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What is Toastmasters? What is a Toastmasters Club?

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations.

Headquartered in Rancho Santa Margarita, California, the organization has nearly 260,000 members in 12,500 clubs in more than 110 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people of all backgrounds become more confident in front of an audience.

There are about 100 Clubs in Japan, and more than 2,500 people learn communication and leadership skills in English and Japanese (as of summer 2010).