Lessons

Saturday Morning Beginners Lessons

Brad's Lessons

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Schedule of Lessons for Fall 2021 through Spring 2022 - Link to Schedule

Lesson 23 materials - Grand Review

Lecture File -

Handout File -

Practice Hands -

Bidding Notes -

Lesson 22 materials - Defender's Play and Signaling ( Two weeks )

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Bidding Notes - Bidding Notes Link

Small Summary - Small Summary Link

Lesson 21 materials - Roman Key Card Auctions

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Bidding Notes - Bidding Notes Link

Lesson 20 materials - No Trump overcalls

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Bidding Notes - Bidding Notes Link

Lesson 19 materials - Two suited hands

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Bidding Notes - Bidding Notes Link

Lesson 18 materials - Takeout doubles

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Bidding Notes -

Lesson 17 material - Suit overcalls ( Two weeks )

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Overcall Summary Presentation File - Overcall Summary Presentation File Link

Summary Handout File - Summary Handout File Link

Practice Hands 1 to 6 - Practice Hands 1 to 6 Link

Bidding Notes for Hands 1 to 6 - Bidding Notes for Hands 1 to 6 Link

Practice Hands 7 to 18 - Practice Hands 7 to 18 Link

Bidding Notes for Hands 7 to 18 - Bidding Notes for Hands 7 to 18 Link

Lesson 16 material - Strong 2C opening and higher level preempts.

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Bidding Notes - Bidding Notes Link

Lesson 15 material - Weak 2 Bids.

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Bidding Notes - Bidding Notes Link

Lesson 14 material - Minor Suit Openings and Responder Reverses

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Bidding Notes - Bidding Notes Link

Bridge Composer Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Lesson 13 material - Minor Suit Openings and New Minor Forcing

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Bidding Notes - Bidding Notes Link

Bridge Composer Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Lesson 12 material - Minor Suit Openings

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Bidding Notes - Bidding Notes Link

Bridge Composer Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Lesson 11 material - Major Suit Openings

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Bidding Notes Sheet - Bidding Notes Link

Bridge Composer Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Major Suit Openings Bidding Exercise Sheet - Major Suit Openings Practice

Lesson 10 material - More 1NT Conventions and Practice

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Bidding Notes - Bidding Notes Link

Bidding Record - Bidding Record Link

Bridge Composer Lecture Hands - Lecture Hands Link

Bridge Composer Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Lesson 9 material - 1NT Conventions

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Bidding Notes Sheet - Bidding Notes Link

Bridge Composer Lecture Hands - Lecture Hands Link

Bridge Composer Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Lesson 8 material - First Bidding Lesson

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Bridge Composer Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Notes for Practice Hands -

Lesson 7 material - Review, Plan, Practice.

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Make a Plan File to go with the Practice Hands - Make a Plan Link

Bridge Composer Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link


Lesson 6 material - Play of the hand in suit contracts. Transportation. Practice.

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Lecture Handout Link

Bridge Composer Lecture Hands - None this lesson

Bridge Composer Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Lesson 5 material - Play of the hand in suit contracts. The ruffing finesse. Practice.

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Lecture Handout Link

Bridge Composer Lecture Hands - Hand 1 , Hand 2a , Hand 2b

Bridge Composer Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Lesson 4 material - Play of the hand in suit contracts. Counting losers. Extra winners and ruffs.

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Lecture Handout Link

Bridge Composer Lecture Hands - Hand 1 , Hand 2

Bridge Composer Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Lesson 3 material - More NT play of the hand. More about finesses.

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Lecture 3 Example Hand 1 - Example Hand 1 Link

Lecture 3 Example Hand 2 - Example Hand 2 Link

Lecture 3 Example Hand 3 - Example Hand 3 Link

Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Lesson 2 material - More NT play of the hand. A first look at the finesse.

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Lecture Notes - Lecture Notes Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Lecture 2 Example Hand 1 - Example Hand 1 Link

Lecture 2 Example Hand 2 - Example Hand 2 Link

Lecture 2 Example Hand 3 - Example Hand 3 Link

Lecture 2 Example Hand 4 - Example Hand 4 Link

Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Lesson 1 material - Introduction and beginning NT play of the hand. Establishing length winners.

Lecture File - Lecture File Link

Handout File - Handout File Link

Lecture 1 Example Hand 1 - Example Hand 1 Link

Lecture 1 Example Hand 2 - Example Hand 2 Link

Lecture 1 Example Hand 3 - Example Hand 3 Link

Lecture 1 Example Hand 4 - Example Hand 4 Link

Lecture 1 Example Hand 5 - Example Hand 5 Link

Lecture 1 Practice Hands - Practice Hands Link

Lecture 1 Practice Hands Notes - Practice Hands Notes Link