Jersey Bridge Club, West Long Branch, NJ

Series #3 - Defense (9 lessons)

Series #3, DEFENSE - 9 weeks
$175 plus book ($20)


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This series focuses on defending the hand, with a helpful review of bidding and play of the hand guidelines in each chapter:

Opening Leads Against NT Contracts
(choosing the suit, choosing the card, bidding review, play of the hand review)
Opening Leads Against Suit Contracts (choosing the suit, choosing the card, bidding review, play of the hand review)
Third-Hand Play (third hand high, third hand no-so-high, unblocking, bidding review, play of the hand review)
Second-Hand Play (second hand low, second hand not-so-low, covering honors, bidding review, play of the hand review)
Defensive Signals (attitude signals, count signals, suit-preference signals, bidding review, play of the hand review)
Developing Defensive Tricks (taking sure tricks, promoting tricks, establishing long suits, finessing, ruffing, bidding review, play of the hand review)
Interfering with Declarer (defending against suit establishment, defending against Declarer's low cards, defending against finesses, defending against Declarer's trumps, bidding review, play of the hand review)
Making a Plan (defenders' plan, before opening lead, after opening lead, bidding review, play of the hand review)
Negative Doubles (negative doubles, doubling for penalty, opener's rebid after a negative double, responder's rebid after a negative double)