Debate Camp: How to Flow

Learning how to “flow” in debate is an important skill.  This specialized form of note taking helps you keep track and respond to arguments in a debate round.  It is also needed to be able to judge and evaluate most debates. In this module you will find some resources to get you started.

Lecture: How to Flow Debates with Hal Sanford (Santa Rosa Junior College)

 

Click here to download the handout mentioned in this lecture.

 

Sample Debate with Donated Flows

A flow of the above debate: (download PDF)

Top of case

Top of case

Advantage 1

Advantage 1

 

Advantage 2

Advantage 2

Disadvantage 1

Disadvantage 1

Disadvantage 2

Disadvantage 2