Surrey School of Bridge
Surrey School of Bridge
 
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Bridge Coaching Themes
Bridge Coaching Session Themes

Week Starting

Monday Chapter

Tuesday Chapter

Chapters

08/01/2018

15/01/2018

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7. Declarer Play

22/01/2018

8

7

Entries

29/01/2018

9

8

The Hold-Up

05/02/2018

10

9

The Danger Hand

12/02/2018

Holiday

Planning Declarer Play

19/02/2018

11

10

Ducking

26/02/2018

12

11

Ruffing Out Suits

05/03/2018

13

12

Declarer Plays Top Of Touching

12/03/2018

14

13

8. Defence

19/03/2018

15

14

Covering An Honour

26/03/2018

16

15

Follow Lowest of Touching

02/04/2018

Holiday

A Forcing Defence

09/04/2018

Holiday

Avoiding a Ruff and Discard

16/04/2018

17

16

Trump Promotion

23/04/2018

18

17

9. Responding to NT Openings

30/04/2018

19

18

Weak Takeouts

07/05/2018

Holiday

Definitions

14/05/2018

20

19

Shorthand

21/05/2018

21

20

Simple Stayman

28/05/2018

Holiday

Jump Responses to 1NT

04/06/2018

22

21

2NT Opening

11/06/2018

23

22

Summary of Responding to 1NT

18/06/2018

24

23

10. Choice of Opening and Responses

25/06/2018

Random

24

Which Suit To Open

02/07/2018

Random

Random

Definitions

09/07/2018

Holiday

Responding to a 1 Opening

16/07/2018

Holiday

11. Responding to One of a Suit

23/07/2018

7

Choice of Contract

30/07/2018

8

Different Conventions

06/08/2018

9

Making a Claim

13/08/2018

10

Responding to a 1 Opening

20/08/2018

11

Responding to a 1 Opening

27/08/2018

12

12. Pre-emptive Openings And Trump Raises

03/09/2018

Holiday

The Bidding Gearbox

10/09/2018

13

Constructive Bidding

17/09/2018

14

Pre-emptive Bidding

24/09/2018

15

Competitive Bidding

01/10/2018

16

Penalty Auctions

08/10/2018

17

Weak Twos

15/10/2018

18

Weak Threes

22/10/2018

19

Weak Fours

29/10/2018

Holiday

Gambling 3NT Opening

05/11/2018

20

13. One Level Overcalls and Advances

12/11/2018

21

Minimum Overcalls

19/11/2018

22

Advances to One Level Suit Overcalls

26/11/2018

23

The 1NT Overcall

03/12/2018

24

14. Higher Overcalls

10/12/2018

Party

Advances To Two Level Minimum Overcalls

17/12/2018

Holiday

Overcalls After Their 1NT Opening

24/12/2018

Holiday

Weak Jump Overcalls

31/12/2018

Holiday

15. Takeout Doubles of Opening Bids

07/01/2019

Back Again

Takeout Doubles Of One Level Suit Openings

14/01/2019

Advancing A Takeout Double

21/01/2019

Two Suited Doubles

28/01/2019

Defence to Weak Openings

04/02/2019

16. Slam Bidding and the 2 Opening

11/02/2019

Gerber 4

18/02/2019

Blackwood 4NT

Quantitative 4NT

5NT Slam Force

The 2 Opener

Strong 2♦♥♠ Openings

17. Opener's Rebid After A One Level Response

After A One Level Response

Showing a Five Card Major

Jump Shifts

The Barrier and Reversing

18. Opener's Rebid After a Two Level Response

Two Level Suit Responses

19. Defensive Signalling

Attitude Signals

Unblocking Honours

Count Signals

King For Count

The Discard Signal

The McKenney Suit Preference Signal

Returning Partner's Suit

20. Responder's Rebid With 11+

Invitational Rebids

Fourth Suit Forcing

21. Responder's Rebid With 6-10

Preference Sequences

When Opener Holds 17-18

Opener Rebids at the One Level

After a 1NT Response

Responder Bids a New Suit

22. Defence to Overcalls

Defence To Overcalls After Our 1Suit Opening

When They Overcall 1NT

Defence to Overalls Over Our 1NT Opening

23. Double Trouble?

To Bid, Or Not To Bid - Takeout Or Penalties?

Double of 1NT

The Great Escape (From 1NT Doubled)

24. Profitable Penalties

Hand Ownership

Redoubles Trouble?

Doubleton Doubles

Penalty Passes