Group Classes

New York Speech Coaching offers a variety of group classes throughout the year. These include lectures, public speaking classes, and our open mic practice group. Click here for info on our latest virtual speaking class.

Private Coaching

Private instruction with a speech coach can give you the tools to feel less anxious and to present confidently in all environments, improve the clarity and sound of your voice, modify or reduce your accent, and much more.

Corporate Training

Our staff can provide on-site seminars or workshops for your employees and executives. We create tailor-made programs that improve confidence, clarity, and presentation skills. These are designed to encourage team building, enhance storytelling dynamics, elevate phone/video conferencing, and more.

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Put Your Best Voice Forward.

New York Speech Coaching was founded in 2005 with the core belief that everyone can speak with their true voice. We work with you in one-on-one and group class environments to endow you with tools so you can come across how you want, when you want. Our nurturing and welcoming approach gives you physiological, clinical, and mental techniques to turn the pressures of communication into the joy of self-expression.

Whether you are seeking to improve your executive presence, prepare for an upcoming presentation, feel more at ease in social situations, or finally love your speaking voice, New York Speech Coaching will help you communicate your most authentic self to the world.

I highly recommend New York Speech Coaching. True professionals who bring the art of vocal coaching to many stages, including the business arena.

Jackie Hernandez

Jackie Hernandez COO Telemundo Communications Group, Inc.

John West understood clearly the objectives of our seminars and addressed the needs of our participants with effective and creative coaching. Highly recommended!

Giuseppe De Angelis

Giuseppe De Angelis Producer & Designer MediaCom

We went to John for help with our public speaking, but working with him gets at so much more than this: he transformed the way we express ourselves in every aspect of our lives.

Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs

Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs Co-Founders Food52

Internationally-Renowned Speech Coaching & Training

New York Speech Coaching is led by internationally-renowned speech coach John West, one of the world's most sought-after and versatile speech coaches. Our team includes domain experts in the fields of corporate & business communication, public speaking, and more, with thousands of repeat clients across industries. Our clients include those from the United Nations, Goldman Sachs, UNICEF, JPMorgan Chase, Google, Bloomberg News, NASDAQ, Citigroup, Bank of America, Credit Suisse, Accenture, Barclays, Doctors Without Borders, Morgan Stanley, Pinterest, MediaCom, and hundreds more.

Our clients come from leading global organizations such as:

  • United Nations
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Credit Suisse
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Pinterest
  • MediaCom
  • Accenture
  • Barclays
  • Doctors Without Borders
  • Citigroup
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Google
  • Bloomberg News

Our coaches have appeared in media outlets including:

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The Best Speech Coaches In NYC & Worldwide

New York Speech Coaching's incredible group of speech instructors and coaches have together taught tens of thousands of sessions at our Midtown Manhattan vocal studio and all over the world via digital sessions. Our clients have learned that, with awareness and practice, anyone can command their true voice It's that commitment to the power of communication that brings our associates together, whatever their speciality.

At New York Speech Coaching, we believe that one size does not fit all when it comes to speech instruction. All of our highly-trained coaches tailor their specific session plan to each individual client's goals and abilities. We don't place our clients into a predefined course plan or methodology — we work to find our clients' best path to their goals.

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