a few single-word restarts, but continued to sputter for another 15 seconds.
What Would You Do If You Froze On Stage?
Here’s what world-renown speaking coach Patricia Fripp has to say (timestamp: 1h, 33m, 40s):