From Intermediate to Advanced

Isaiah on Winning Outrounds

Learn from Isaiah McPeak how to improve your outround performance.

Lindsay See on Rebuttals

Rebuttals have two basic points: 1. Why you’re winning the arguments you’re winning, and 2. Why those ones are the most important.

Three Common TP Questions

Isaiah answers 3 top questions Team Policy debaters have.

Pugh/Bozarth vs. Kintzing/Kintzing

Flow this round write down 3 things you should improve in your presentation style as a result.

Why Debate Resolutions Are Getting Too Big… And What to Do about It

Why Debate Resolutions Are Getting Too Big… And What to Do about It

Each year, my debate club requires every student to go through the NCFCA’s “Comprehensive Guide to Policy Debate” curriculum in the fall, regardless of experience level.  Having read it multiple times before, I was skimming the week’s assigned chapter twenty or...

Clarifying Questions

Clarifying Questions

What would you say is the ideal cross-examination? Ideas like "a cross-examination that makes your opponents admit their faults" or "asking questions that strengthen your case" may come to mind. However, there's a unique feature of cross-examination that often goes...