Home  Print
Bridge Basics 1 - Introduction to Bridge (Prince County)

Course Locations and Times

TermLocationOffering PeriodOffering DayOffering TimeStatus
FallSt. Eleanors Community Centre10/05/2021 - 11/23/2021Tuesday10:00 AM - 12:00 PMOpen

Course Details

DescriptionBridge provides an opportunity for meeting new people as well as adventure and mental fitness. This introductory course provides an overview of bidding, play and defense. It is designed for individuals with no bridge experience or those who are returning to bridge after an absence from the game. Week 1 - Introduction, the language of bidding, hand valuation Week 2 -The bidding ladder, responses, defense Week 3 -No Trump opening bids and responses Week 4 - Major suit opening bids and responses Week 5 - Minor suit opening bids and responses Week 6 - Rebids by opener Week 7 - Rebids by responder Week 8 -The Stayman Convention
ObjectivesBy the end of the course the student will be able to successfully communicate with their partner and enjoy playing a game of Bridge. The course will provide a foundation for future learning of more advanced concepts.
Teaching ProcessExplanation of concepts, use of visual charts, pre dealt hands and coded cards. Student participation and group problem solving. Practice play
UPEI Parking Pass Required?No
Additional Costs?No
Additional Costs or InformationRecommended Textbook: Bridge Basics 1 An Introduction by Audrey Grant Available at: www.baronbarclay.com St. Eleanors Community Centre is located at 1 West Drive, Summerside, PE

Course Facilitator

NameJosephine Ripley
Member of Summerside Duplicate Bridge Club. Has a keen interest and lifelong love of the game. While living overseas taught recreational bridge to new players.