June Morrison is currently giving private lessons to beginners in her home in Zelienople, PA.
BRIDGE I– BASIC/BIDDING: This is the first of a Bridge class series, comprising 9 sessions, and is an introductory class that concentrates on bidding. It is meant for those who are complete beginners, or for those who wish to bring their bridge up to date with current ACBL standards.
BRIDGE II- PLAY OF THE HAND: This is the second in a Bridge class series, comprising 9 sessions, and focuses on the play of the hand. This class is designed as a sequel to BRIDGE I-BASIC/BIDDING. It is recommended that the student have taken the first course, although this one is designed to stand on its own for students with a basic knowledge of current bridge standard bidding.
BRIDGE III- DEFENSE: This is the third in a Bridge class series, comprising 9 classes, and focuses on defense strategies. It is designed as a continuation to BRIDGE-I-BASIC/BEGINNING and BRIDGE-II-PLAY OF THE HAND. It is recommended that the student have taken the first and second courses, although this one is designed to stand on its own for students with a basic knowledge of current bridge bidding and standards.
NOTES ABOUT ALL CLASSES:
Passavant Community of Zelienople sponsors the classes. There is a charge of $60/ per semester for each class series. Residents of Passavant Community are charged a discount rate of $5. /each series. Individual classes are $7.00 for non-residents and $1.oo for Passavant residents.
Only classes of exactly four ate held. All classes are CURRENT AMERICAN STANDARD SYSTEM according to the ACBL (American Contract Bridge League). All of the texts used were written by the very qualified and well-known Audrey Grant and updated by Betty Starzec, Senior TAP Teacher-Trainer. All classes are held in June Morrison's home at 192 Burgess Drive in Zelienople.
Many supplemental classes on common conventions are also available on a stand-alone basis:
1. Weak 2's and Preempts
2. Strong 2's and slams
3. Forcing and Non-forcing bids
4. Jacoby Transfers
5. Jacoby 2-No trump
7. Negative Doubles
8. Take-out Doubles
9. End Plays
10. Rule of 11
Also available are classes that support and cement partnership agreements. These classes do not require use of American Standard System, but rather audit and work with the partnerships own agreed upon standards. If you find you are not reaching all top make-able bids, perhaps these class will be useful.
Please contact June at 724-473-0001 if you wish to attend any of these classes or obtain information about future possibilities for classes.