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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 (4-8 players) - $20 per person/per hour

Group lessons (9 or more 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 or six 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


I offer a powerpoint presentation for instructors with insights and creative

approaches to teaching intermediate and advanced players.

Worksheets for 2023
playing card 
 (recommended for beginning to advanced players

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