Education Overview

Supervised Info Dec 18 to Jan 19

farewell and Good Luck           Ann Pettigrew is moving to Sydney to be closer to a wide circle of family and friends.  We are sad to lose this talented teacher,   Club volunteer and friend to so many.  We wish Ann and Alan the very best for the future.

The Canberra Bridge Club takes pride in our high quality teachers and our continuing education program.   The Club caters for ALL levels of players from absolute beginners to the very experienced, very competent player.  The education services we provide are divided into broad categories -- one activity moves across ALL categories, Mentoring in May.


Barbara Toohey, Ann Pettigrew and Jeanette Grahame are ABF accredited and lead our dedicated team of teachers and supervisors.   

From time to time the Club invites other leading teachers to present workshops and courses for players of all levels.

For further information on our Education Program please follow the links provided.


Intermediate  Lessons

More Bridge Basics for Continuing Students

Barb Toohey will run a 4-week courses on Competitive Bidding and Defence.  This is the next step after beginners lessons.

Dates:         Tuesdays, 13 November-4 December

Time:           10 am to 12 noon

Cost:            $15 per lesson or $55 for the course

Program:      Week 1: Doubles
                     Week 2: Overcalls
                     Week 3: Leads
                     Week 4: Signals


Mentoring in May

Partner one of the more experienced member volunteers and play one or two duplicate sessions. Your partnership will be arranged for you. After the session discussing the hands introduces new bridge concepts, provides great tips and widens possibilities.


Advanced Lessons

 Will Jenner OShea 21 to 23 June 2019 heads up

Later in 2019, Ian Robinson and other senior Club members will conduct advanced lessons. Further details available from Club Managers or the website after June.


BFACT Directors Course

During October/November BFACT conducts a Directors Course for players who wish to direct or to learn more about the Laws of Bridge. The optional exam is a first step towards qualifying as a club, congress or state director