Informative Speech : Upgrading Football Equipment

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Persuasive Speech Outline

Tameka Hannon
Topic: Upgrading football equipment is a necessity.
General Purpose: To persuade.
Specific Purpose: At the end of my speech my audience will know the importance of upgrading football equipment and why it is a necessity.
Thesis Statement: Upgraded football equipment will be safer and more effective.
Organizational Pattern: Problem-Solution

Introduction

I. Attention Getter: Have you ever watched a football game and seen a player get hit, and you thought you could practically feel the hit yourself?

II. Thesis Statement: Upgraded football equipment will be safer and more effective.

III. Relevance: Protecting your love ones should be a number one priority in your life. Even if you have no one in your family currently playing football, this change will help generations to come.

IV. Credibility Statement: Recently I have researched this topic with the aid of various academic journals, magazines, books, and newspapers.

V. Preview: Today I will talk to you about:
A. Physical injuries
B. Mental injuries
C. Long-term effects, life after football.

[Transition: Football is America’s most popular sport. Some 2.5 million kids play the game. College football brings in more than 3 billion a year; the NFL rakes in more than 9 billion (Shotz).]

1. The physical injuries contribute to the leading cause of why football equipment needs an upgrade. As stated before, the profit of the sport should allow a…

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