ADL and TAS collaborated together for the selection of 2019 WSD Taiwan team because the applicants were predominately TAS students. As such, the team was also coached by Chase Williams, the head coach of TAS, and as a result achieved great accomplishment at the nationals breaking to the […]
Brandon Chen and Kelly Phil broke the record by being the very first international team to break in the most difficult, most prestigious policy debate event. High school policy is extremely challenging because there is no limit to Affirmative topic choice, and because only the winners are allowed […]
Salt Lake, Utah 2016 National Debate Tournament Middle School Policy Debate Division Kevin Cheng (MAT) & Kelly Phil (TAS) Undefeated in the Preliminary – Rank #1
100% of ADL Policy Teams awarded at the 2014 National Forensics Championship Tournament held in the U.S.!
100% of ADL Policy Teams cleared NJFL Preliminary Rounds! Please congratulate 1) Allen Huang, 2) Brian Hsiao, 3) Jonathan Lin, 4) Jennifer Chiang, 5) Faye Shih, and 6) Jennifer Chin for their great achievement at the 2014 National Forensics Championship Tournament held in Overland Park, Kansas, U.S.A. from June 18 -21, 2014! Allen Huang and Brian Hsiao won all […]
Asian Debate League (ADL) is the exclusive U.S. National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA) Taiwan District Advisor with five major functions. 1.ADL provides opportunities for students to participate in all NSDA tournaments, locally and internationally – e.g., NSDA Taiwan, NSDA China, NSDA Korea, NSDA Japan, and NSDA U.S. […]
SAT: Debate Students Get Higher Scores on Standardized Exams. Sponsors of competitive speech programs must prove scientifically how forensics improves student achievement, as defined by No Child Left Behind (NCLB; 2001). While many studies have shown a connection between debate experience and improved critical thinking skills, few studies have […]
Forensics and College Admissions: Why Debate Students Get Accepted to the Best Universities in the U.S.? The Wall Street Journal report did specifically highlight a “consistent trend” — one that forensic coaches have known for a long time — that dedicated participation in drama and debate has significantly increased the success rate of college applicants at […]
There is no other activity that stimulates your child’s brain more powerfully than debate! Try it! I guarantee it. –Jessie Chen, CEO of Asian Debate League These are the short term, long term, and life time benefits to debating.