Basic Splinters In A Day Workbook

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By Patty Tucker

Basic Splinters in a Day is a four hour workshop to learn the Splinter Bid convention used after an opening bid of 1 heart or 1 spade. It will give players a thorough grounding in when to make a Splinter Bid. More importantly students will learn how to evaluate their hand after a Splinter Bid has been made. The workshop covers:
- When to make a Splinter Bid
- What a Splinter Bid promises
- How Opener re-evaluates their hand based on the Splinter Bid
- Opener and Responder rebids

Basic Splinter Bids in a Day is the SECOND in the new line of Bridge In A Day modular workshops released by Patty Tucker. The workshops, built on bridge logic as well as the rules, are designed by 1/2 day workshops but can be easily broken into 2-hour lessons if preferred. Designed by corporate training expert, Blakely Meyers, the materials have a professional new look that students love.

"Patty Tucker's work is learning-focused and is carefully planned and crafted, so that transfer is taught directly, with Basics, Teacher Notes, Example Questions, Lots and lots of Hands-On Practice Opportunities, Reproducible Reference Charts and Worksheets, with outstanding graphics that will appeal to the visual learners, as well as the auditory ones. I especially like Patty's materials because they are centralized around student involvement, sufficient repetition, outstanding and appealing diagrams, graphs, and consistent reviews. Having her materials will be a bridge teacher's delight and a student's answer to learning bridge in a way that will endure over time and transfer to games and tournaments, instead of being forgotten as one walks out the door of the class. I highly recommend her work for both bridge teachers and learners of our most beloved game." -Brenda Manning

Spiralbound 45 pages: 2017