FUN da MENTAL Bridge is offering a variety of Bridge classes starting in October. Learn with certified ACBL Better Bridge Instructors Karin Hansen and Maria Davis.
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Beginning Bridge. Classes are on Wednesdays, Oct. 11 through Nov. 15 (six sessions), from 1 to 3:15 p.m. at Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 23914 S. Alma School Road. The cost is $72, plus textbooks, which are available at a discount from the instructor. Lessons cover an introduction to modern bridge, learning the fundamentals, and some common conventions. This is a perfect class for a true beginner or those who have not played in recent years. After attending this class, participants will be ready to play with any bridge group.
This class requires a minimum of eight participants to be registered by Oct. 4 in order to conduct the class, so please contact the instructor as soon as possible. Contact Karin Hansen at [email protected] or 612-242-8593 to register.
Basic Defense. Classes are on Mondays, Oct. 9 through Nov. 20 (seven sessions), from 9 to 11:15 a.m. in Cottonwood Room A-7. The cost is $84, plus text. Coded cards are also available. When playing bridge, half of the time you are on defense. Learn which card you should play for an opening lead, which card you should play in the second or third position, how to legally communicate with your partner through effective card signals, and how to make a plan for defense. The text will be ACBL’s Defense in the 21st Century.
This class requires a minimum of eight participants to be registered by Oct. 4 in order to conduct the class, so please contact the instructor as soon as possible. Contact Maria Davis at 480-883-2826 or [email protected] to register.