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Our Teachers

Lis Bingham

Elisabeth learnt her bridge at Wimbledon Bridge Club with Giorgio Provenza. She was put forward for the English Bridge Union teacher training program by the Club and received an outstanding assessment in the appraisal. Elisabeth aims to make her classes fun and to encourage her students to progress into the Club's supervised play sessions and beyond. Elisabeth has represented WBC in the Wanborough Cup and the Mary Edwards Cup. In 2017 she won the English Bridge Union Masters Rank of the Masters Pairs. She has recently qualified to represent Surrey in the Corwen Cup.

Tim Chanter

Tim first learned the game as a child and has been an active and successful tournament player since 2007, recently coming second with his partner Helen in the Life Masters. He left his city career in 2013 to follow his twin passions in life, music and bridge. After gaining an outstanding assessment from the English Bridge Union's Teacher Assessment Program, Tim has been teaching the game for the past two years. 

Carol Clisby

Naomi Cohen

Martha Jaynes

Martha became a Life Master quite early in her Bridge career when she played in tournaments all over the country. She won the London Festival of bridge Mixed Paris with Felix Carlson playing against a number of famous bridge players. Her grandmother was known to be the best lady bridge player in Canada! She is a founder member of Wimbledon Bridge Club. With a background in teaching, she turned to teaching bridge in the 80s. Martha is known for her kindness, patience and in particular her sense of humour.

Terry Hewett

Terry was Chairman of Wimbledon Bridge Club for several years.  She was co-founder and Chairman of the Night of the Stars charity Pro-Am Bridge tournament which raised over £250,000 for charity.  She has been a member of the English Bridge Union’s Tournament Committee and is currently on its Tournament Panel.
As Chairman of WBC, Terry became involved in our teaching program.  During this time she assisted teachers and ran supervised sessions at WBC and currently runs sessions at other venues.
 
Graham Hudson
Graham started teaching for the old Inner London Education Authority in the late seventies and after that body was abolished carried on teaching for an evening institute based in Balham. This continued in total for about twenty years. Since then he has run courses for Wimbledon Bridge Club - the longest lasting sixty weeks - but now specialises mainly in short courses. 
 
Tim Pelling

Simon Prager

Simon has played bridge for around 35 years.  He taught at the National School of Government for some years.  He has been teaching bridge for about 2 years and he tries to make his lessons fun and informative.  In his spare time, he is a  guitarist and singer playing mostly Jazz, blues, folk and anything that takes his fancy.

Giorgio Provenza

Hilary Stewart

Ann Walker