Does your breathing seem to go to pot in stressful situations and make it much harder to speak? In the first half of this video, find out what’s interfering with your breathing and a powerful way of tackling this. In the second half, get introduced to the ins and outs of abdominal breathing, to help you catch your breath.


  1. The abdominals briefing is so important. I have been relaxing my abdominal briefing and my belly while speaking as match as possible. This has helped me in reducing my stammer.

    • Allowing abdominal muscles to soften is an important first step towards more natural, relaxed breathing. Good to hear you’re finding this helpful.

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