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Monday Play and Learn
Director: Tim
Monday Afternoon
1.45pm
Director: Steve Davies
Monday Evening
7.30pm
Director: Steve Foster
Sunday Coffee and Cakes
Director: Maxine Julius
Friday Gentle
10.00am
Director: Annabel Burrows
Friday Afternoon
1.45pm
Director: Bernard Themis
Friday Evening
7.30pm
Director: Bernard Themis
2018 RBC Spring Pairs League Division 2
Director: Richard Banbury
2018 RBC Spring Pairs League Division 3
Director: Richard Banbury
Calendar
Mon 23rd Apr 2018
Active versus Passive Defending 1
10.00am
Director: Tim
Host: Nirmal Dutta
Tue 24th Apr 2018
Learning Duplicate
10.00am
Director: Simon
Host: Kenneth Surridge
Tue 24th Apr 2018
Tuesday Afternoon
1.45pm
Director: Maxine
Host: Nick Elmslie
Tue 24th Apr 2018
Tuesday Gentle World Sims
7.30pm
Director: Maxine
Host: Wanted
Tue 24th Apr 2018
Tuesday Evening World Sims
7.30pm
Director: Joan
Host: David Wing
  (Partner?)
Wed 25th Apr 2018
Supervised Play
10.00am
Director: Tim
Host: No Host
Wed 25th Apr 2018
Wednesday Gentle
1.45pm
Director: Marietta
Host: Bilkish Japanwalla
Wed 25th Apr 2018
Wednesday Evening
7.30pm
Director: Richard
Host: Wanted
Wed 25th Apr 2018
Supervised/Learning
7.30pm
Director: Margaret
Host: Wanted
Beginnersí Lesson Syllabus
BEGINNERS SYLLABUS

The Beginner’s Syllabus is designed for those who wish to learn the game from scratch, with no prior knowledge assumed.  We closely follow the English Bridge Union recommended path to learning, starting with Minibridge. After 3 or 4 terms, students should be ready to join one of the Supervised Play sessions, and after 4 terms the Learning Duplicate sessions are available to those who are ready to start some (gently) competitive bridge.  The lesson schedule is shown below the cost is £160.00 per term and includes 2 free play vouchers to Attend Supervised Play

 

Beginners I

Term 1

Beginners II

Term 2

Beginners III

Term 3

Next Step

Term 4

1. Getting started with minibridge. 11. New suit responses and NT rebid 21. Recap on bidding and play 31. 2NT openings and responses
2. Playing with trumps 12. Opener's rebid with a weak hand 22. Suit overcalls and responses 32. 2C openings and responses
3. Introducing declarer play 13. Opener's rebid with a strong hand 23.Take out doubles and responses 33. Slam bidding
4. Introducing defence 14. One-of-a-suit openings and NT rebids 24. 1NT overcalls and responses 34. 3 level openings & intro to vunerabilty and duplicate tactics
5. Playing lesson 15. Revise opening bids & rebids 25. Practice session:  competitive auctions 35. Weak twos in 3 suits
6. Opening 1NT 16. Competition: 8 hands 26. 4-4-4-1 hands 36. Defence against pre-empts and weak twos
7. Responses to 1NT 17. Declarer play techniques 27. Stayman and responses 37. Practice session: pre-empts and weak twos
8. Playing lesson 18. Declarer play in NT 28. Defence - leads 38. Duplicate session on competitive bidding
9. One-of-a-suit openings and limit raises 19. Declarer play with trumps 29. Defence- techniques 39. Defence
10. Playing lesson 20. Practice session: declarer play 30. Practice session:  defence 40. Duplicate session on a variety of hands