Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

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Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

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Friends,

I am so pleased to announce that the first episode of our new quiz bowl podcast, "For 10 Points" is available for download on SoundCloud. The podcast is for players, coaches, and parents (mainly for middle school) who are looking to improve and learn more about the Quiz Bowl community.

In the first episode (Ep001 "Winning Nationals"), my co-coach Andrew Turriago and I discuss the team that won MSNCT in 2016 and the journey that led them there.

If you have questions, comments, or ideas for topics, please contact the show at [email protected].

We hope you enjoy.

https://soundcloud.com/for10points/for- ... ationals-1
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Thank you for all the listens to episode 1. We are proud to announce that Epsiode 2 is up on soundcloud:

https://soundcloud.com/for10points/ep00 ... udy-skills

We will be recording an episode from MSNCT next month. Stop by and say hi if you can!
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Andrew and I will be recording from MSNCT on Friday night. We are going to be talking about the experience of being at nationals, what teams do to prepare and stay focused, and give our predictions/rankings. Come by in between scrimmage rounds and say hello if you're going to be there!
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When will the next ep release? Keep up the good work!

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HarryMachen wrote:
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When will the next ep release? Keep up the good work!

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The next episode we are recording is from MSNCT next week. I don't know when I'll have it edited and posted, but shortly afterwards.

Thanks for listening!
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Episode 3 is up! Andrew and I will put together one more episode before the end of the school year.

https://soundcloud.com/for10points/ep003-msnct-2019
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Episode 4 has been posted.

In this episode we are joined by coach Jane Haithcock of Liberty Middle School. We talk about their program and their incredibly successful run at MSNCT. We also touch on the issue of vulching.

https://soundcloud.com/for10points/ep00 ... liberty-ms

Enjoy!
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romeokar wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:45 pm
Episode 4 has been posted.

In this episode we are joined by coach Jane Haithcock of Liberty Middle School. We talk about their program and their incredibly successful run at MSNCT. We also touch on the issue of vulching.

https://soundcloud.com/for10points/ep00 ... liberty-ms

Enjoy!
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Is this going to be continued for the 2019-20 season? I greatly enjoyed the installments that are out.
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We are back after summer break with Episode 5: The Role of a Captain. We interview Darien coaching legend Tom O'Donnell about how to choose a captain and what the expectations are for captains of student athletes (or quiz bowl teams). If you are a coach, captain, or aspiring captain, I cannot recommend it enough.

https://soundcloud.com/for10points/ep00 ... -a-captain

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Episode 6 is up on Soundcloud or wherever you download podcasts. We interview Shirley and Harvey Kimble, the creators of the Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl competition. If you are not familiar with it, it's a fun competition that caters to large groups and promotes collaboration. Register for the regional tournaments at thinkingcapquizbowl.com. We also answer an email from a coach from Texas about practice time.

https://soundcloud.com/for10points/ep-0 ... inking-cap
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Happy Thanksgiving! Episode 7 is now available wherever you get you podcasts. I'm this episode Andrew talks about how small changes can help you improve your play and we answer some letters from listeners.

If you have a question or comment, please email the show at [email protected].

Please enjoy.

Listen to Ep007: Improving as an Individual by For10Points on #SoundCloud
https://soundcloud.com/for10points/ep00 ... individual
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Happy Holidays! With a long break ahead of you, why not take some time to listen to For 10 Points, the best podcast on the web for everything quiz bowl related. If you are thinking of hosting a tournament, you should listen to Episode 8- Running a Tournament. We also read an email sent to us from the other side of the world in Korea!

https://soundcloud.com/for10points/ep00 ... tournament

Please enjoy!
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Happy New Year!

We are back in 2020 with our 9th episode- how to improve as a team. Andrew gives some tips to help your team reach their full potential.

Enjoy!

https://soundcloud.com/for10points/ep-0 ... -as-a-team
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I just want to say I love your podcast's and they have been very helpful! Keep up the good work!
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Bloomington wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:39 am
I just want to say I love your podcast's and they have been very helpful! Keep up the good work!
Seconded.
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Thanks for the listens and the positive comments!

We are back for our 10th episode, "Growing the Game". If you love the game of quiz bowl, we hope that listening to the two interviews we do in this episode will inspire you to branch out.

We talk with Eric Huff, a co-founder of Qwiz, and with Ishanth Srinivas, Youtube's Buzzer Monarch.

Take a listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/for10points/ep01 ... g-the-game

Enjoy!

-Ken & Andrew
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Will there be more podcasts with the cancellation of MSNCT?
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Bloomington wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:29 pm
Will there be more podcasts with the cancellation of MSNCT?
Funny you ask.. as we actually mention you in this month's episode (sorry if we botched the pronounciation of your name...)

Absolutely nothing can keep Andrew and me from making our podcast!

This month's episode is entitled "Quiz Bowl in Quarantine" where we talk about how to practice and scrimmage with teams while we are all safely tucked away in our homes.

Enjoy and stay healthy and positive.

Take a listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/for10points/ep01 ... quarantine
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