Advanced Debating Skills – Supercharge your Debating

This Advanced Debating Workshop will teach students who have previous debating experience advanced techniques.  The workshop involves theory and exercises to develop individual and team debating skills.  The longer version of the workshop allows for preparation and a secret debate with individual feed back for debaters.

Learn advanced techniques to take debating skills to the next level:

  • Expanding your arguments
  • Linking back to the topic
  • Learn what adjudicators are looking for in a senior debate
  • Expanding  rebuttal
  • Effective techniques to master Thematic Rebuttal
  • Secret Topic Preparation
  • Includes hand out worksheets
  • Students receive individual feedback
  • Students receive certificate of completion

Duration: Two workshop options:

  • 2 periods Workshop – interactive discussion & activities
  • or 3-4 periods Workshop including practice debate with individual feedback
Advanced Debating - Supercharge your debating
“I loved this workshop, especially being introduced to techniques I was unaware of such as thematic rebuttal. I also enjoyed the opportunity to debate my peers in a comfortable and friendly manner”.
Year 10 Student - Sophie - Loreto Mandeville Hall

This workshop is suitable for:

Secondary students

  • Year 7
  • Year 8
  • Year 9
  • Year 10
  • Year 11
  • Year 12