All posts by: premierdebate

Drill of the Week – Going for the Disad

Drills and practice debates are the best way to improve your rebuttals! Click for instructions and pointers.

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2017 Valley Mid-America Cup Finalist Interviews

Finalist Interviews Muhammad Khattak (Lake Highland MK) defeated Michael Kurian (Dulles MK) in finals to win the Valley Mid America Cup! Premier Debate has exclusive interviews with both these debaters! Michael Kurian (Dulles MK), Finalist Question: Given Valley is centrally-located, it has some […]

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2017 Yale Invitational Finalist Interviews

Finalist Interviews David Min (American Heritage DM) and Lindsey Perlman (Byram Hills LP) both reached finals to co-champion the Yale Invitational! Premier Debate has exclusive interviews with both these debaters! Lindsey Perlman (Byram Hills LP), Co-Champion Question: You marched through Yale, […]

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2017 Greenhill Fall Classic Finalist Interviews

Finalist Interviews Danielle Dosch (Immaculate Heart DD) beat Indu Pandey (Harvard-Westlake IP) in finals to win the Greenhill Fall Classic. Premier Debate has exclusive interviews with both these debaters! Indu Pandey (Harvard-Westlake), Finalist Question:  Prepping for a new topic can be pretty tough–but […]

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Debate for All: Word Economy (Tess Welch)

What is word economy? How can debaters improve it? Read Tess Welch’s new “Debate For All” piece.

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Debate for All: Intro to PICs (Tess Welch)

What is a PIC? How is a PIC different than a regular Counterplan?

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5 Fixes to Improve Your K Game

Luis Sandoval offers 5 tips to help improve your K game.

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Defining and Debating A Prioris (Noah Simon)

“What is an a priori anyway?” Noah Simon asks and answers the basic definitional question while presenting a nuanced distinction between two types of a prioris. His distinction provides insight into how debaters and theorists should approach a prioris moving forward.

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Connect Debate seeks mentees

Via Derek Zhang: Are you looking for a coach or mentor to help you navigate your debate career? Connect Debate is an organization that seeks to expand participation in Lincoln-Douglas debate through free peer mentorship. Through the program, TOC-qualified and […]

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