Public Speaking and Oratory


Program Structure

Based on the award winning program designed by expert coach Mr. Harrow of Ardrey Kell High. The Ardrey Kell teams under the coaching by Mr. Harrow have won many national awards including

  • Top Speaker at the 2016 World Debate Invitational
  • National Runner Up in Oral Presentations of Literature at the 2015 National Speech Championship Tournament
  • Overall Excellence in Forensics at the 2016 Grand National Forensics Tournament by being named one of the top 5 overall schools in the country
  • 6 back-to-back State Championships at the Tarheel Forensic League State Championship Tournament

Who will benefit

Students will develop the great habits and strategies of timed eye contact, projection, effective body language, art of inflection and enunciation. They will develop the art of organizing and pacing their thoughts in a more effective delivery.

Have your child get an early start in developing their command over speech, the confidence to stand in front of a crowd and lead the journey of mastering one of the most important skills in life.


Classes held in our Ballantyne Campus.
Wednesdays from 5:30PM - 6:30PM.
Max 7 students in each class.
Grades 3 and up.
Reserve one or more classes, only $20 per class.
No contracts or long term commitments.

Each class may have a different theme (humor, argumentative, blue sky imagination etc) but in every session, students will be coached on the effective strategies of public speaking. We have offered this program in the last two years of our summer camps with great success and are now offering it as part of the school year programs.​

Thinking Feet’s main learning center is located in the Ballantyne area in Mecklenburg county in the Wingate University campus. We are just minutes away from nearby Blakeney, Weddington, Marvin, Waxhaw, Pineville, Wesley Chapel, Piper Glen and Fort Mill, SC.​​​​