REDUCE YOUR LEARNING CURVE! - For the advancing player

Join Mark Bumgardner who is teaching the following lessons:

2-Club Openings: Tuesday, July 7

We will be discussing how to bid your very strong hands. Which hands to open 2C and which hands to open 1 of a suit. Response systems (2D waiting and 2H double negative) will be discussed including advantages and disadvantages of each method. Come join in and learn to bid your strong hands better.


The Overall Bridge Player Series - Practice Hands to Improve Your All Around Game - Thursdays July 2nd, 16th and 30th.

This will be an ongoing class on a variety of topics. Play topics will include; Hand Evaluation, Identifying Winners & Losers, Developing Long Suits, Trumping Losers, Avoiding Dangerous Opponents, Hold Up Plays, Simple Endplays, Counting and much more. Defensive techniques will include; Suit Preference, Counting and Attitude Signals and Basic Uppercut Techniques.

You will obtain expert tips on bidding to include; hand evaluation, cuebidding, game tries, control showing bids, stopper bids and much more. Specific hands will be provided to illustrate the above points. After each hand, the bidding and pertinent play aspects will be discussed and you will be provided a printout of the hands and analysis. This is a great way to improve all aspects of your game and take it to the next level.


There will be no class the week of July 20th.


Please call Mark at 214-223-5219 or email at to sign up.

All lessons are 4:30 - 6:30 PM Cost is $25 per person