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Win Your Debate Exercise

On Wednesday July 30, 2014

What you will learn

Full-day, $100 (breakfast and lunch included)

Join the Leadership Institute for its Debate Workshop. Dr. John Shosky, former speech writer for the Reagan and both Bush administrations, will offer an overview of debate, teaching you how to effectively prepare, take control, and win.

You will learn how to:

  • Distinguish between the types of debate and successfully prepare for each
  • Skillfully navigate Q&A
  • Handle the unexpected and stand your “rhetorical ground”
  • Turn hecklers to your advantage


Starts Wednesday, July 30

Wed. 30 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Leadership Institute
Steven P.J. Wood Building
1101 N Highland St
Arlington, VA 22201 Map



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Your faculty

Isaiah McPeak

Isaiah McPeak

Analyst and Presenter at 9Lenses

As a debater in high school, Isaiah always thought how awesome it would be to coach. Then he co-founded a club in MD and was the debate coach, while placing 3rd at 2004 NCFCA nationals in Team ...

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Timothy Snyder

Timothy Snyder

Sr. Analyst, 9Lenses

Tim is a communicator, leader, and regular presenter inside top chambers of the Fortune 500. He has directed communications for a congressional campaign, consulted for local political races, and has taught public speaking ...

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