Below the Gnat Line Coaches Clinic and Practice Tournament
2022 — Valdosta, GA/US
Thank you for your interest in the Below the Gnatline Coach Training and Practice Tournament. Our hope is to help South GA and North FL new coaches and teams learn the basics to successfully compete and grow.
Fees: $10 per coach and $5 per student - this is to cover the cost of food for the sessions.
We expect this to be a very small practice meet - if the entries become larger, we will separate out the events but currently we are offering Debates - PF, LD Speech - Interp, Platform, Limited Prep. The Debates will all use the Sept-Oct 2022 topics from the NSDA.
Coaches please gomplete this form so that we may plan the training sessions, we will assume that any students you bring will also attend the same sessions in the morning.
8:00-9:00 AM - Coffee and tabroom
9:00 - 10:00 - Session 1
10:00 - 11:00 - Session 2
11:00 - 12:00 - Session 3
One-hour Sessions on the following events:
Introduction to Policy Debate
Introduction to LD Debate - Marna Weston
Introduction to PF Debate - Richard Bracknell
Introduction Platform Speaking
Introduction to Interpretation - Brianna Crockett
Introduction to Limited Prep Events
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch - Coaches - Team Management, Students - Team Building
1:00 - 2:30 - Practice Round 1
2:45 - 4:00 - Practice Round 2
4:00 - 5:00 - Discussion/Q&A