What if a majority of debates contained unethical evidence? It would cripple the validity of debate. This video explains the importance of raising standards for ethical debate standards.
Vance Trefethen gives his ideas on how to deliver and receive outstanding cross-examinations in policy debate.
This video focuses on the First Affirmative Constructive (1AC). The 1AC is very important, making your debate case strong, prima facia, and will win the round. Coach Vance shares the tools you need to develop a strong 1AC.
As you go through the policy debate round, after giving the 1AC all the way to the final rebuttal, there are different responsibilities for each and every speech. Open your flowsheet and mark down exactly what those responsibilities are.