Persuasive Inoculation

Persuasive Inoculation

This post is from longtime debater and speaker Catherine Alles. Catherine competed in TP with NCFCA for 5 years, and qualified to Nationals all 4 years of high school. Look for more posts from her over the next few months! When a doctor injects a patient with a...
Advanced Verbal Techniques – Get Inside your Audience’s Mind.

Advanced Verbal Techniques – Get Inside your Audience’s Mind.

How do you take your speeches to the next level? How do you separate yourself from the rest of the room, and even the other speakers in the debate round? Focus on the key distinguishing factors that make all the difference. Most of the time you can just get good or...
Lessons From A Three Year Old

Lessons From A Three Year Old

“How could the judge not understand our mandate?” “Did they really miss that round-winning statistic?” “We addressed that Disadvantage! Why was it in their RFD?!” If you’ve ever had questions like these after a round, then...