Tame Your Talent 201

The Next Level To Your Career in Announcing - takin' it up a notch. Learn Professional Announcing at your own pace!

Course Summary

Course Description

TYT 101 & TYT 201

With 30 courses, this TYT 201 course really is the next level for your announcer training. Made to get you ready for the Big Time! This course will get your prepared for announcing for 30 or announcing for 30,000. It goes over all your preparation needed to pull off what may seem like the impossible at this moment.

There are informative quizzes with each lesson and lots of exciting assignments for you to interact with. 

This course is also the prerequisite for Tame Your Talent 301 advanced courses.
Whether you are looking to completely change your career or have a second job announcing, this Announcer Training 201: Semi-Pro is for you.

What Will You Learn?

    • How to properly use a microphone  
    • How to be professional in front of a camera 
    • How to develop your unique style 
    • Learn vital Speaking techniques 
    • How to relax in any situation 
    • How to deliver your information and condense content for quick reading  
    • How to be proactive and problem solve  
    • Be able to host any size event  
    • How to be comfortable in public  
    • Learn preparation checklists 
    • Develop your personal presence delivery 
    • The do’s and don’t when working with other announcers How to break into the world of media  
    • Producing a demo “tape” How to get started right now   

Skill Level: Intermediate


  • Tame Your Talent 101: The Basics
  • You will need to know how to record your voice
  • You will need to know how to record yourself
  • You need a timer

Course Curriculum

Brad Jay

Learn from the best, Brad Jay. He has been the X Games Announcer for the past 20 years. Brad Jay currently hosts The Biggest Action Sports and Sporting Events in The World, including The Olympic Winter Games, ABC's World of X 2015, X Game's Aspen & X Game's Austin, Travis Pastrana's Nitro Circus Live, and The ESPY's Red Carpet. In The NBA Brad Jay was the On-Court MC for The Los Angeles Clippers for 7 years. Brad spent 5 years as The Los Angeles Dodgers Music Director/Announcer. He was also The ESPN/ABC TV Host for The US Open Snowboard Championships 2010 & 201. Brad Jay has worked for 4 different Olympic Games (2002, 2004, 2010 & 2014). Music Director in 2002 & 2004 and Brad was The English Snowboard Announcer for Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games and Sochi Olympic Winter Games 2014.

In Santa Barbara Brad Jay Host's a Classic Rock Radio Show 99.9 ktyd 6pm - 12am PST mon-fri. Brad Jay on Social Media "Bradjaymc". All this and with over 13 years Voice Over Experience with ESPN, ABC, RedBull, Disney, and The Olympic Games.

Specialties: TV, Webcast and Live Host for all Action Sports
and Mainstream Sports. Over 15 years of live event, webcast, and voice
over experience, also an award-winning Radio Talent. As an Announcer
Brad Jay thrives in Skateboarding, Moto Cross, Snowboarding, MTB, Rally
Car, Skiing, Surfing, BMX, NBA Basketball, MLB Baseball, and many others.

Konni Kline


Highly Recommended Course. Easy to Understand, Informative, Very Well Organized. Thank you!!