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Tim’s journey through Toastmasters

Tim’s journey through Toastmasters

With a new job and in need of skills - fast! Tim stumbled in the door at Cathedral City Toastmasters looking for a solution.

Two years later, Tim has finished his CC & CL manuals and now relishes every opportunity for public speaking. Read on to see how Cathedral City Toastmasters changed everything for Tim. ...
Ka-pat!  Ka-splat!  That was the cat!

Ka-pat! Ka-splat! That was the cat!

We love to “change it up” at CCTM, and the video below is a cracking example of impromptu speaking gone mad.  The task was ‘Tabletopics’, which is Toastmaster-speak for impromptu speaking, but this time the goal was make a rhyme, on the spot!  Tabletopics Master Tim didn’t leave his subjects completely swimming though – each … Ka-pat! Ka-splat! That was the cat! Read More » ...
New Zealand Champion!

New Zealand Champion!

Dave Young of Cathedral City is the Toastmasters New Zealand Humorous Speech contest winner for 2013 ...
Cathedral City in the news

Cathedral City in the news

Cathedral City Toastmasters has recently made Christchurch’s Nor’west News with the following interview article with club president, Gary Judd. ...

Organise your speech

Cathedral City Toastmasters runs a regular series of educational speeches.  These special speeches are designed specifically to teach the various skills associated with public speaking. In the video clip below, Vice President Membership & Senior Toastmaster Dave Young of Cathedral City Toastmasters presents an 8min speech, which outlines by example a simple and effective way … Organise your speech Read More » ...
What’s it all about?

What’s it all about?

What is Toastmasters all about anyway? How does it work internationally and at the Cathedral City club? Why should I consider Toastmasters and what do I stand to gain from this?

Read on to find out more. ...
Gary’s Toastmasters Journey

Gary’s Toastmasters Journey

Heart pounding and with clammy skin, reading out his first speech was all that Gary manage, but he kept coming back. 13 years later, Gary has seen it all and he still relishes the challenge. Read on to find out how Toastmasters changed Gary for the better and what Cathedral City means to Gary today. ...

Tasha’s speech goes to print

Cathedral City Toastmaster, Tasha Black, last night delivered a blinding speech from the Competent Communicator manual that has today gone to print in the Christchurch Press. ...