IN PERSON: This course is designed to help you improve your bidding skills and enjoyment of the game of bridge. It is only suitable for people who have completed the Introduction to Bridge course or have previously played bridge, whether in college or socially. It is not for newcomers with no knowledge of bidding or playing. In this interactive in-person course, participants will learn how the partnership communicates their hand strength and shape to reach an optimum contract. This includes hand reevaluation, types of bids, opening and responding to no-trump, and major and minor suits. It will also cover ways to enter the auction using modern competitive bidding tools such as doubles and overcalls as well as other conventional tools. Each class consists of a mini-lecture followed by playing and discussing practice hands to apply the concepts learned. Participants will also receive a link to practice at home using Shark Bridge, a state-of-the-art web-based bridge platform. | Facilitated discussion, Active Skill Learning.
Max enrollment: 32.
Location: Bridge Academy, The, 2634 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd Durham NC
Henry Meguid is the past president of the American Bridge Teachers' Association (ABTA) and the 2018 ABTA Teacher of the Year Award recipient. He is a certified master teacher, North America's highest bridge teacher certification. He has been an OLLI instructor for the past five years.