Unit 2, No. 19
Note! Classes are NOT held at the
Centre but are at
Glen Ebor Avenue
the Director's private home in Blackburn where
BLACKBURN, Vic. 3130
there is provision for large screen projections of
(Off Central Rd. near Blackburn Lake)
automated class material and tables and chairs
...Park car in Glen Ebor Avenue please...
for practice hands.
(Melways ref: Map
48 B10 ) c
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All classes are conducted by the Centre's director
(Chris Raisin) who is currently a Bridge State* Master
(ABA) with 15 years experience
teaching bridge and over 20 years experience
teaching computer programming at University level.
If you are an experienced Bridge Player and want to practice hands specifically
designed for your
system (or to review or play your
this can be arranged! INTERMEDIATE and SPECIAL sessions
are at the low rate of $25 per 3 hour session
and there is no minimum or maximum number of sessions (even only
ONE session is not too much trouble!)....just call us!
Beginners classes are just $15-00 each and run for 7 weeks.
The textbook "Introduction to Bridge" by Paul Marston is supplied (if
you want it)
at cost price
(postage free=approx. $19-00).
Classes use this book as a guide and for
reinforcement, although the slides we use are not contained in the
Handouts are supplied allowing students to "fill-in" the answers
during revision at the start of most classes (during weeks 2-7)
The first 6 classes are pre-paid "up front"($90) and
payment is non-refundable.
If you are not available for some certain class
arrangements can be made (with the agreement of other class
members) to adjust
the dates which class meets, subject to availability.
Each weekly class session of 3 hours includes a brief "break" at half
time for a free cup of tea/coffee and a couple of biscuits.
The 6 base classes are then followed the final Lesson (7) and then three weeks of "Supervised Play", where you just "play bridge"
- no slides .
The last lesson and the supervised play weeks are OPTIONAL,
but all students love these sessions!
They prepare you well for competitive
play at club
or just to make you better bridge players with your friends!
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This final lesson plaus the Supervised sessions are the same $15-00 per session but you "pay on
the day if you are there" :-)
People who complete the Beginners Class (attending at least 8 of the 10
sessions) receive 12 months free membership
to the ECBC club (for the ensuing year but any state/national affiliation fees
are not included).
That is a currently
a saving of about $45-00! (Like getting back half the fees for your course!)
runs it's club sessions in Box Hill on Monday and Friday evenings (7.30pm to
Please book in advance for classes or special sessions by phoning (03) 9877-7213