Coach Mike
By Coach Mike
on February 01, 2023
Do you know what the word “mortified” means? Let me tell you. It was my first time traveling by myself. I was at the airport going through security – and you know how scary that can be, right? ...
Coach Stella
By Coach Stella
on January 30, 2023
No matter how old or young you are, everyone has a story to tell. What’s great about public speaking is that it gives you a platform to share your story with the world. Whether you’re competing in ...
Coach Mike
By Coach Mike
on January 25, 2023
Welcome back! In the first part of this article, you learned about sovereignty and self-determination and how it comes into play in debates about IR. As you can see, IR debates often center around ...
Coach Mike
By Coach Mike
on January 18, 2023
In the midst of World War I, France, Britain, and Germany were fighting fierce battles against each other on the Western front, but then Christmas came and they decided to take a break. Not only did ...
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 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 ...