Classes are at Holy Spirit Catholic Church
1800 SW State Route 150
Lee’s Summit, MO
Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m.
Cost $100 for the series of 7 classes. ($17 per class if paid individually for just the classes you attend.)
This is a beginning course covering non-competitive bidding with some playing and defending instruction. 2 Over 1 Beginning Class Flyer.
Textbook will be available for sale for $17, not included in the course cost.
YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER! Just call (816-237-0519) or e-mail to sign up.
Feb. 28: The basics, mechanics, practice playing – not much bidding. Chapters 1-5 of the textbook.
April 11: Opening 1 NT and a start on responding. Chapters 6-7
April 25: Opening 1NT, more on responding. Chapters 8-9
May 9: Opening and Responding to 1 of a Major. Chapter 10
May 23: Forcing bids in response to 1 of a Major. Chapter 11
May 30: Opening 1 of a Minor and Responding. Chapter 12
June 13: Responding to 1 of a Major without support. Chapter 13
$5 of the Complete 7 course fee is not refundable in the event you decide not to take the course after purchasing here. $2 of each individual class is also not refundable in the event you do not take the class. Credit cards will not be accepted at the door.
Classes can be formed at any time. A minimum of 8 students per class allows me to teach with the regular cost for each student of $12.50 per each 2 hour lesson. Classes of 4 students can be arranged but the cost increases to $25 per student per lesson for the smaller class. Additional costs may be included to cover the cost of instructional materials. If you’re interested and a class is not in the schedule to fit your needs, get some friends together and form your own class. Just call (816-237-0519) or e-mail to set it up.
Supervised Play and classes are also available on Mondays and 1st and 3rd Wednesday. Check out Supervised Play-mini-lessons.
I am happy to provide a lesson by playing with you. For adults with fewer than 800 masterpoints, this means that I will meet with you for up to 1/2 hour before playing time to go over our convention card. I will play with you, noting the bidding sequence and leads as we play. I usually refrain from making too many comments during the actual playing time. I will then stay and go over some of the issues that occurred during the session, looking at hand records if available, for up to 1/2 hour. The cost for this playing lesson service is my entry fee and $30.
I will play with you online in a 12 board tournament. This includes a 15 minute phone call going over the convention card prior to the tournament followed by up to 20 minutes going over hands after the tournament. Cost for this online play is $15.
For adults with 800 masterpoints or more, I am happy to play with you for free if I can fit you into my schedule!
For high school age students and younger please see my scheduled rates on the Kids Bridge page.