WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SACRIFICING-AUDIO LESSON

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Audio Visual Lesson you view on your computer browser

Approximate running time: 110 minutes.

Marty's audio visual format significantly enhances your learning experience:
  • The combination of voice and visual effects makes it easier to understand what Marty is teaching.
  • The lesson is interactive, so students "learn by doing."
  • You can proceed at your own pace.
  • You can play and replay all or some of the lesson whenever you choose as many times as you like.
  • The lesson includes a written transcript for you to study. The transcript format has been improved for increased readability.
    Click here for an example transcript.
  • The lesson contains several hours of extensive material.
  • The lesson is designed to work on most popular computers and browsers, including Windows, Mac, and iPad.

Taking a sacrifice has several ways to gain:

1. Similar to the upside of balancing, you'd love it if your bid pushed the opponents to a higher level. Defending that contract is definitely an example of heads you win (if they go down), while tails you tie (if they make it).

2. There is the slim chance that the opponents will not double you.

3. You do rate to get doubled, but as long as the penalty is less than the score the opponents would have received for making their contract, you are better off.

On the other hand, the sacrifice may work out badly:

1. The opponents would not have made their contract. When this happens, we refer to your action as a "phantom sacrifice". No matter how many you go down, this is a bad result.

2. You go down more tricks than you intended, so you lose more points than they would have made in their contract.

In this lesson, Marty will discuss:

When you are considering a sacrifice:
  • The 7 golden principles that you MUST know.
  • Which enemy auctions are GREAT ones to interfere with.
  • Why an advance sacrifice is the best way to sacrifice.
  • How to avoid taking phantom sacrifices.
  • When it is correct to sacrifice against a slam.
  • When you should sacrifice against a 3NT contract.
  • The right time to make a sacrifice suggestion.
  • When you should and should not be willing to go to the 5 level.
When the opponents sacrifice:
  • How to use a forcing pass to help decide if your side should double or bid.
  • If you end up on defense, what is the expert philosophy for opening leads?


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Try a free demo

Audio Visual Lesson you view on your computer browser

Approximate running time: 110 minutes.

Marty's audio visual format significantly enhances your learning experience:
  • The combination of voice and visual effects makes it easier to understand what Marty is teaching.
  • The lesson is interactive, so students "learn by doing."
  • You can proceed at your own pace.
  • You can play and replay all or some of the lesson whenever you choose as many times as you like.
  • The lesson includes a written transcript for you to study. The transcript format has been improved for increased readability.
    Click here for an example transcript.
  • The lesson contains several hours of extensive material.
  • The lesson is designed to work on most popular computers and browsers, including Windows, Mac, and iPad.

Taking a sacrifice has several ways to gain:

1. Similar to the upside of balancing, you'd love it if your bid pushed the opponents to a higher level. Defending that contract is definitely an example of heads you win (if they go down), while tails you tie (if they make it).

2. There is the slim chance that the opponents will not double you.

3. You do rate to get doubled, but as long as the penalty is less than the score the opponents would have received for making their contract, you are better off.

On the other hand, the sacrifice may work out badly:

1. The opponents would not have made their contract. When this happens, we refer to your action as a "phantom sacrifice". No matter how many you go down, this is a bad result.

2. You go down more tricks than you intended, so you lose more points than they would have made in their contract.

In this lesson, Marty will discuss:

When you are considering a sacrifice:
  • The 7 golden principles that you MUST know.
  • Which enemy auctions are GREAT ones to interfere with.
  • Why an advance sacrifice is the best way to sacrifice.
  • How to avoid taking phantom sacrifices.
  • When it is correct to sacrifice against a slam.
  • When you should sacrifice against a 3NT contract.
  • The right time to make a sacrifice suggestion.
  • When you should and should not be willing to go to the 5 level.
When the opponents sacrifice:
  • How to use a forcing pass to help decide if your side should double or bid.
  • If you end up on defense, what is the expert philosophy for opening leads?


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This item is sent to your email address automatically within 24-48 hours.

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