Bridge Beginner Lessons

 

The course starts on 25 September, being given by Matt Jackson who is an accredited English Bridge Union teacher. It consists of 34 two-hour lessons, divided into three terms,  being held at Bawburgh Village Hall on Wednesdays 10.00 – 12.30. For term 1, the cost is £80 (12 lessons) paid in advance, preferably by cheque, on the first lesson of each term and which includes the EBU Beginning Bridge  “Red” book. Delegates can also pay weekly which costs £7 but this does not include the EBU Beginning Bridgebook.

 

Matt can be contacted at mattjack60@gmail.com or 01692 630959.

  

The timetable is shown below.

 

Week

Date

Lesson

 

 

1st term

1

25/09/19

Introduction to Mini-Bridge

2

02/10/19

Playing with trumps

3

09/10/19

Declarer play

4

16/10/19

Basic defence

5

23/10/19

The Auction, opening 1NT and balanced  responses

6

30/10/19

Game responses to 1NT

7

06/11/19

One-level suit openings & limit raises

8

13/11/19

One level suit openings & NT limit raises

9

20/11/19

New suit responses – opener’s weak responses

10

27/11/19

Opener’s rebid with a strong hand

11

04/12/19

Getting into No trumps….strong balanced hands

12

11/12/19

Play lesson (Consolidation+ xmas party)

 

 

 

 

 

2nd term

13

15/01/20

Declarer play in NT

14

22/01/20

Declarer play in a suit

15

29/01/20

Suit overcalls and responses

16

04/02/20

Takeout doubles

17

11/02/20

1NT overcalls & responses

18

18/02/20

Defence

19

25/02/20

Stayman

20

04/03/20

More Stayman

21

11/03/20

Opening 2 NT

22

18/03/20

Opening 2 Clubs

23

25/03/20

Opening strong 2D/H/S

24

01/04/20

Play Lesson (consolidation)

 

 

 

 

 

3rd term

25

22/04/20

Play lesson (revision of last term)

26

29/04/20

Slam bidding (Blackwood)

27

06/05/20

Transfers

28

13/05/20

4441 hands

29

20/05/20

Fourth suit forcing

30

27/05/20

Opening at 3 and 4 level (pre-empts) and responses

31

29/05/20

Competing against pre-empts

32

03/06/20

Defense to 1NT (Landy)

33

10/06/20

Play lesson (consolidation of term)

34

17/06/20

Play lesson (Random hands + club duplicate demo)

 

 

 

 

 

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