The New Standard American Bridge Updated, (2010) $14.95
This classic text for elementary and intermediate students gives a clear presentation of the basics as well as chapters on competing in the auction, Jump Overcalls, Michaels Cuebid, Limit Raises, and Weak Two-Bids. A perfect book for those learning to play or for those who wish to improve their game.
Playing the Cards, (1984) $14.95
Develop competence at the bridge table with this timeless text on techniques needed for winning plays.
In the words of Oswald Jacoby,
"It's a gem that even experts could profit from."
BRIDGE MASTER 2000
by Norma Sands &
Awarded CD of the Year 2008 by the American Bridge Teachers' Association, this Software Program on Card Play includes 100 hands divided into 4 levels of difficulty from basic, intermediate to advanced. It offers a “start-over” feature and an optional discussion on how the hand should be played. Designed to improve declarer play technique. Windows Operating System with a CD-Rom Disc Drive required. Not compatible with Apple/Mac.
BRIDGE Mini Series
by Norma Sands & Jan Janitschke (1992), $5.95 each
Named the 1992 Book of the Year by the American Bridge Teachers’ Association, this series of booklets includes these important topics:
- Fine Tuning your Bridge
- Later in the Auction
- Opening Leads vs Suits
- Double Trouble
- Competitive Bidding
- Defensive Signals
- Negative Doubles
- Slam Bidding I
- Slam Bidding II
- Jacoby Transfers and Four Suit Transfers
Little Book of Leads (2018), $14.95
Easy to understand concepts on opening leads as well as situations where you are back on lead a couple of tricks later or midway through the hand.
Playing Cards, $7.00
Norma took great delight in designing her teaching hands with fun and interesting playing cards. These "Flip Flops" by Congress are sold as a set.