Practice and Play
In addition to your Wednesday classes,
we also have an optional Practice and Play session
on Saturdays mornings from 10:00am - 11:00pm
These practice sessions on Saturdays allow you
to play more hands on each week's topic.
There is a brief review, and then you play - play - play!
Zoom Lessons and
for Advanced Beginners
with Meagan Powell
Opening 1NT and 2NT
Responses for Strength and Weakness
8-Week Online Series
Players in their 2nd year of Bridge who need to expand
on the basics tools in Standard Bridge.
Any player who needs to revisit and reinforce
the 1NT and 2NT Bidding options
* 45-minute online Zoom Lecture
* 60-minute online Bridge Play in Shark Bridge
* No Partner needed
When: All times are Eastern Time
WEDNESDAYS: Jan 4 - Feb 22
Morning Session: 10:00am - 11:45am
Evening Session: 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Participants choose a specific class time upon enrollment
but will receive the Zoom links for both class times each week.
Participants can swap form their chosen time
if necessary each week, choosing just one class time per week.
SATURDAYS - Optional BBO Lab Games for Practice in a Real Online Bridge Environment
Saturday Mornings 10:00am - 12 Noon Eastern Time
Price for Lessons:
$ 144 for all 8 Wednesday Lessons on this topic
$ 18 for each of the 8-week Wednesday Lessons
Pay for individual weeks or for the entire unit at one time.
Cancellations and Refunds for each class
will be allowed until materials are sent.
WHAT: CLASS DAY LECTURE AND PLAY
* Pre-Class PDF Lecture Packet
with Examples and Answers.
* Pre-Class Video to accompany the Lecture PDF
* CLASS DAY: 45-minute Zoom Lecture
followed by 60 - minute online Shark Bridge
Optional BBO Lab Games for Extra Practice
Real Bridge Environment for Practice
This is a real Bridge Game where players compete against Opponents, applying concepts
from the Wednesday class.
NOTE: BBO Lab Games are $10
for each game per person.
More information is provided in class.
Individual Topics for Each Week
Wednesday, January 4th
Class 1: 1NT & 2NT Openings:
Natural and Stayman Convention
Requirements to Open 1NT
Requirements to Open 2NT
Requirements to bid with a Balanced hand outside
of the 1NT or 2NT Ranges
Responder's Natural Bidding Choices over 1NT / 2NT
Responder Requirements to Bid the Stayman Convention
over 1NT / 2NT
Opener's reaction to Responder's Stayman Bid
Wednesday, January 11th
Class 2: 1NT & 2NT Openings:
Review Requirements to Open 1NT
Review Requirements to Open 2NT
Responder's Requirements to bid the Jacoby Transfer
over 1NT / 2NT
Opener's reaction to Responder's Jacoby Transfer
Responder holding 5-4 in the Majors
Wednesday, January 18th
Class 3: Natural Interference - Part I:
Over 1NT Openings
How Do Opponents Make an Natural Interference Bid after
RHO's 1NT Opening?
Wednesday, January 25th
Class 4: Natural Interference - Part II:
With 1NT Overcalls
How Do Opponents Make a 1NT Overcall after a 1-Level Suit
Wednesday, February 1st
Class 5: Practice with 1NT Openings &
Review and Practical Application of Natural Interference over NT
Review and Practical Application of Stayman and Jacoby
Wednesday, February 8th
Class 6: Texas Transfers
over 1NT & 2NT Openings
Responder using the Texas Transfer instead
of the Jacoby Transfer to show Major Suit Length
Wednesday, February 15th
Class 7: Relay to the Minor over 1NT Openings
Responder using the Relay To the Minors to show
a weak point count and extra long Minor suit.
Wednesday, February 22nd
Class 8: 1NT Openings - Putting It Together
Review and Application of Texas Transfers and
Relay to the Minors, as well as Stayman and Jacoby bidding
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