Coaching Resources

Starting a team

If you want to know more on how to start or grow your team, download this list with helpful tips!

Speech events

Explore this list of websites to find works which don’t necessarily have ISBNs but are approved for performance at our tournaments.

Look at ballots for each event to get a sense of what judges are looking for when they watch a performance or debate.

Debate resources

Examine the debate coaching resources section to get better acquainted with World Schools Debate and the best practices to coach a team in.

Visit the debate motions archive to see the kinds of topics and motions which have been used at previous tournaments.