Last week I spoke with Heather Neumann of Lasting Impact about debate-meets-real-life. For a variety of reasons, afterwards I cultivated what I believe are some of my best debate blogs ever.

After 15 years of doing this, that’s probably a decision I’d make differently any day you woke me up.

But for what it’s worth, here for you is a starter pack on the Activation Communication way of debating.

A Manifesto for Debate Training: Not What, But Why

What skills do you learn from debate? Here’s a HUGE list

1980s Debate Theory is Not “Traditional”

Video: Why I think Your Worldview Should be in Debate

Isaiah’s list of dispositions

For Coaches – How to Coach Case Development

One year of improvement? Showcase LD Round