Coaching a Club

Upside Down Debate

Veteran coaches Isaiah and Betsy McPeak wrote this book to help you lead debaters of all levels.

You will like using it to teach debate because we give you real-life words and examples to illustrate the debate theory, making teaching and learning debate far less intimidating.

You will also appreciate the emphasis on being non-argumentative and learning to debate in a restorative and wholesome fashion.

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