In this section you can find an exhaustive amount of World Schools Debate Resources for coaches and students, compiled by former BEST judge Delaney Hurley.

A COMPREHENSIVE guide to Coaching World Schools Debate

For most first-time coaches, the above will be enough to equip you with the tools to lead a good debate team. If you want to delve deeper in coaching debate, please refer to the resources below.

General coaching resources:

Videos on evaluating debate topics:

Videos on argument construction:

News website for keeping informed ahead of impromptu topics:

Preparation for impromptu motions:

Resources for debate topics:

General debate video databases: