|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.
- Beginners Courses, the next courses are in May and September, aimed at those new to bridge or returning after a long break
- Master the Basics, every Wednesday 9:15 am sharp, $6, development classes for relatively new players
- Supervised Play, Monday Evenings 7pm, Thursday & Friday Mornings at 9:30 am providing guidance and help during actual bridge play.
- More Bridge Basics for Continuing Students, during May and November
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.
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
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.
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.
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