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 Please contact me to schedule individual or group lessons

The following are highlights of topics that will be covered in the Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced classes:

  • Tile recognition & naming

  • Decoding & thoroughly understanding the playing card

  • Setting up, building walls & Charleston passing

  • Choosing a section & hands

  • Learning the National Mah Jongg League rules of play

  • Exposed vs. Concealed hands

  • Supervised game play

  • Online/App play introduction

  • Knowing the playing card from top to bottom

  • Maj Etiquette

  • Charleston passing tips & Blind passing

  • Start, middle, & end game strategies

  • Exposure identification

  • Joker redemption

  • Choosing & changing your hand

  • Supervised game play

​(Intended for those who have played continually for at least 6 months)

  • Focus on strategic & competitive elements of the game

  • Play offensively & defensively

  • Awareness of opponent’s passes, exposures & discards

  • Picking up the pace of play

  • Preventing others from winning

  • Unique exercises & approaches to strengthen game play

  • Mini Mah Jongg Tournament 




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Fee schedule for Mah Jongg Classes

(For Scottsdale/Phoenix metropolitan area)

Private hourly rate $65

Group lessons (4-12 players) - $220 per person for five 2 hour classes

Group lessons (over 12 players)  – contact me for rates & information

Supervised game play & strategy - $25-$30 per person/per 2 hour class

Mah Jongg Parties with unique Mah Jongg games - contact me for rates & information

Corporate Speaking Event - contact me for rate & information


Beginner Classes- recommend series of five 2 hour classes to learn to play Mah Jongg

Intermediate & Advanced Lessons- classes & topics can be tailored to your needs

Zoom Lesson for Instructors 

by appointment only


Instructor Essentials powerpoint presentation with insights and creative

approaches to teaching intermediate and advanced players.

Worksheets for 2024
playing card 
 (recommended for beginning to advanced players

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