speech & debate changes lives

Speech and Debate Changes Lives for students in grades 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12, boosting English, College Admissions, SAT Scores, and Soft Skills
Speech and Debate Changes Lives for students in grades 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12, boosting English, College Admissions, SAT Scores, and Soft Skills
the research says... debate

USA's National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA), a 95 year non-profit, runs the world's largest academic competitions, backed by research, rigor & 150,000 students annually. Elegant debate, encouraging collaboration & balanced perspectives, launched in India January 2020, as Rajiv KacholiaStanford University alumnus & U.S. State Debate Champion formed a life changing Academy for Gifted 1st-12th graders. Train for events in India and at Harvard & Stanford. Develop life skills!

NSDA 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 test scores & speed naturally

  • 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

Debate to learn

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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