Newton Bridge Club


at Temple Reyim in West Newton


BRIDGE CLASSES

*** bridge classes for Fall 2017 ***

All classes will be held at Temple Reyim
Temple Reyim: 1860 Washington St, Newton

COURSE INSTRUCTORS:

DAVID METCALF
David Metcalf has been a tournament bridge player for over 25 years, a Gold Life Master and a flight A player, with dozens of regional titles to his credit.
He is a full-time professional, ACBL-certified bridge teacher who has been teaching bridge for over fifteen years. He has taught over a thousand students at all levels of the game. He has also worked as a Computer Science instructor at Boston University, and is a state-certified mathematics teacher.
David is well-known as an ACBL National Tournament Director; and is the owner, manager, and chief director of the Newton Bridge Club.

DAVID ARONSON
David Aronson has been a tournament bridge player for over 14 years, a Silver Life Master, with a number of regional titles to his credit. He is an ACBL-certified bridge teacher who has been teaching bridge players of all skill levels for over seven years.
CILLA BORRAS
Cilla Borras is an Audrey Grant certified bridge teacher and Gold Life Master who enjoys teaching and mentoring new students in the game of bridge. It gives her great pleasure to bring newer players into this wonderful game and to help players improve their bridge skills. Specializing in beginner and intermediate level classes she believes in a hands-on, interactive teaching method.

KIM GILMAN
Kim is a Gold Life Master and an ACBL-certified instructor. She has been playing tournament bridge for 14 years and has won several sectional and regional championships. Kim believes in learning through playing, with easy-to-understand, clear explanations of bridge concepts. She has taught over 400 bridge students in Greater Boston with great reviews.

JORI GROSSACK
Jori is an ACBL certified bridge teacher, a gold life master, and an avid fan (and student) of the game. Jori is a popular teacher boasting a uniquely entertaining, engaging, and effective teaching style. She credits throwing away her syllabus as a key to her bridge teaching success. Instead, she listens to her indivual class' needs and proceeds accordingly. She can't imagine there being a "stupid question" that she herself hasn't asked ... repeatedly. Jori's classes are no judgment zones.

PARUL JAIN
Parul has been a tournament bridge player for the past 8 years, winning several regional championships. She is a professional, ACBL Accredited Bridge Teacher, who specializes in teaching bridge to Beginner and Intermediate students. She has a background in Computer Science and Business Administration.

STUART WHITTLE
Stuart Whittle is an ACBL Certified Bridge Instructor and Gold Life Master. She has won numerous regional and sectional championships. She is one of the most popular teachers in the Boston area, with over 150 students.

FALL 2017 COURSE OFFERINGS:

The following bridge classes will be offered this fall.
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Learn to Play Bridge, part II
with Jori Grossack

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Learn how to play bridge, part II
Monday mornings, Sept 11 - Nov 20 , 10:00-12:00, at Temple Reyim, West Newton
Instructor: Jori Grossack

Defense
with Parul Jain
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Monday afternoons , 2:30-4:30, at Temple Reyim, West Newton
11 sessions, Sept 11 - Dec 18

Bridge Basics 2
with Cilla Borras
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Monday evenings , 7:15-9:00, at Temple Reyim, West Newton
Oct 30 - Dec 4

Learn to Play Bridge
with Cilla Borras

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Learn how to play bridge
Tuesday mornings, Nov 7 - Dec 12 , 10:00-11:45, at Temple Reyim, West Newton
Thursday evenings, Nov 2 - Dec 14 , 7:15-9:00, at Temple Reyim, West Newton
Instructor: Cilla Borras

Intro to 2/1 Game Force
with David Metcalf
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Join the 21st century - learn the system modern duplicate players use!
Tuesday afternoons , 2:30-4:30, at Temple Reyim, West Newton
8 sessions, Sept 12 - Oct 31

Seven Conventions You Should Use
with David Aronson
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Seven of the most useful conventions you should use (or use better)
Wednesday Afternoons, 2:30-4:30, at Temple Reyim, West Newton
October 4 - November 15
Instructor: David Aronson

Supervised Play
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Play random predealt hands under the supervision of a certified teacher.
A personalized discussion of the bidding, play, and defense after every hand.
Tuesday Mornings , 10:00-12:00
Friday Mornings , 10:30-12:30
at Temple Reyim, West Newton
Ongoing, every Tuesday and Friday morning

COURSE SCHEDULES

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SIGNING UP FOR A COURSE

To sign up for a course: Classes must be paid for on the first day you attend.

Class scheduling is TENTATIVE - exact offerings and schedule is subject to change or cancellation, depending on interest, number of signups, and room availability. If the number of signups is low, we my be forced to increase the cost of or cancel the course.

If you have any questions about anything relating to any of the classes, click on the link for that course given above. If you still have questions, please don't hesitate to email the course instructor.