Beginner 2, 3, 4…..Jeff Badler’s Beginner Plus review series.

For more information, or to make a reservation for any of the classes listed below please contact jeffbadlerbridge@gmail.com

Our Beginner 2 Courses

If you are reading about our Beginner 2 program then our Beginner 1, “Taste of Bridge” course did its job. Welcome to our world!! Beginner 1 dealt with no-trump hands. The Beginner 2 series provides the bidding and play you’ll need to play in a trump contract and then some. The Beginner 2 series meets once a week for 6 weeks. The cost is $210. 

Just starting Beginner 2 Courses:
Mondays at 6:30 pm starting May 10th.
Tuesdays 9:00 am starting May 11th.

Our Beginner 3 Courses

This course continues developing your play and defensive skills. The bidding portion of the course is devoted to an extensive discussion of competitive auctions including Takeout Doubles and Overcalls.
Lots of interactive example hands. The Beginner 3 series meets once a week for 6 weeks.
The cost is $210. 
 
Just starting Beginner 3 Courses:
Wednesdays at 3:00 pm starting May 5th.
 
Our Beginner 4 Courses
We introduce you to Stayman and Jacoby Transfers, two of the most popular bidding conventions and finishes with starting you on your way to building a powerful modern bidding system. You’ll work on constructive bidding sequences, with emphasis on 1NT responses and rebids, and what it takes to go to the 2- level in a new suit. You’ll also study card play, defensive strategy including continuing to explore partnership defensive carding (signaling)  with the choice of cards in your arsenal.  With our new teaching platform at least four or more practice hands will be played and thoroughly analyzed each week, and you will be the declarer on every one of those hands!
 

Upcoming Beginner 4 Courses:\
Fridays at 3:30 pm starting April 2nd.
Thursdays at 6:15 pm starting April 8th.


Jeff Badler’s new Beginner Review Classes
Fridays at 9:00 am
This is a never-ending review series for those of you who would like to shore up basic bidding and play of the hand skills.  Jeff begins with no trump and major-suit contracts and, from time to time adds reviews of Stayman, Jacoby Transfers, takeout doubles, and overcalls.
This class is ideal if you have finished Beginner 3 or 4, or if you haven’t played in a while and feel you need a refresher. Beginner 2 graduates may attend if you want more practice.  There is no lecturing.  You will be bidding and playing many hands.  We will go over every hand together, and reinforce the bidding and technique of playing the hands.  Lots of practice as you will be the declarer on every hand.
There is no time commitment by you.  It is a pay as you go class.  Jeff makes it fun and informative.  You will want to return each week.
The cost is $35 per class, $20 with EASY PASS. 
mail jeffbadlerbridge@gmail.com for a reservation.

The “WHOLE MEGILLAH”…also with Jeff Badler
Mondays from 9:00 am.
Tuesdays from 6:45 pm.

The whole megillah comes from a Yiddish expression which means the entirety of something, involving a long, complicated story. You’ll be bidding and playing lots of hands every session. You will get to declare every hand. Then each hand will be explained. The course includes lessons on inverted minors, preemptive bidding, and some basic slam auctions including Key-Card Blackwood. You will gain the confidence to get you ready for competitive duplicate bridge. As if that’s not enough, you just might find your future bridge partner(s) for our Newplicate introductory competitive bridge games.
$40 per session. $25 with EASY PASS.   Each class is 2 hours.
Email jeffbadlerbridge@gmail.com for a reservation or with any questions you might have. Please leave a call-back number.

If you feel you are ready to move to the next level of instruction please visit our Advanced Beginner and Intermediate pages.