Please start to in your mind saying WE HAVE, WE
CAN, What are we afraid of?
So if partner has already opened and you have 14
points yourself, now say WE HAVE LEAST 27 points between us What are we
afraid of? and so on..
When defending a No Trump contract, in
third seat with Doubleton Ace or Doubleton King if partner
plays the King or Queen play that high card so as not to block the suit.
Remember in these situations you are now the Short hand and you need to
unblock these blocking cards
ADVANCED TIP 608
you, as a responder, are stuck for a second bid and need to keep the
auction going then DEPLOY FOURTH SUIT FORCING especially after
opener has reversed