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Quiz Presentation Style

Last night I gave a presentation on NZ, and I’ll be doing the same tonight too. Except it’s not really a presentation, nor is it a lecture. It’s more of a quiz, because I wanted to get the audience involved as much as possible. At the start I get the participants to draw NZ and Japan to scale alongside one another. Then I get them to draw Mt. Fuji (3,774m) alongside New Zealand’s tallest mountain (Aoraki Mt. Cook, 3754m). And last is the best test, I get them to draw NZ’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, alongside Abe Shinzo.

I could be wrong, but I think this is an effective way to have people remember things. This presentation of sorts is of course done with many visual aids, I hardly use any words in the presentation, which is on purpose too. I took a lot of Seth Godin’s advice on presentations into consideration, and mixed it with a few of the techniques I have picked up teaching. Luckily the aim of this presentation was simple; to provide information on NZ. I only added a personal twist to do so in a way I think would be interesting to those involved.

Tim Bunting Kiwi Yamabushi


Hi, I’m Tim Bunting AKA the Kiwi Yamabushi, a New Zealander who became a Yamabushi Ascetic in the Dewa Sanzan mountains of north Japan. I’m part of the Yamabushido team, and we host life-altering Yamabushi training on the Dewa Sanzan (website link). People come to us for the ultimate mindfulness experience, to reach the next level, or simply connect with nature and themselves.

I’m on a mission to summit all 100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata Prefecture to spread the splendour of this fabulous location, and in dedication to all those who lost their lives out in nature, including my father.

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