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.