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the research says... debate CHANGES LIVES

The research is clear. U.S. Debate is unsurpassed as an investment of time for your child's development and success.

Traditional education with rote learning and simply imparting knowledge to students is outdatedU.S. Debate directly involves students in a thrilling student-centered learning experience that boosts essential academic and life skills.

  1. Since launching in January 2020, we've taught 500+ students across India and abroad, exclusively by U.S. instructors.

  2. Founded by Rajiv KacholiaStanford University and Goldman Sachs alumnus & U.S. State Debate Champion.

  3. Live Online for Gifted 1st-12th graders. No prior experience required - just an open mind and persistence.

  4. Train for fun & thrilling Regional, National and International tournaments.
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U.S. Debate Alumni include successful entrepreneurs Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Jack Dorsey (Twitter), Ted Turner (CNN), Oprah Winfrey; entertainment celebrities Brad Pitt, Stephen Colbert, Bruce Springsteen, Adam Sandler; & U.S. Presidents John F. Kennedy, Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan. Support your child's passion & growth with the research-backed benefits of debate.

“Both the consensus of the literature and... experimental findings justify the conclusion that debaters' critical thinking test scores are significantly higher than those of nondebaters."

Research study by Dr. Joe Bellon

  • Proven to enhance reading speed,  comprehension, writing, vocabulary

  • Raise grades & test scores

  • Boost information processing
  • Improve College Admissions up to 60% versus 5% for other activities

  • Gain valuable interview skills

  • Debate is the ultimate SAT/ACT prep

  • Learn Soft Skills: communication, creativity, confidence, collaboration  

  • Develop elegant, balanced leaders by evaluating multiple perspectives




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Live Online Zoom Debate Courses to introduce skills, discuss topical content, collaborate in teams, practice debate drills, and prepare for tournaments

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Debate faciliates deep student learning in important interdisciplinary subjects and key global issues. Explore this site for our coaching philosophy and curriculum, breadth of competitive tournament offerings, and academic research studies on the proven, unique benefits.

life changing

Life long learning and success begins with core skills development and empowerment. Apply today for your child to train with Championship winning Coaches from the United States!

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Watch: Ted Talk on why "Speech & Debate is the most transformative experience you can offer your students"
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Watch: Speech & Debate Alumni including business leaders and celebrities

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Watch: U.S. Presidential Candidate explain - "There is no better way for students to learn powerfully important skills."



Speech and Debate India is a life changing Journey backed by Research, for students to advance academic and life skills naturally, through fun and engaging events.

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