My name is Dom Rayner and Im a professional Bridge coach.
I learnt to play bridge in quite an unusual way. When I was about 8 years old, my Mum and Dad decided to have private lessons on a recommendation of a friend of theirs. As a youngster fascinated by cards I used to come home from school and watch them play bridge for hours at a time, but I never actually played.
Then fast forward 11 years to when I was 19 and one day my Mum randomly asked if I would like to go to the bridge club with her to play. I gave it some thought as I had heard the stigma about the game, but decided I had nothing to lose so I gave it a go.