S2E3 – Extemp Basics and Champion Analysis Part 2 [Podcast]

Today’s Training Minds Podcast continues where we left off last week, especially when talking about analysis. Extemp title winner Shane Baumgardner explains. (Click here for Part 1 of this series.)

Shane Baumgardner Coaching at Camp 2


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Featured Presenter

Shane BaumgardnerShane Baumgardner competed for 4 years in the NCFCA and won numerous awards. He is the 2009 and 2010 National Champion in impromptu speaking, as well as being the 2009 National Champion in extemporaneous speaking. He also placed 6th in LD at the 2009 National Championships and 3rd in TP at the 2010 National Championships.

Shane married his old debate partner, Kaitlin, in 2012. The two moved to Minneapolis where Shane is pursuing a law degree at the University of Minnesota.


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