I just finished teaching a mah jongg strategy class. There were 12 eager ladies, each wanting to improve her game. After the class I thought about the strategies I shared. What I recognized was that there were life lessons embedded within each one.
Here are three main points I presented and my thoughts on how each one connects to broader issues in our daily lives. See what you think.
1. You can’t play every hand on the card.
There are 59 possible hands on the 2014 card. The idea is to rack the tiles you get dealt and then scan the card trying to find possible hands to go for. Many players get stuck here – not knowing what to pass during the charleston. Continue reading