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Tips and Tricks

As younger debaters, we develop habits when we’re first learning. While they were effective in beginner debate, once you’re in...

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Shifting your Style
Style and Persuasion

Every debate, judge, debater, and motion are very different. Some motions are serious, and demand a solemn tone. Other motions are super silly. To...

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Persuasive Language and Debate Words
Style and Persuasion

When debaters are equally matched in argumentation and refutation, sometimes a speaker's style can be the tiebreaker. Using powerful language...

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Basics of Public Speaking
Beginner Debate Skills, Style and Persuasion

One of the reasons people turn away from debate is because of the public speaking element. Learning to speak in front of a crowd can be...

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