Upping Your Declarer Play. The Sequel
New Mini Course Great Job Partner! Upping Your Declarer Play The Sequel
You have been learning bidding techniques to get your partnership to the optimal contract. Now, we need to improve our declarer skills. There are often twists that you need to deal with. And when you need more tricks, sometimes you have to use interesting techniques to make your contract.
Joe Byrnes and Jeff Badler would like to change your partner’s comments from “Good try partner,” to “Great job partner!” The first course was a big success, with clear improvements coming from very new players through very advanced beginners.
They want you give you every possible advantage over your competition. You will see “first trick hands,” where making the contract is determined by what you do in the first trick. This requires careful planning before playing the first card. Learn the technique and how to spot the need to use it. Sometimes you have a hand that is difficult to find a solution. There are certain card combinations that will give you the clue of how to play the hand. We will teach you to recognize them. And finally, we will introduce you to one of the most interesting ways to handle the defense . SQUEEZE them! You will learn basic squeeze plays that will help you make more successful contracts. All of this will be covered in this new course. Think of it as Great Job Partner…Upping Your Declarer Play 2.0
This course will be very helpful if you are a novice player, advanced beginner or low intermediate player. It doesn’t matter if did not take the first course, as the information for each lesson is independent of the others.
Great Job Partner will be a 3 lesson mini course. The course will begin on Monday, March 28 and Tuesday, March 29, and continue for 3 weeks. You may take Monday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 PM or the same class will be given Tuesday mornings from 9:00 – 11:00 AM, Eastern Time. You may also take both sessions as repetition is valuable, at no additional cost. If you miss a week, you will receive a recording so that you will never miss out.
Joe Byrnes and Jeffrey Badler have teamed up to bring you several mini courses. Joe is one of the country’s elite professional players and two-time recipient of Teacher of the Year award. Jeff is ranked the number 2 instructor in the US focusing on absolute beginners, novice players and advanced beginners. Great Job Partner 2.0 is their 6th mini course partnership.
You will find the backup materials very useful and easy to understand. There will be pre-lesson exercises and class notes, and you will be provided copies of the hands to review and practice after class. The goal is not just to teach you some new techniques. The goal is to get you to a point where you recognize when the tools should be employed and are comfortable using them.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.