Jeub's Guide to Speech & Debate

Jeub's Guide to Speech & Debate

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Chris Jeub lays out the particulars in his 5th edition of Jeub's Guide to Speech & Debate.

Do you need the cold, hard basics of what is needed for speech and debate competition? Trusted author Chris Jeub lays out the particulars in his 5th edition of Jeub's Guide to Speech & Debate.

Updated Information + Free Curriculum

Jeub's Guide to Speech & Debate comes with all updated information to compete in the NCFCA, Stoa and NFL leagues. It also delves into the different options educators have in setting up their speech and debate curriculum. Whether a homeschooler, private-schooler or a public schooler (or a mixture of some sort), you'll find Jeub's Guide to Speech & Debate with the answers you need. Better yet, it comes with free curriculum! If you're an educator, you sure could use a foundational curriculum to help students through the forensics world. Jeub's Guide to Speech & Debate comes with a digital access code to seven foundational lessons that can be adapted to your students' needs. No need to buy this separately. You get it free with the book!


The 5th Edition of Jeub's Guide to Speech & Debate will satisfy your desire to know how to do this rightInformation on leagues, organizations, events, debate formats, tournament needs, and student performances are examined thoroughly. The book is written for students, parents, coaches, teachers and administrators. Jeub's Guide to Speech & Debate is a needed resource for all interested in the art of forensics competition. Consider the Table of Contents:

Foreword by Andrew Pudewa Introduction 1. Educational Options
  • Three Educational Choices
  • Time Commitment
  • Organizations
  • Other Organizations
  • Resources to Help
  • Your School’s Curriculum
2. Speech
  • Platform Speaking
  • Literary Interpretation
  • Other Speeches
  • Wildcards
  • Resources
3. Limited Preparation
  • Impromptu
  • Extemporaneous
  • Apologetics
  • Resources
4. Debate
  • Team-Policy
  • Lincoln-Douglas
  • Public Forum
  • Parliamentary
  • Resources
5. Tournaments
  • Calendar
  • Ethical Evidence
  • Read the Rules
  • Adjudication
  • Registration Deadlines
  • Family
6. The C’s to Success
  • Camp
  • Coaching
  • Curriculum
  • Commitment
7. Conclusion


Chris Jeub has been coaching since 1995 and a leader in several leagues. He's developed friendships with some of the best coaches, competitors and voices in the communication world. Here are a few endorsements of the 5th Edition of Jeub's Guide to Speech & Debate:

Chris Jeub’s legacy includes several national champions and hundreds of young leaders who have honed their skills through forensics. For his efforts, Jeub is rightly regarded as a leader in speech and debate and has earned this platform. —Cody Herche Author, Keys to Cross-Examination
When I started competing, I was hooked! The culture was by far the healthiest I had ever seen, and I didn't have to be a genius to realize what a positive impact it was having on me. Mr. Jeub's book accurately and convincingly describes the community and environment that made this sport such a hit for me and my family. —John-Micah Braswell Stoa Competitor, Colorado
Chris Jeub's leadership is apparent. His materials are vital components to the development of successfully competitive, tournament-ready speech and debate students. Whether the students are novices or advanced, Chris's speech and debate resources cover everything a coach needs and everything students need. His training information is well organized, comprehensive, and unmatched. —Carmen Dampf COMMAND AZ Speech & Debate Club
In a world where communication is essential for success in life and so many students have difficulty with even the simplest forms of expression, Chris Jeub provides the kind of foundational guidelines that lead to excellence. Jeub’s Guide to Speech and Debate is more than a guide to help students win contests. It will enable students to excel at life. —Ken Davis SCORRE Conferences Author and Story Teller, Fully Alive

Jeub's Guide to Speech & Debate prepares students for competition. Thousands of students have benefited from Mr. Jeub's analysis into the development of the speaking child through his work as president of Training Minds. Teacher, coach, speaker, coordinator and parent Chris Jeub equips readers to develop successful communication skills in a surprisingly natural way.

ISBN: 978-1-936147-49-6