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By Richard Edwards Ph.D.

The bible for debaters and their coaches.

Nearly each highschool and faculty in the USA has a debate membership and/or a debate staff. There are countless numbers of competitions on the county and nation point, culminating in heated nationwide competitions. but, at many excessive faculties and schools, coaches are drawn from the historical past or English departments with very little adventure within the hugely dependent methods of this renowned self-discipline. And whereas aggressive debate has been becoming every year as a chief educational task, there were no well known handbooks to assist scholars and coaches organize for contests successfully and successfully. useful and authoritative, this consultant comprises not just counsel and guidance for potent training and supply, yet full-length, genuine transcripts of profitable competitions in each one structure. recommended by means of the 2 nationwide governing our bodies for aggressive debate-the nationwide Federation of nation highschool institutions and the nationwide Forensic League-and priced for the budget-conscious scholar and highschool instructor alike, Competitive Debate: The professional Guide is determined to turn into the educational "bible" for tens of hundreds of thousands of current and destiny debaters and their coaches. within, Dr. Richard Edwards-award successful debate trainer, professor, former aggressive debate pass judgement on, and author-leads readers throughout the 3 well known codecs of aggressive debate:

* coverage Debate
* Lincoln-Douglas Debate
* Public discussion board Debate

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