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by Richard Pavlicek
Richard Pavlicek has taught bridge since 1972, over which time he has created and refined a huge resource to teach students of all levels. All material is handsomely typeset and available by license only to competent bridge teachers. If this might interest you, read on.
Alert! If your teaching interest is casual, check out this free Beginner Teaching package.
Before outlining the material, it would be wise to explain the methods. The general approach is Standard American, including strong notrumps, five-card majors and weak two-bids. For an insight, including some controversial issues, read Bidding Philosophy. Another matter of controversy is point count, which Richard studied in great depth to devise a method that is both accurate and simple. See Hand Evaluation.
The Pavlicek methods also emphasize the importance of accurate card play, both as declarer and defender. Bidding ideas may change over time, but card play will always be the same. Learning the right way will benefit you for life. One of Richards most ardent philosophies is to plan all contracts by counting winners. Read Planning the Play for an insight.
Bridge teaching material consists of 723 works, comprising 1339 pages and 7546 deals, all professionally typeset for exact printing on any printer. Over 200 works also have cartoon artwork to add humor to the teaching process. Material is divided into four levels, plus miscellany relevant to all. Clicking on each link in the table below will show a complete index of all works.
|3. Advanced Bidding||230||401||2921|
|4. Advanced Play||189||393||2104|
|Cross-reference by Lessons Exercises Practice|
Works are prepared in six formats: PDF master version, PDF quiz version (answers blank), HTML (colorful browser viewing), RBN (Richard's Bridge Notation), PBN (Portable Bridge Notation) and LIN (Bridge Base Online) the last two only for works containing full deals.
The above index shows what is included but does not show the actual works. A small sampling (15 works) is shown below. Click on the Title for the PDF master, Type for PDF quiz, or Layout for HTML. For data formats click on Number for RBN, Pages for PBN, or Deals for LIN.
|1A17||Opening One-Bids||Exercise||Opening bid||1||12|
|1E41||Planning the Play||Exercise||Declarer play 3||1||3|
|1F01||Bidding Review I||Practice||Deal summary||2||8|
|1T41||Point Count, Suit Responses||Lesson/quiz||Eval & 1 call||6||12|
|2C41||Points To Ponder||Exercise||Eval & 2 calls||1||12|
|2N23||Its Your Play!||Exercise||Declarer play 9||1||9|
|2P00||Finessing Technique||Lesson||Play lesson||1||8|
|3G82||Doubled In Spades||Exercise||Bridge movie||1||1|
|3K29||Weak-Two Auctions||Exercise||Bidding E-W||1||12|
|3R00||Notrump Slam Bidding||Lesson||Bidding lesson||2||13|
|4G41||Lead On, MacDuff||Exercise||Opening lead||1||12|
|4H53||Beat Four Hearts!||Exercise||Defensive play 6||1||6|
|4K93||When Partner Switches||Exercise||Suit query E-W||1||12|
|4W93||Ive Got You Covered!||Exercise||Second hand E-W||2||12|
|6C47||Fun with Squeezes||Exercise||Declarer play 6||1||6|
Works with a tinted background have cartoon artwork
Bridge teaching material by Richard Pavlicek is licensed for a one-time fee of $1500, which allows lifetime commercial use in your bridge teaching. Some restrictions apply (see Purchase Agreement). To order:
|1. Print the Purchase Agreement. Fill it out and sign it.|
|2. Include your check for $1500.00 payable to Richard Pavlicek.|
|3. Mail to: Richard Pavlicek, 1050 NW 21 Street, Fort Lauderdale FL 33311.|
Upon receipt of your check and signed agreement, Richard will e-mail you instructions to download the material. For further information e-mail: email@example.com
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