Let’s break down what burden of proof isn’t – and then what it is.Read More
Plan: The judge will set himself on fire and jump off a cliff.
“Inherency is usually run about once a season on a team that is either incredibly unlucky or incredibly ill-prepared.”Read More
Nationals is right around the corner! Debate like a veteran by avoiding these common mistakes.Read More
Concluding a speech is difficult. Let's talk about how to do it in a meaningful way.Read More
We've already talked about argument structure. Now we dive headfirst into something known as counter-warrant strategy.Read More
Logically, the first step to prove a resolution is to...Read More
In the last post, I talked about Reference Points: a way to identify the starting point of any explanation.
The second step, logical chronology, tells you how to take your audience the rest of the way.
Logical Chronology is the act of presenting ideas...Read More
Many policy debaters treat evidence like rare silver, to where having more of it makes the case more valuable by default.
"I have 17 pieces of evidence in my 1AC!"
As a result, many policy cases are written with a primary emphasis on...Read More