Learn to Play Bridge


Oasis Bridge Tuition

Over 200 million people worldwide play this exciting and challenging game. Learn how to play bridge at a local class, from books or online. Oasis Bridge Tuition is a friendly, fun space where you can learn bridge online.

A game for all ages and skill levels.

Although the game attracts retired players, many young people started to learn bridge online during the pandemic lockdown. The English Bridge Union encourages schools to introduce bridge lessons for pupils aged 8 -11 as the game helps youngsters develop skills in numeracy, problem solving, logic and teamwork.







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Why Learn Bridge?

So, is bridge for you? It's a partnership game requiring cooperation, trust and a sense of humour - as your strategies are often thwarted by your opponents. The game is exciting, challenging, and sometimes demanding, but you'll never get bored. Bridge is usually fast-paced, with each deal lasting around 8-10 minutes.

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Learn to Play Bridge

Join a local class or try video bridge lessons to get started. As you progress, you can practice and play using bridge software, join games with your friends or enjoy bridge online with players from around the world.

Maggie offers private lessons in Bristol, video courses and free short videos so you can learn bridge online at your own pace.

She is the author of Learn to Play Bridge: 20 Lessons for Beginners and Next Steps in Bridge: 20 Lessons for Improvers

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  Video Bridge Course for Beginners

You can learn bridge online through informative video lessons.

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 Private Lessons

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 Short Videos: Hints and tips

Work though a number of example hands to improve your bidding, play and defence. Explore our free monthly videos  here.


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 Bridge Lesson Books

Learn to play bridge in your own time. These popular A4 format books offer a systematic guide to modern Acol with charts, sample hands, hints and tips and quizzes.  

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About Your Bridge Tutor
Maggie Hadley


Maggie is an English Bridge Union professional teacher with over 20 years experience.   She established the Oasis Bridge Club in Bristol and has published two books of bridge lessons for beginners and improvers.

Decision-making, imagination, intuition, teamwork and confidence are as important as the strategies taught. Bridge can be a very serious and competitive game, but most of us play for fun and sociability, so lessons are informal and light-hearted. She is passionate about encouraging beginners/ improvers to discover the different levels of pleasure in the game. 





Frequently Asked Questions

Is bridge difficult to learn?

The Oasis Bridge course encourages students to think for themselves and develop good strategies, rather than rigidly following complicated rules. Those keen to improve their play can also benefit from gaining a sound grasp of the basics. Topics are clear and logical so students can learn how to play bridge at a relaxed pace - without stress.

How can I learn to play bridge?

Learn to play bridge online with video lessons you can watch in your own time. 

Each lesson includes a presentation with example hands.

Prefer face to face lessons?

Contact Maggie for information on private  bridge lessons in the Bristol area.