Bridge Classes

Have you always wanted to learn to play bridge or would like to improve your skills?  SJCC past Board President and ACBL-accredited bridge teacher Alan Tesler will teach you the game.  Alan offers several bridge classes throughout the week.

The only class requiring registration is Bridge Basics (see rates below). All classes other than Bridge Basics will be drop-in only. Students may move between courses and supervised play as desired from week to week. Except for Bridge Basics, charges are on a per-lesson basis, paid to the instructor.  Non-transferable five-class punch cards can be purchased from the instructor at a discounted rate.

Drop-in Rates
SJCC members $13
Guests $15

Five-Class Punch Cards
SJCC members $60
Guests $70

Contact Alan Tesler with questions, reservations, or with requests for other classes, days, or times. (Click on Alan’s name for his email address.)

Classes with insufficient registration may be cancelled.

Fall 2017 Classes

Bridge Basics 1 & 2

Wednesdays, 10:30 am-1 pm  (Section A)
Wednesdays, 6:30-9 pm (Section B)

September 27-November 15
SJCC members $104; guests $120

This 8-lesson course is for absolute beginners, or for those who have been away from the game for a long time and want to re-start at the very beginning. This course, developed by internationally-known bridge teacher Audrey Grant, starts with an introduction to taking tricks, covers the mechanics of the game, and then moves on to opening bids, responses, and competitive auctions. This course also covers basic concepts of declarer play and defense.  There are 2 manuals for the course: Bridge Basics 1 and Bridge Basics 2, which need to be purchased from the instructor at the first class for $20 ($10 each).  There will also be supplementary materials developed by the instructor which will be distributed during the course. Bridge Basics 3, an additional four lessons, completes the series and will follow.

Online registration only.  Contact Alan Tesler with questions.

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