Coach Andy
By Coach Andy
on January 12, 2023
BP Debate Format, also known as British Parliamentary Debate Format, is one of the more complicated formats of Parliamentary Debate. For this reason, it is often tackled by debaters after they have ...
Coach Mike
By Coach Mike
on January 11, 2023
Hi there! In the first part of this article, you’ve covered how to use your delivery skills to dominate your judge’s notes. Now it’s time to focus on the content of your speech. The key thing here is ...
Coach Cookie
By Coach Cookie
on January 11, 2023
In recent years, public speaking and debate have become widespread around the globe. Many debate and speech competitions are open to elementary school students. Public speaking and debate can help ...
Coach Cookie
By Coach Cookie
on January 09, 2023
With the development of artificial intelligence and robotics, there has been a lot of anxiety about machines replacing humans. Though many people argue that "machines will never replace humans ...
Coach Mike
By Coach Mike
on January 04, 2023
The famous French football player, Lacazette, once said, "I don't care how people judge me." Well, he’s never done competitive debate. If he had, he’d not only care about how his case is judged, but ...
Coach Mike
By Coach Mike
on December 28, 2022
In the previous part of this article, you have learned six strategies for crafting strong POIs. In this part, you’ll learn about “diagonal engagement” – that is, OG engaging with CO and OO engaging ...
Coach Mike
By Coach Mike
on December 21, 2022
Have you ever watched a crime-drama TV show? If you have, you’ve probably seen an interrogation scene. The detective sits opposite the suspect, in a small, dingy room, with just a bare lightbulb ...
Coach Mike
By Coach Mike
on December 14, 2022
In the first article, you’ve learned what pre-emption is, the three steps you can take to identify what you need to pre-empt, and how to pre-empt your opponents’ impacts by claiming the opposite ...
Coach Mike
By Coach Mike
on December 07, 2022
There’s an old saying that offense is the best form of defense. Attack first to prevent your opponents from attacking you. In debate, this saying is absolutely true, and if your pre-emptive attack is ...
Coach Mike
By Coach Mike
on November 30, 2022
In the first part of this article, you’ve already learned which arguments you should prioritize in your rebuttal and one advanced strategy you can use when rebutting arguments. The next rebuttal ...