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Tyler “Ninja” Blevins – Become a Streamer

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Tyler “Ninja” Blevins – Become a Streamer

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BECOME A STREAMER

NINJA

Build your streaming presence with celebrated game streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins. During his session, Ninja will guide you through the foundations of streaming content, building a brand, and creating meaningful online communities. At the end of this

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Membership includes access to all sessions and classes, starting at $10/month (billed annually). Sessions are currently available on Android, Desktop, and iOS.

  1. Build your own streaming brand

    Level up your skills with step-by-step guidance on projects to achieve learnings you’re proud of.

  2. Flexible curriculum

    We break down the class into manageable activities to do at your own pace.

  3. Feedback & discussions

    Access a community of peers to get feedback and be inspired

  4. All levels

    This session is approachable for beginners and has advanced techniques for the more experienced.

Unlock new skills with a structured curriculum

Section 1

Introduction to Streaming

Section 2

Establishing Your Streaming Setup and Content

Section 3

Finding Your Streaming Style and Routine

Section 4

Evolving As a Streamer and Audience Interaction

Section 5

Building a Brand and Collaboration

Skills you will learn

Get Your Set-Up Right
  • Set-ups for every budget
  • Software for streaming
  • Using the right hardware
  • Choosing your content
  • Developing a practice routine
Uplevel Your Stream
  • Developing your persona
  • Engaging with your audience
  • Maximizing social media presence
  • Moderating your chat
  • Evolving as a streamer
Streaming Basics
  • Establishing a presence
  • Building a brand
  • Growing your community
  • Creating a professional stream
  • Best practices for going live

Explore the full curriculum

Watch the Session Overview to learn more.

My Activities
Module 1
Module 2
Module 3
Module 4
Module 5
Module 1
Introduction to Streaming

Ninja introduces himself, and gives an overview of how he became a professional streamer. He fills you in on the class format and everything you’ll learn in the next 30 days.

  1. Video activity 1

    Session Overview

    4 minutes

    Ninja introduces himself, fills you in on the session format, and offers a preview of everything you’ll learn.

  2. Activity 2
    Guide to Streaming Terminology

    Check out a glossary of streaming terminology, which will be useful as a reference during the session.

    My Activities
    Module 1
    Module 2
    Module 3
    Module 4
    Module 5
    Module 1
    Introduction to Streaming

    Ninja introduces himself, gives an overview of how he became a professional streamer. He fills you in on the class format and everything you’ll learn in the next 30 days.

    1. Video activity 1

      Session Overview

      4 minutes

      Ninja introduces himself, fills you in on the session format, and offers a preview of everything you’ll learn.

    2. Activity 2
      Guide to Streaming Terminology

      Check out a glossary of streaming terminology, which will be useful as a reference during the session.

    Module 2
    Establishing Your Streaming Setup and Content

    Ninja breaks down his past setups to help you figure out which is right for you. Then, you’ll learn how to choose what to stream, whether you are a gamer or a non-gamer.

    1. Video activity 1

      Getting Started Streaming

      19 minutes

      Ninja takes you through the hardware essentials you’ll need to start streaming.

    2. Activity 2
      Setups For Every Budget

      Ninja suggests different setups for different price points to help you pick the one that’s ideal for you. The optional links below will direct you to an Amazon product page that is not affiliated with MasterClass. Look through the “See Similar Items” section on Amazon if the product is not readily available, or buy locally.

    3. Video activity 3

      Ninja’s Favorite Software for Streaming

      19 minutes

      Learn how to set up and use OBS, the streaming software you’ll be using in the session.

    4. Video activity 4

      Create Your Streaming Environment

      10 minutes

      Ninja teaches you how to amplify your stream using various backgrounds, lighting, and framing techniques. For your first assignment, you’ll be asked to create an equipment checklist and take a photo of your setup that showcases the framing, lighting, background, and other aspects of your stream. Then you’ll upgrade your skills by putting them into practice. Check out the Guides section to access a bonus content worksheet to help you prep.

    5. Activity 5
      Share Your Setup

      It’s time to show off your setup. Once you’ve finished documenting it, upload your photos for the community to see and react to.

    6. Video activity 6

      Choose Your Content and Go Live

      13 minutes

      Ninja gives advice on choosing content for your stream, whether you’re a gamer or non-gamer. Then he’ll give you all the details for going live for the first time, including how to build a rehearsal checklist.

    7. Activity 7
      Let Your Peers View Your Livestream

      Once you’ve completed your first livestream, post a link to it on the community page so that your peers can watch.

