The Navy Seal is an honorably appointed position that requires a lot of knowledge, skill, and patience. It takes years to become a full-fledged member of the Navy’s elite Seal Team. However, you don’t have to be a professional athlete or a former astronaut to be accepted into this prestigious group. Anyone can become a member and it doesn’t matter how old or young you are. A few simple steps will help you get started with your path to success as a Navy Seal.
– Determine which type of audience you will be speaking to at the Navy Seal Show. There are various types of audiences and they come in different sizes. Some are small and intimate like small groups and even families. Other audiences are large like the general public or corporate groups. Know what type of audience you will be speaking to ahead of time so that you can prepare yourself accordingly.
– Always dress to impress your audience. Attend any Navy Seal Show and you will notice the dignified and respectful manner in which the officers act and speak. Make sure that you dress appropriately so that you will not ruin your appearance but rather draw the attention to your superb appearance.
– Do your homework. Before you go to a Navy Seal Show, do some research about the subject. Find out about the background of the organization, the history of its existence, what the goals of the organization are, and the current members who have proven themselves over the years. It is always good to know something about the organization before going because you never know what you will learn.
– Know the kind of competition you will be facing. Each year, several new seal candidates emerge from the Military Academy. At each presentation, one or two of these future seamen will stand up to the crowd and make an impressive performance. Study the routines of the audience members to pick up techniques and tips that you can use to outclass them. Of course, if you want to be that person, then you have to be ready to perform like no one ever has.
– Practice your presentation from earlier times. See how others present their Navy Seals. See how they deal with the audience, how they handle themselves, and how they close the show.
– Think about the size of the audience. There are seal shows for large audiences such as the Fleet Reserve Officers Association Show, the Military Officers Association of America, and the Armed Forces Mini Festival. These kinds of events are for large groups of people. If your audience is limited, then you can choose a smaller event such as the local Veteran of Foreign Wars Annual Show. The audience is generally made up of family members and friends of veterans.
– Make a warm greeting to your audience. Offer them a cup of coffee or a gift. Invite them to take a seat and talk to you. Remember, they’re there to see you and learn more about your service, so be friendly and welcoming. It will show them that you sincerely care about them.
– Be prepared with a good sleeve or hat that you plan on wearing. This will prevent you from sweating and standing out like a sore thumb among the sea of hundreds of sailors. If you do get to speak, make sure it is to the point and get their attention.
– Have something for your audience to keep them occupied during the entire presentation. Navy Seals does their presentations on a rug – so don’t go all over the place, spread out like a bunch of jelly doughnuts. Have plenty of chairs, tables, and side tables. Keep them clean and dry. Make sure you have plenty of water on hand to quench your thirst. The Navy Seals does not drink water!
– Dress appropriate for the occasion. A suit or dress uniforms are a must for this kind of event. You can choose to wear camo fatigues, dress blues, or whatever looks right. Get the audience’s undivided attention.
– Arrange for entertainment. Most Seals have bands, but you may want to add some entertainment of your own to add to the crowd. A silent auction is a great idea to boost your ticket sales. You could also charge admission for a behind-the-scenes tour. Whatever you end up doing, do it to the Navy Seal’s standards!