Metagaming Impromptu

Metagaming Impromptu

An absolute claim though it may be, I maintain that no speech or debate event is so commonly executed to such a poor degree as is impromptu speaking.  This year, with so many tournaments being moved online, I’ve had the opportunity to watch several rounds in...
Revisiting The Burden of Proof, Part 1

Revisiting The Burden of Proof, Part 1

Fact: during at least one of your affirmative rounds at every tournament you go to, the Negative team starts the 1NC by going over the burden of proof, if they didn’t already cover it during the preceding cross-ex.  I myself went through this phase, giving the...