Barbara Toohey and Jeanette Grahame are ABF accredited and lead our dedicated team of teachers and supervisors.   

From time to time the Club invites other leading teachers to present workshops and courses for players of all levels.

For further information on our Education Program please follow the links provided.

Next Step Lessons

Competitive Bidding & Play

Barb Toohey will run two 4-week courses on Competitive Bidding and Play. This is the next step after the beginners lessons, and suitable for Novice & Supervised Players.

Mentoring in May each year

Partner one of the more experienced member volunteers and play one or two duplicate sessions. Your partnership will be arranged for you. After the session discussing the hands introduces new bridge concepts, provides great tips and widens possibilities.

Advanced Lessons

Lessons based on Eddie Kantar's material, conducted by CBC members who are experienced players and teachers, will be held periodically


RealBridge Lessons with Andrew Robson

CBC members have been provided with the opportunity to take part in 4 free hour long event over the next four weeks on a Wednesday afternoon at 2.30pm arranged by Andrew Robson in conjunction with RealBridge. Andrew Robson is an international player who regularly represents England, a highly regarded author and the Bridge correspondent for The Times (of London).

The dates for this are 15,22,29 June and 6 July 2022.  

We will be playing four boards selected by Andrew to cover a specific topic (week 1: Weak 2 openings, week 2: Splinter Bids, week 3: Fourth Suit Forcing week 4: Counting and Card Placement), followed by viewing a video of Andrew giving his insight into one of the boards, and access to his detailed analysis of all four boards.

Enter via the link on the CBC RealBridge page.  


BFACT Directors Course

BFACT will run a Director's Course on 18 &19 June.  


If you are interested in becoming a Director, or if you are a Director and you would like to brush up your skills, the Bridge Federation of the ACT  (BFACT) is conducting a workshop on June 18 and 19 at the Canberra Bridge Club. The course will run from 10.00am to 5.00 pm each day. On Saturday you should arrive around 9.30am tocomplete registration. The course will be presented by Sebastian Yuen (recently internationally accredited), and Bruce Crossman. If you would like to attend please email Keith Huggan (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

To foster bridge in the ACT, BFACT is offering the course free to its members. Those from non affiliated clubs are welcome, but would be charged a fee of $50 for 2 days, or $25 for 1 day. Everyone will need to provide their own lunch or nip out to Deakin shops.  

There is an optional open book exam post course to determine suitability.