card control

Cool Card Trick - The Second Deal

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In many magic tricks, there will come a need for the ability to control the top card of a deck. The Second Deal is one way that will afford a solution for such control provided you have the right type of deck. Bicycle decks are not favourable, but may still pass undetected to the untrained spectator.

The three key points to the technique are:

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"Hot Shot Cut" Spinning Card Technique

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Want to be a hot shot? Want to impress someone at the bar or while on a date? The Hot Shot is a card control technique that will have you cut a deck with one hand while spinning out a selected card in only the coolest way possible.

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Card Control

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I mentioned in the last video that I'd post a tutorial on how to force certain cards in your favoured position. This is one common technique that's good for beginners but still useful for all levels of practicing magicians - The Hindu Shuffle. The Hindu Shuffle is great for retaining the bottom card(s). Check out the video and learn!

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