Contextualizing Debate

Contextualizing Debate

Editor’s note: This is the first of many forthcoming posts by our new coach Chris Ostertag! With a ton of experience coaching and debating, Chris has made a phenomenal addition to our team. Like what you read? Schedule a session of private coaching with Chris....
Reader Question: Dealing With Burnout

Reader Question: Dealing With Burnout

We receive dozens of questions from our customers and love reading through and responding to all of them. We received this intriguing message from a student who prefers to remain anonymous a few days ago, sent it out to the Ethos staff and decided to share their...
Stop Wasting Time

Stop Wasting Time

Ever met one of those debaters that just seem to get it? You know, the ones that come in at twelve years old and within a year are winning tournaments along with the hearts and minds of their audiences? Well, believe it or not, it’s not always talent that sets these...
Lessons learned from XL 2.0

Lessons learned from XL 2.0

A second-year team went from never advancing to qualifying to NITOC. A second-year LD student qualified to NCFCA Nationals and received second at a National Open. A third-year debater consistently placed first at their tournament. A novice LD debater became second in...