Complete U.S. coaching
Available Across india
 

All-India Access package. U.S. Coaching & personalized feedback and guidance for the 2019-20 school year:

  • U.S. Coaching Jan-May 2020, covers 15 foundational speech & debate skills

  • Entry to Online Tournament & 2 Regional Workshops

  • Helpline: assistance through chat, email & video calls to provide each child personal support (details below)

  • Speech Debate India Certificate Level 1 for 2019-20

  • Earn points through participation and community service for special U.S. NSDA Honors Society Membership 

  • Earn eligibility for Level 2 in 2020-21 and higher levels in subsequent years to specialize in events and excel

  • Eligible to compete in prestigious competitions: Regional, National and Global NSDA Tournaments

  • Top Students Nationally will be invited to join the Leaders Circle in 2020-21, a free invite-only program

launch your speech & debate journey

all students enjoy these great benefits

15 Weeks of Gamified Instruction

  • 15 Weeks of Video Introduction of weekly game & skill topic

  • 15 Weeks of online Expert U.S. Coaching on core skills

  • Learn academic skills, life skills, speech & debate skills

  • Build general knowledge of current events
  • Separate training for younger and older students
  • Total 1 Hour Instruction per week

15 Weeks of Personalized Feedback

  • 15 Weeks of training and practice materials

  • 15 Weeks of video/written assignments for submission

  • 15 Weeks of monitoring student progress

  • 15 Weeks of personalized Coach feedback

  • 15 Weeks of Gamified point-competition to motivate

  • Customized by elementary, middle, & high school

  • Total 1-2 Hours Practice & Feedback per week

Helpline and Personalized Assistance

  • Helpline: all students have access to assistance

  • Available through chat, email and live video calls/office hours access

  • Students can ask questions, get assistance on assignments, reinforce concepts, review feedback

  • Optional office hours provide an opportunity to both inquire and learn from questions of peers, together with Coach feedback and guidance

Competition

  • Includes entry to an Online Tournament

  • Eligible for Regional, National, Global Tournaments

  • Students in each division with strong weekly and regional tournament performance will be invited to compete in the NSDA India National Tournament at the American School of Bombay on June 6-7th 2020

  • Highest performing students will be selected for free extra coaching to represent India at the Middle School and High School Divisions of the Global Tournament June 15-19, 2020 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

  • India Tournaments held on weekends

Certificates

  • Receive Level 1 Certificate for Speech & Debate India upon completion of course requirements

  • In subsequent years, students can continue to earn higher levels of Certification each year from Level 2 - 10

  • Students participating in the National Tournament will receive a National Tournament Honors Certification

  • Students selected for Leaders Circle will be eligible for additional honors in the 2020-21 school year. Debate team leaders were found in one study to have a 60% improvement in College Admissions to Highly Selective Schools compared to only a 5% improvement for Student Council members

  • Note: All certifications subject to work completion. U.S. NSDA Honors Certification requires tournament participation, community service, and earning points through our assignments to earn this highest recognition