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Jonathan Friedel
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Nov. 8, 2013
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July 10
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Bridge Player
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United States of America

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Grand Slam DBC
BBO Username
jfriedel
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
Jonathan Friedel
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Replace SAYC
What is not known is why you are teaching bridge. The answer to that may impact the method you use. If you make a living teaching bridge and you want to put your student through as many classes as possible, a good plan may be to start with LBIAD, then ...
Replace SAYC
Well thought out! My thinking at the moment is more leaning with teaching absolute beginners Precision. I am frustrated by the retention rate of our beginner classes. While there may be a lack of others paying the system, if you are going to make the change, you have to make ...
FOREX Challenges
Chris, I think you hit the nail on the head, the problem with ACBL is they don't know what they are all about. Clearly they are not focusing on fixing the issues relating to Duplicate Bridge related things. Perhaps they are focusing on other Contract bridge things....
FOREX Challenges
I did, and now I ponder if I want to be playing duplicate bridge in 20 years if I should start a new bridge organization as I don't see any big changes coming to ACBL with the mindset of your original comment.
FOREX Challenges
Ray, from your comment above, my guess would be you are the typical player that results in new players never returning to the table. I think I have a pretty good handle on how to improve the FX C$ function at ACBL, but no way to tell for sure without ...
Teaching online the way I teach live
Yes, BBO combined with Skype is a great way to offer online lessons, and you can have up to 4 students at a time. I take lessons this way.
FOREX Challenges
I don't see how we can actually provide a well planned solution to the ACBL without direct insight to current banking C$ vehicles, methods, levels and fees. We could offer to put a 3 person group together and go to ACBL HQ for a sit down, or I guess ...
Replace SAYC
What is the topic of this thread?
Replace SAYC
@Steve Moese.. that's all great, but will you be teaching Easy Bridge, SAYC, 2/1 or something else?
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Silvana Zangri, YES, YES & YES! Zero tolerance is a joke and the ACBL does not help much or if they do, with very short sighted ideas. That said, this discussions is about what should we be teaching, not how we fix the ACBL. * * * Perhaps you should start another thread * * * on ...
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