Posts tagged with: debate drills

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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Drill of the Week – Debating Non-T Affs

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

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Drill of the Week – Framework Refutation

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

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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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10 Things I Like, TOC Edition (Bob Overing)

The first edition of “10 Things I Like and Don’t Like” by Bob Overing features the Harvard tournament, plant pedagogy, and “1AR theory bad.”

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Debate for All: How to Overview and 5 Reasons You Should

In every writing class or public speaking class, students learn to provide introductory statements that lay out their thesis and the organization of their main points. This is not just for convention’s sake. It’s important to prepare the audience and let them know where you’re headed so they see that your body of evidence proves a larger argument. So why don’t more debaters give good overviews?

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Debate for All: Running an Efficient Practice

Not everyone has the personnel and the coaching to have the “ideal” practice, but hopefully this framework can be useful even on a small scale of just two LDers in a room with three hours on their hands.

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