Debate Blog

Posted on July 25, 2015 In Debate Blog

“You gave the debate to one team based on style?” “snigger…” “You must be a new judge.” “No one gives the debate based on THAT!” […]

Posted on January 31, 2012 In Debate Blog

I have just returned from an interesting World Schools Debating Championships (WSDC) in Cape Town, South Africa.

Posted on April 29, 2011 In Debate Blog

These are some types of Debaters whom I typical encounter on the circuit. Have you met them too? I think I will just let them do the talking. I am sure you recognise some of them too.

Posted on April 29, 2011 In Debate Blog

I would like to stop hearing the following phrases in debates, please. Thank you.

Posted on April 29, 2011 In Debate Blog

Seven little things I want to grip about in debate…. in no particular order…

Posted on April 29, 2011 In Debate Blog

Argument and Counter-Argument form the basis for competitive debate.

Posted on April 29, 2011 In Debate Blog

Some pet peeves of mine have been showing up again when I last judged debates. So, dear debaters, I humbly ask that…

Posted on April 29, 2011 In Debate Blog

Went back to Singapore recently and as always went down to judge some debates.