New York City Debate Club

Engaging Conversation, Interesting People, Friendly Learning


In debate you will learn how to analyze arguments and break them down. You will gain practice is understanding arguments and developing counter arguments. This analysis can be applied to jobs where you can use the same techniques to analyze different solutions to problems.


Are you afraid of public speaking? It's common, and debate is a good opportunity to become more comfortable with speaking in front of others. You can come to meetings and just watch until you feel comfortable with joining in. You'll be amazed at how easy it is to speak when you have a good debate idea you want to share.


Debate is all about convincing the judge that your side of the case is correct, and your opponent's side is wrong. Through debate you'll learn some effective techniques for supporting your arguments and making them more convincing.

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