Handling nerves

Overview

Anne Bradbury, L&D Consultant Last Published  24 March 2014

Good planning and preparation for your training session can help allay any nervousness you may have. However, from time to time your nerves may get the better or you, especially if you encounter an unexpected situation or challenge. This tool explores strategies to both prevent and overcome nerves without participants being aware of it.

Who this tool is for:
This tool is for new and inexperienced trainers to help them avoid nerves getting the better of them whilst delivering training.

Tool aims
This tool will help you to
  • Identify what preparations you can make to help you feel calm and in control.
  • Adopt coping strategies if you find yourself becoming nervous.