SOUTH PERTH BRIDGE CLUB

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LESSONS IN 2020

Our experienced teacher, Fiske Warren, will help you to improve your bridge skills through his series of lesson modules.

Fiske has a reputation for making his lessons fun and enjoyable in a relaxed environment. Click here for Fiske's profile.

The lesson modules are specifically designed to meet your needs whether you are a Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced bridge player.

All sessions are held at the South Perth Bridge Club in Como.

LESSONS FOR BEGINNERS

Our first courses for Beginners in 2020 will last for 6 weeks starting in February:

MONDAY mornings starting Monday 3rd February 2020, 9.45 am to 11.45 am (last lesson 9th March)

WEDNESDAY evenings starting Wednesday 5th February 2020, 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm (last lesson 11th March)

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You are very welcome to come on your own or with a partner/friends.

The total cost of each of these 6 week courses is $75, payable at the first lesson. Tea, coffee and biscuits are included.

These lessons are suitable for complete beginners as well as those who want to refresh their basic knowledge. Fiske will first teach you how to play the game and then provide you with knowledge and skills to bid and play the cards. Each week, you will build on your knowledge from previous weeks and full course notes will be provided. By the end of the course, students will have learnt the basics of the Standard American Bidding System and will be ready to play either among friends or in special supervised sessions at the bridge club.

To enrol or make enquiries please contact Fiske Warren:

email: fiskebridge@bigpond.com

telephone: 0435 152 003

LESSONS FOR INEXPERIENCED PLAYERS

Each year Fiske holds a number of short 3 or 4 week courses specially designed for inexperienced players and those playing in Supervised. These courses are the next steps after the beginners course.

The first course in 2020 is as follows:

"Stage 2 Bidding"

3 Wednesday mornings, 9.45 am to 11.45 am: 5th, 12th and 19th February.

The course will take a detailed look at (1) Stayman by responder after a No Trump opening bid to discover a possible 4-4 Major suit fit (2) Transfers over a No Trump opening bid whenever responder has a 5 card Major suit and (3) Reverse Bids by opener to show extra strength on the 2nd round of bidding.

The cost of each of this 3 week course is $40 for 3 lessons. However, you are welcome to come to individual lessons at a cost of $15. There is no need to book in advance: simply come and pay on the day. Each week practice hands and full notes are provided as well as coffee, tea and biscuits.

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SUPERVISED BRIDGE SESSIONS

Supervised sessions are held for players who have a rudimentary knowledge of bridge and feel they would benefit from playing duplicate bridge in a session where coaching on aspects of play and bidding can be sought from a friendly session director who will help you out with a smile!

Supervised sessions are fun, non-threatening and will help you build your skill and confidence.

You don't need to bring a partner to a supervised session, we will find one for you.

Monday 9.1 5am Supervisor: Lyndall Steed

Wednesday 7.30 pm Supervisor: Jan Howell, usually includes a pre-lesson talk at 7.15pm.