    8. Activity 8
      Give Feedback to Your Peers On Their First Livestreams

      What did you think of your peers’ streams? Let them know by leaving feedback and offering support and encouragement.

    Module 3
    Finding Your Streaming Style and Routine

    Learn key elements for finding and honing your streaming persona, such as the importance of setting a schedule. Set a foundation that you can build upon for the remainder of the class and beyond.

    1. Video activity 1

      Developing Your Streaming Persona

      10 minutes

      Learn how Ninja found his streaming style and get tips for finding yours. Lean into your persona to create richer content and engage more with your viewers.

    2. Activity 2
      Share Your Streams With the Community

      Link to your longer streams in the community and share details about your experience: Did you enjoy streaming for longer? What were some of the difficulties you encountered?

    3. Activity 3
      Engage With Each Other’s Streams

      Comment on and engage with each others’ posts. Make sure to be supportive—streaming for longer can take some practice!

    4. Video activity 4

      Ninja’s Approach to Streaming

      4 minutes

      Go live with Ninja as he gives an exclusive look at how he engages with his audience.

    5. Video activity 5

      Set Your Streaming Routine

      6 minutes

      Ninja introduces “Time In, Time Out”—a philosophy he found and has practiced throughout his streaming career.

    6. Activity 6
      Share Your Streaming Schedule

      Once you’ve created your personal streaming schedule, type it up, copy it, and post it on the community page.

    7. Video activity 7

      Ninja’s Gameplay Tips

      3 minutes

      Ninja fills you in on his favorite ways to practice gameplay.

    Module 4
    Evolving As a Streamer and Audience Interaction

    Ninja describes his evolution over the past decade and provides tips and techniques for evolving your style as a streamer. You’ll learn how to engage with your audience to grow your community.

    1. Video activity 1

      Evolving Your Stream

      8 minutes

      Ninja shares examples from his personal journey that helped him evolve his own stream and gives ideas for how you can push yours further.

    2. Activity 2
      Share Your Streams With the Community

      Share your latest streams. Post a link to them in the community so you can get feedback as you watch everyone else’s.

    3. Activity 3
      Keep Watching Each Other’s Streams

      Give details about your own experience, and react to and give feedback to your peers’ linked streams.

    4. Video activity 4

      Engaging With Your Audience

      5 minutes

      Engaging with your audience is fundamental to being a successful streamer. It also takes a bit of practice to be able to focus on what you’re streaming and keep up with the group discussion at the same time. Learn Ninja’s best tips for engaging with your audience and sustaining interest in your stream.

    5. Video activity 5

      Moderating Your Chat

      7 minutes

      Moderating is an important skill you’ll need to utilize as you progress in your streaming career. Ninja talks you through the rules he uses for keeping a clean and positive community.

      Building a Brand and Collaboration

      Find out how to leverage social media and collaborations, and learn about all the ways they can elevate your stream.

      1. Video activity 1

        Building Your Brand

        10 minutes

        Ninja discusses the importance of building your brand to develop, professionalize, and even make money off your stream.

      2. Video activity 2

        Maximizing Your Social Media Presence: Demo

        4 minutes

        Creating your brand means stepping out of your comfort zone and going above and beyond to build your following. Ninja shows you how you can use social media to your advantage.

      3. Video activity 3

        Maximizing Your Social Media Presence: Demo

        4 minutes

        Ninja demonstrates impactful ways for sharing your stream on social media.

      4. Video activity 4

        Sharing Your Brand and Growing Your Community

        13 minutes

        As a streamer, you rely on your community. Ninja teaches how to reach larger audiences and continue to build your streaming following.

      5. Activity 5
        Link Your Clipped Stream for the Community to View

        Choose a clip from one of your streams to share on all of your social media platforms (and don’t forget to tag @MasterClass!). Link to an example of your clipped stream in the community and be sure the account you share is public so that others can view your work. Also include all your social media account names so you can follow each other.

      6. Activity 6
        Let Your Peers Know What You Think of Their Final Clips

        Engage with your fellow streamers about why you chose the clip you did, and give feedback on theirs!

        Projects from this Session

        Meet your instructor

        NINJA

        With more than 70 million followers across social platforms, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins is one of the most successful and well-recognized gaming personalities and livestreamers in the world. Since 2011, he’s captivated fans with his iconic style, high-energy, and incredible gaming abilities while raising the bar for innovation in the video streaming industry.

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Tyler “Ninja” Blevins - Become a Streamer
Original price was: $99.00.Current price is: $25.00.