The 4th in the award-winning "Larry Teaches" series.
64-page spiral bound instruction on Defense for Intermediate-level players.
Card to lead in a suit, 2nd- and 3rd-hand play, signals, overall defensive strategy and much more. Numerous quizzes and examples.
"There is a lot of good material to help you shake bad habits and see various situations more clearly. There is advice on signaling, how to recognize when it's wrong to break a new suit, when to be aggressive and when to be passive on defense. His section on Do's and Don'ts - especially the part about good partnership - is worth the price of the book by itself."
"In his latest effort, Larry Teaches Defense, he covers the waterfront of defensive basics: leads, second- and third-hand play, and active versus passive strategy. A major strength of the booklet is how the author cleverly pairs example deals to compare and contrast related ideas."
Cohen makes it very easy to understand difficult concepts. I've struggled with defense but suddenly have new enthusiasm for it.
Loved it. Found it very easy to read, very helpful. I would recommend it to any bridge player.
This book is very informative and is written in simple language that is easy to follow. The points are made separately and the examples are clear. I highly recommend it for anyone less than expert.
Larry's lessons are always practical and easy to apply. As an intermediate player I find them invaluable and easy to apply.
Nice short chapters, that you can read in one sitting. Doesn't put me to sleep!! I think he is the best bridge teacher.
Excellent summary of defense play.