Learn how to play contract bridge with Australian bridge teacher, Joan Butts. Watch the videos, read the bridge tips, and play hands. Suitable for beginners and bridge players looking to improve their game.
Learn about taking tricks in no trumps and a trump suit and making your contract.
Learn the language of bidding to communicate with your partner about your hand. Covers scoring, ranks of the suits, opening in major and minor suits and responding to the opener.
Learn about balanced hands, and opening 1NT. Respond to 1NT with balanced and unbalanced hands.
Learn about raising partner's opening bids with minimum, medium and maximum hands. Show shortage points with a fit. Respond without a fit. Respond 1NT.
Learn to show hand shapes and point counts at the second turn. Show minimum, medium and maximum hands.
Learn to decide on the final contract. Go to Game or play in partscore.
Learn about winners, losers and tips for taking tricks in no trumps.
Learn how to turn develop middle-ranked cards into winners through promotion.
Learn to establish tricks through length.
Learn about the finesse - a method for developing extra tricks.
Learn when and how to use trumping to gain extra tricks.
Learn about discarding losers.
Learn why and how to make an overcall.
Learn how to respond to overcalls.
Learn about jump overcalls - what they are and when you would use them.
A double is a really flexible bid. Learn how to make one.
After partner’s takeout double, responder has to decide two things: which suit to bid, and which level to choose
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