Episode #6: Gerry Fox Interview- Part II, More Bridge Teaching, Bidding, and Play Stories

Welcome back to the second of our three-part interview with Gerry Fox, a Bridge cruise director super-agent, teaching professional for over 30 years and book author.

In our second session, Gerry continues discussing the importance of partnership harmony and trust, why bidding is easier to learn than play (especially count signals), why students often go wrong learning conventions, Gerry creation – The Rule of Seven, overcoming newcomers fear opening Notrump with a worthless doubleton, how teachers ears can make a big difference, the future of Bridge, Gerry discusses his Bridge books (order via phone at 707-252-1257 or EMAIL gfoxbridge@aol.com):

Partnership Bridge – An Easy Guide to Standard American Bidding
Partnership Defence – An Easy Guide to Defender’s Play at Contract Bridge
Tricks for the Taking – An Easy Guide to Declarer’s Play at Contract Bridge
Contract Bridge in 28 Lessons – A Manual for Teachers
Bridge in Brief – A Shortcut Through the Rules of Bidding (With Opening Leads, Too)

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  1. Bill Bartmann says:

    Cool site, love the info.

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