Beginners Part 1

This five-lesson course is offered twice a year on Thursday nights from 6:30 pm until 9:00 pm. The fall lessons are now underway. The next set of lessons will begin in January 2022.

This course provides a hands-on introduction to the game of duplicate bridge, including basic scoring, basic bidding, and basic play of the hand. The third and fourth lessons focus on no trump bidding, while the fifth lesson concentrates on weak two bids.

The price is $85 and includes the cost of the text.

Beginners Part 2

This five-lesson course is offered twice a year on Thursday nights from 6:30 pm until 9:00 pm. The next set of lessons will begin on Thursday, November 11 and end on December 9.

Beginners 2 is a continuation of Beginners 1. All concepts are reviewed and reinforced. Bidding is emphasized, including take-out doubles and responses and ace-asking conventions. The principles of declaring no trump and suit contracts will be covered. 

The cost is $75 for the students who have already purchased the text for Beginners 1 (the same text is used for all ten lessons). The price for Beginner 2 students who lack the text is $85.

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Learn Bridge in a Day

This one-day session is normally offered two or three times a year. The next workshop is scheduled for January 2022.

You’ll nail the basics of bridge in this interactive class that has both instruction and coached play. If you’re just starting, returning to the game or wanting to “test the waters” before taking formal lessons, this workshop is for you.

In just five hours, students will become confident with basic bidding, scoring, and the mechanics of play. Included in your registration is a 35-page student manual which walks beginning students through the history, mechanics, scoring, beginning bidding, and theory of bridge. The handouts include seven practice exercises and four practice hands for the students.

Your instructor is someone who plays bridge regularly and is fully committed to helping you learn and enjoy your day. By the end of the workshop, you will have learned some of the basics of the game.

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