Miscalling a Card

In card magic, purposely giving an incorrect identification of a card. For example, you hold a Six of Clubs in your hand, its back to the audience. You tell them it is the Ten of Diamonds. Used carefully, this technique can lead to some startling effects. You can hold several cards, miscall one of them, and later that card cannot be found. (See The Vanishing Card, in the Easy Index.) It is sometimes also useful to miscall the number of cards. Example you hold four cards, but tell the spectators...

Turnover False Triple

This False cut has to be done in one smooth rythm. It's most deceptive when it's done on the off beat. Begin by swing cutting one third of the deck from the Right hand to the left hand (fig.1) As soon as the packet of cards are in the left hand your left index finger curls under the packet. Notice how in figure 2 the packet is entirely hold by the index and middle finger. The thumb rests on top of the packet. Now bend the index and middle finger of the left hand. The situation should be like in...

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Card Trick Central

Using your right hand, bring in your index and middle fingers below and your thumb above the top card (in your left hand), and slide it over into your right hand. Place your right hand's fingers on the top right corner of the card when taking it. Next. you want to take the second card and get it to the other hand. You're going to want to put it above the first card. The trick is to use your thumb to push the face down and face up cards (which are the next two on the pile) into your right hand....

Overhand Shuffle

This shuffle is easier to master.(not that the hindu shuffle is hard though) but this one is even easier. (they are both hard to describe or understand from text. If I was showing you then you would see that it isn't all that hard after all ) Most people are knowledgable about two shuffles, the overhand shuffle and the riffle shuffle. The overhand shuffle goes like this Hold the deck in your left hand in this way hold your left hand out. have your fingers(not thumb) bent at about 80 degree...

List of Other Card Tricks

This is a Card trick that involves mutilating two cards but it's worth it. With this card that is created you can do tons of tricks with. The magician allows the spectator to choose a card. Once they see it, they slip it back into the deck. The magician then shuffles the deck and without warning tosses it against a nearby window. After all the cards settle, one is left sticking to the window. When the spectator goes to peel it off, he finds that it's actually stuck on the OUTSIDE of the window....

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Getting started in magic is something that can be difficult, frustrating, and down right aggravating. However it can also be a lot of fun. It is all in how you approach magic from the outset. What I am going to try and do is relay some of my thoughts on what are some good ways to get involved in the art. I'm not trying to convey this as a set of rules, just a guideline to help you get your feet wet. Resources This is one of the most commonly asked questions by people who are wanting to get...

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How to get the hard index password

Answer the question below and send it in 2. Send me a new hard card trick or a new intermediate card trick (That I use) 3. If you already have a trick posted on Card Trick Central (hard or intermediate) e-mail me. 2. What was the original name of the Elmsley count To gain access to the hard card tricks, simply place the last name to the answer of question one, or the first word of question 2 in the box. Example for Question 1-If the answer was John Epps, type epps in the password box. Example...

List of Card Tricks

A Four Kingdoms A Four Two's Jive, The * Keith's Trick A Kings Robbery * Nice and Easy & Number's Trick A Obedient Colors * Opnick's Dozen Opposite Decks A Order Please * Psyhic Solution Re-appearing Aces Sisters Trick, The Spelling Bee Where's The Card A Who's The * Ace's Memory A 4 Extravagant Aces, The * Double Turnover Eight Threatening * Housing Suits A I Can't Believe They Impossible Card Location A In My Pocket No I Got It Pair 'em Up A Paper and Predictions Psychic Prediction A Not...

Intermediate Card Trick Description

Go To Regular Index Card Trick Central Bookstore Exclusive Offer Impromptu Index Mathematical Index Trick Terminology Memory Index Self-Working Index Mental Index 4 Extravagant Aces, The (1 Variation) Nice Counting Trick. Fun to perform and watch. Spectator, without picking it up, picks a card from among 49 lying on the table and the magician is able to find it, and even bet some fools gold on it. The magician takes a borrowed deck. He tells a spectator to say stop whenever he she wants to....

The most common trick used with the Invisible Deck

An invisible deck is seemingly placed in front of the participant. Encourage them to shuffle through the pretend cards and pick one out. Ask them to tell you what card it is. They then have to make up a card. Lets say the card the choose is the 9 of Diamonds. Then the performer announces that the card will be mystically transmitted to a real, tangible deck. Using the trick deck, put the joker on the 'odd' card side since 9 is odd , and start fanning the deck in search of a card. By applying a...

List of Easy Card Tricks

Ok, the dealer picks out two cards of his choice. He tells you to cut the deck. he flips over the cards that he picked out then he flips over 2 cards of the deck that you cut. they are the same number. Trick similiar to Kings Robbery, where 4 Kings come together. You have the spectator make four piles of any number. When this is done you flip over all the piles and all four aces are there. The audience is given two random cards. They look at them, but the dealer doesn't see them. The audience...

Mathematical Trick Index

Card Trick Central Index Card Trick Central Bookstore Exclusive Offer Impromptu Index Mathematical Index Trick Terminology Memory Index Self-Working Index Mental Index 4 Ace Extravaganza, The 1 Variation Any Way You Count 'Em 1 Variation Build The Houses amp Eight Threatening Kings amp Fool Proof Reversed Card Impossible Card Location A Kathy's Prediction Lazy Magician, The Math Is Beautiful Math-majik A Number's Trick A O'Henry Trick Opnick's Dozen Stack it Up 2 Variations Sun, The Main Page...