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Bridge Classes


Kathy Venton,
Teacher / Owner

Kate Hill,
Teacher

Kathy and Kate bring a relaxed, humorous, and informative style to teaching. All of our classes have had fun and friendly people; come join us to learn this fascinating game or brush up on your current bridge skills. Bridge has the suspense of poker, the mental challenge of chess, and the excitement of athletic sports, all in a sociable setting where you are a participant, not just a spectator. Join in the fun.

Absolute Beginner Bridge Class

An introduction to the world's greatest card game; you will learn opening bids, responses, and how to plan to play a hand in no truBbmp and a suit contract.  Perfect review of the basics for those who played years ago.  Each class is seven weeks.
Next Beginning Bridge Class will be in September.

First class is free.  Join if you wish after attending the first class.

 

 Tuesday Evenings starting January 16

6:30 - 8:30 p.m. with Kathy Venton

Thursday Mornings starting January 18

9:30 - 11:30 a.m. with Kate Hill

Schedule for the class: Week 1 - Introduction to Bridge, Week 2 - 1N Openers & Responses, Week 3 - Jacoby Transfers, Week 4 - Major Suit Openers & Responses with a fit, Week 5 - Major Suit Openers & Responses with no fit or game going values, Week 6 - Minor Suit Openers & Responses, and Week 7 - Stayman. Class is $95 including text. Single sessions  $15. 

 If you wish to repeat this class it's only $5 per session.

 

BRIDGE BASICS II - COMPETITIVE BIDDING

 

As usual, we want to get to our best contract, but we also want to make it as difficult as possible for the opponent's to get to their best spot.  You'll learn preemptive bidding, overcalls, take out doubles, and negative doubles.  You'll learn how to advance your partner's bid to optimize your sides chance of earning the best score.

 

Tuesday Evenings starting March 6

6:30 - 8:30 p.m. with Kathy Venton

Thursday Mornings staring March 8

9:30 - 11:30 a.m. with Kate Hill

Schedule for the class:  Week 1 - Preempts  Week 2 - Overcalls Week 3 - Take Out Doubles Week 4 - Double and Bid Hands Week 5 - Negative Doubles Week 6 - Penalty Doubles, Redoubles

$95 including text.  Single session $15

If you wish to repeat this class it's only $10 per session

 

 

 

 

Next time we teach this class is in September 2018

 

                       

                                   

 

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