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Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:55 am
by romeokar
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

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:54 pm
by romeokar
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!

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Thu May 02, 2019 2:57 pm
by romeokar
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!

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Fri May 03, 2019 4:23 am
by HarryMachen
When will the next ep release? Keep up the good work!

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Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Fri May 03, 2019 9:36 pm
by romeokar
HarryMachen wrote: Fri May 03, 2019 4:23 am 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!

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 7:31 am
by romeokar
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

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:45 pm
by romeokar
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!

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:55 pm
by iarehavethestupid
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!
:grin:

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:40 pm
by Scone
Is this going to be continued for the 2019-20 season? I greatly enjoyed the installments that are out.

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:35 pm
by romeokar
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

Enjoy!

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:08 am
by romeokar
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

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Wed Nov 27, 2019 6:51 pm
by romeokar
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

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Sat Dec 21, 2019 2:11 am
by romeokar
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!

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:33 pm
by romeokar
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

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:39 am
by Bloomington
I just want to say I love your podcast's and they have been very helpful! Keep up the good work!

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:38 am
by Scone
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.

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:25 pm
by romeokar
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

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:29 pm
by Bloomington
Will there be more podcasts with the cancellation of MSNCT?

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:39 pm
by romeokar
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

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Wed May 06, 2020 11:20 pm
by romeokar
Unfortunately, there are no trips to Nationals in the coming weeks. But rejoice! For there is a new episode of For 10 Points! Episode 12- "Rise of the Terminators" is available for your listening pleasure. In this episode, Andrew and Ken tackle the issue terminators- strong generalists who can single-handedly win matches and tournaments. Quiz Bowl great Robert Muniz, formerly of Midtown Classical, joins the guys to discuss his experiences as a terminator. Andrew and Ken also rank the top 6 greatest single-game performances at the MS level.

Enjoy!

https://soundcloud.com/for10points/ep01 ... erminators

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:58 pm
by romeokar
We figured we would get one more episode in before the summer...

In Episode 13, "The Joy of Quiz Bowl", we interview Erik Nelson, the director of the Bounceback Foundation and president of Play Quiz Bowl LLC. The guys discuss the ACRONYM pop culture competition and how to stay mentally healthy as a quiz bowl player.
Ken and Andrew also discuss the future of quiz bowl.

Enjoy the episode and your summer.

https://soundcloud.com/for10points/ep01 ... -quiz-bowl

Re: Quiz Bowl Podcast- For 10 Points

Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:42 pm
by romeokar
It's been a weird year so far... and there's no end in sight. But at least there are little slivers of a return to normalcy, like For 10 Points is back with our first episode of the new school year.

Episode 14: Quiz Bowl State of the Union- Coaches' Forum

We decided to pick the brains of the coaches of five of the best programs in the country: Barry Love (Aptakisic), Jeff Price (Barrington), Eugene Huang (Longfellow), Caitlin Samuel (Hunter), and Bruce Hansen (Churchill). Andrew and I ask these coaching giants how they plan to approach the new year amongst so much uncertainty. Our coaching panel also weighs in on the pros and cons of the current state of Quiz Bowl.

Hear Coach Love and Coach Price starting at 5:50, Coach Huang at 29:59, and Coach Samuel and Coach Hansen at 1:00:00.

I know it's longer than the others.. so savor it!

Listen here: https://soundcloud.com/for10points/ep01 ... ches-forum

As always, if you have questions or comments, For10Points(at)gmail(dot)com