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Overcoming Stage Fright
Overcoming Stage Fright

Letting go of stage fright


The Fearless Speaking Program is a powerful fear reduction process designed to help you overcome your fear of public speaking. In Berlin and online.

To be off base is one thing, but to not get back on is another.

Karsten Noack

Overcoming Stage Fright


Sweaty palms, racing heart, beetroot face, a trembling voice … do you suffer from stage fright?

A few hundred thousand years of evolution and our human brain still cannot distinguish between a snarling saber-toothed tiger and the audience in front of us. It starts with the same chemical processes in our brains and bodies. It’s that flight or fight reaction to ensure our survival.

But please don’t run! You would miss this great opportunity to finally confront your fear, to step out of your shadow and take center stage. To be proud of your performance and conquer it! I know, yes I know, I hear you saying “It is much easier said than done Mr. Noack” but let me show you how!

The stage is set!


To really shine on the stage, I support you with practical recommendations, proven techniques, and Hypnobalancing™, this will help you…

  • to reduce your stage fright to a controllable level
  • to dissolve a mental block,
  • to maintain your internal balance,
  • to discover and activate hidden resources and strengths
  • to be confident.

If you would like more information on this training session, please call me ﹣ ideally before the hyperventilation starts!

What clients say


Stage fright was my worst problem. Now I even enjoy public speaking because I have something important to say.

Richard Steel


I had stage fright. The training with trainer and coach Karsten Noack was accessible, filled with humour, excellent new perspective on communication methods, tricks and techniques to getting control of nerves. This helped me to overcome my fear of presenting in front of a crowd.

Helen Klein


I never, ever wanted to be in a leading position. Public speaking made me feel sick. When it came to public speaking, I stumbled on my words. But then I discovered that I have to speak up for what I believe in and a miracle happened. I wanted to change. Working with Karsten helped me to overcome my fear of public speaking.

Christie Linley



A friend recommended stage fright coach Karsten Noack to me and it was great. He helped me one-to-one, confidential private coaching sessions with presenting in English. Very very good, learned some really useful stuff.

Alex Frank


When I spoke English in front of an audience, I felt like a different person. When I speak English I have a German accent and as a result I felt not powerfull. I got a lot out of the training and coaching and and now I feel more confident in my skills. This increased confidence was due to the honest, open approach. I don’t suffer from stage fright any more. Not even when I present in English.

Brigitte Kraft

Your coach and…

Since 1998, I support people in presenting themselves and their message convincingly. Since then, I have also helped many speakers with sometimes intense stage fright. And because it is sometimes more than stage fright, I also have a therapeutic approval. You are in good hands if you want to enjoy your performances in front of an audience.

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This article is a short excerpt of the more comprehensive course materials my clients receive in group or individual training or coaching.

First published: March 1, 2002
Author: Karsten Noack
Revision: April 3, 2018
Translation: April 3, 2009
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