Building new LD cases? Make sure to download our neg topic guide to the March-April Lincoln-Douglas resolution, Resolved: Placing political conditions on humanitarian aid to foreign countries is unjust. Our analysis contains a discussion of possible negative strategies, value and criterion ideas, and all the free evidence you need to write an awesome negative case. Find it below. [..]
Lincoln-Douglas debaters, check out our new aff topic guide to the March-April LD resolution, Resolved: Placing political conditions on humanitarian aid to foreign countries is unjust. In it, you’ll find everything you need to start building an awesome affirmative case, including definitions, strategy tips, value and criterion advice, and plenty of free evidence. Get it now! [..]
Speaking drills are an important component of preparing for your debates. Today, we’re going to introduce you to some of the best drills, and explain how each one will help you improve. [..]
In honor of February 12th, today we’re going to share the 12 best pieces of debate advice we’ve ever received. Read and absorb these nuggets of wisdom below. [..]
This week’s guest blog post comes from Myra Milam. Myra is currently a senior at Truman State University in Kirksville, MO, where she competes in NFALD debate. Last year, Myra was top speaker at the National Forensics Association college National Tournament, in addition to being the National Runner-Up in LD debate. Since beginning her career at Truman as a freshman, Myra has placed in the top ten debaters and top four speakers every year at Nationals. In the past eight years, Myra has competed in and coached every form of debate. Her argumentation style is an ever-evolving performance geared towards advancing inclusion in debate, particularly in terms of her experiences from her social location as a woman.
Today, Myra will tell you what steps to take if your squad seems to be stuck in a rut, and you want to branch out in terms of your interests, argumentative strategy, and style. [..]