BL will offer a tournament prep course at the end of August to give students a boost before competing in tournaments during September and October. The session will provide students with cases, blocks and strategies to compete against other students in North America and the world.
Age Range: Grades 6-12
Hours: 2:00 – 5:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced
August 22-26th (Monday-Friday)
Length 3 Hours
The individual must possess excellent communication and presentational skills both written and verbal in English and Chinese
2:00 – 2:30 PM – Student assessment
2:30 – 3:00 PM – Topic Introduction
3:00 – 3:05 PM – Break
3:05 – 4:00 PM Topic Concepts
4:00 – 4:05 PM Break
4:05 – 5:00 PM Mini Debates
Day 1: Topic Introduction – students will be introduced to the September/October Topic and given background information.
Day 2: Stock Case Introduction – students will be given cases to practice and improve their understanding of the topic.
Day 3: Implementing the Strategy – students will learn how to execute the strategy through drills and group discussions.
Day 4: Polish and Practice – students will have a skill day that will test their ability to execute the arguments in persuasive ways.
Day 5: Tournament – students will participate in a practice tournament.