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Fall 2022
1NT Forcing

Online Lessons
With Alan Powell

The main audience for these lessons
is the player
with several years of Bridge playing experience:
Players who have regularly played
in 299 games or higher.

1NT Forcing is a convention used in conjunction with 2-over-1 Game Forcing and Jacoby 2NT

This is an 3-Week
Online Series.
Players may attend all or any of the classes.



THURSDAYS from December 1 - December 15

       Evening Session:     7pm -  8:45pm



FRIDAYS from December 2 - December 16

      Morning Session:   10am - 11:45am 

    Participants choose a specific class time

               but will receive Zoom links for both classes times each week.

      Participants can swap from their chosen time if necessary

                  but may only attend one class per week.


  Players receive a pre-class Lecture PDF

       with explanations and examples.

  Players also receive a pre-class Video

         to reinforce concepts from class.

  Materials are sent on Monday each week.

  On Class Day, players will join Alan

           for approximately 45 minutes in Zoom for a Lecture

  Then players will join Alan in Shark Bridge

           for online practice of the lesson concepts.

There is no makeup for the practice portion of the class. 
However, players will have the video and PDF, allowing them to keep up with the group before the next class meeting.


$54 for all 3 weeks   

Players may enroll in the entire series at once,

choose specific dates at once, or

pay for each class on an individual basis   

Single session classes - $18


Individial Topics for Each Week

  Thursday, December 1   and

   Friday, December 2

  1NT Forcing Part I

  Learn the ins and outs of 1NT forcing.

  Why do we need it?  How does it change our bidding? 

  Learn how to choose the correct rebid for Opener

         with all shapes and strengths.


  Thursday, December 8    and

   Friday, December 9

   1NT Forcing Part II

  Integrate Responder's Rebid with Opener's Rebids

          including the new invitational hand types

          included in 1NT Forcing. 

  Learn how to handle problem hand shapes

          to keep your partnership out of trouble.

  Thursday, December 15    and

   Friday, December 16

   1NT Forcing Part III

  Practice putting all the pieces of 1NT Forcing together

         in an extended Shark session.

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