Guide to Moot Court Part 2: Practice

Guide to Moot Court Part 2: Practice

Like any event in speech and debate, becoming proficient at moot court requires practice. This is the second part of a series about moot court, in the last article we discussed four steps to prepare for your first moot tournament. This post will outline three ways...
Guide to Moot Court Part 1: Step-by-Step Preparation

Guide to Moot Court Part 1: Step-by-Step Preparation

One year ago I decided to compete in moot court in NCFCA. The activity was incredibly daunting at first. I had watched plenty of moot court rounds but frankly understood very little of what was going on. People would grip the podium instead of using hand gestures,...
Over-Practice: A Real Threat

Over-Practice: A Real Threat

In my novice year of Speech & Debate, I had an After-Dinner speech in NCFCA. After-Dinner was a comedic platform event that was sadly removed the year after I competed in it. I loved that speech. Well, at the beginning at least. When I first gave it, it was clear...