Hot Card Tricks How-Tos

How To: Perform the Faro Shuffle card trick

To do the Faro shuffle card trick, first divide the deck in half. With practice you should be able to accurately make an even division. Hold your left hand underneath the deck and your right hand on top of the deck. Use the two halves to square up the deck. Go in on an angle, intertwining the cards. Make them meet on the bottom and apply a little bit of pressure to them. They will naturally intertwine. Spread out the cards on a table in two columns to check your shuffling technique. You can a...

How To: Perform the "impossible card location" magic trick

What else can you do with a deck of cards besides play games? Magic! There's nothing better for a magician's repertoire than a few great card tricks, so make sure you watch this video tutorial on how to perform the "impossible card location" magic trick. This is a lengthy trick, but it's sure to amaze and baffle anyone. To do this impossible card location card trick, a little mathematics goes a long way, so don't fall asleep in math class.

How To: Perform the All Sorted card trick

Want to learn a great card trick that will really fool your friends? All you need is a deck of cards to perform this cool trick! You will need one deck of cards. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors so make sure you have friends and family around whenever you do magic tricks. 1. Take a deck of cards and remove all of the face cards (Jacks, Queens, and Kings) and Aces. Separate the cards by suit (hearts, clubs, spades, diamonds) so you have four piles. Eac...

How To: Do a prediction card trick

Learn a unique prediction card trick to impress your friends. Items needed: a deck of cards (with the box), a pen and a piece of paper. Memorize and place 3 cards inside the box before you begin the trick. Make your spectators inspect or shuffle the remaining cards. Place the remaining cards inside the box and make sure your audience does not see the hidden ones inside. Tell your audience that you will make a prediction but do not disclose the number of cards you'll be predicting. Write down ...

How To: Perform the classic card spitting trick

Isn't it great when magicians do that trick where they appear to be spitting a pile of cards out of their mouths? Have you ever wondered why they always have the hands right next to their mouths "catching" the cards? Well wonder no more. This video will show you how to do this classic card magic trick. It turns out your hands have to be there since they're holding the cards!

How To: Do the card in wallet trick

Are you a magician on a budget? Impressive feats of magic don't require an assistant to saw in half, or even a rabbit to pull out of a hat. You need only the slightest sleight-of-hand to perform this impressive magic staple.

How To: Perform the aces trade places card trick

There are good magic tricks, and there are bad magic tricks. The host of this video tutorial might not be the most skilled magician around, but he's a pretty good judge of card tricks. Check out how to perform the aces trade places card trick. With just a little sleight of hand and a little magic, your spectators will be astonished. See the reveal and explanation.

How To: Perform the quick flip card trick

There are good magic tricks, and there are bad magic tricks. The host of this video tutorial might not be the most skilled magician around, but he's a pretty good judge of card tricks. Check out how to perform the quick flip card trick. With just a little sleight of hand and a little magic, your spectators will be astonished. See the reveal and explanation.

How To: Perform the four aces card trick

Impress all of your friends with some card magic, or as others like to say, card manipulation or card trick. You don't need to be a magician to learn the illusion of magic with a deck of playing cards. See for yourself how easy it is to learn... watch this video tutorial to see how to perform the four aces card trick, where you pick cards randomly out of the deck, put them into four piles and reveal four aces on the top of each pile.

How To: Perform the Jumping Gemini magic card trick

Check out this amazing magic card trick tutorial video to learn how to perform the Jumping Gemini card trick. Improve your magic skills and amaze your friends with this simple and easy card trick instructional video. The Jumping Gemini is a great trick for beginners to perform. You too can become an expert magician with a little bit of practice.

How To: Do the moving card trick

You can learn how to do the moving card trick. First, you put all of the cards together, as in you put all four of the aces together. Then, you separate the cards into four decks and make them into one deck. While you are mixing the deck, make sure that you keep the cards in order.

How To: Perform the erase the face card trick

Impress all of your friends with some card magic, or as others like to say, card manipulation or card trick. You don't need to be a magician to learn the illusion of magic with a deck of playing cards. See for yourself how easy it is to learn... watch this video tutorial to see how to perform the erase the face card trick, where one card erases the faces of four or five playing cards, magically. You will need a special deck for this erase the face trick.

How To: Do the "wave vanish" card trick

Learn how to do the "wave vanish" card trick. This magic trick will make card faces disappear with just a wave of a hand. It's a pretty simple card trick for anyone, if you're a fast enough magician. The wave vanish is perfect for beginners with a decent sleight of hand.

How To: Perform the magic card trick "fire and ice"

The goal of this video tutorial is to teach you how to perform the magic card trick "fire and ice". This instructional is to help anyone wanting to be a magician, helping you understand technique and presentation of simple but effective illusions. These card tricks are pretty easy, but with time, practice and patience you will be able to amaze your friends and your family. Learn the fire and ice magic card trick, just like David Blaine and Chris Angel!

How To: Perform the Last 3 card trick

For this tutorial we are picking three Aces because they are the easiest to remember. Make 4 piles of cards. First pile is ten cards. Second pile is 15 cards. Third pile is 15 cards. The last pile will be 9. Take the Ace of Spades (the example card),put it on one pile and put any number of cards on top. Take the Ace of Hearts (another example card), put it on the second pile and put any number of cards on top. Take the last Ace put it on top and put the last pile on top of that one. Stack the...

How To: Use a stripper deck for basic tricks

Following the Dalton incident, the stripper deck rapidly fell out of favor with poker cheats, but remains popular to this day with magicians. The deck looks perfectly normal but has tapered edges on all the cards. The goal of the magician in using a stripped deck is to have a person choose a card, then replace it in the deck facing the opposite direction, so that the tapered or stripped edge of the card stands out from the smooth edge of all the other cards.

How To: Do the impressive super fast color change card trick

Hey folks, learn how to perform one of the fastest (not to mention easiest) card tricks in the world! See how to do the super fast color change card trick. There's no real magic here, just a little sleight of hand, or a lot of it. If you're fast enough, this color change will amaze anyone. Magician or no magician, anyone can do this impressive color changing card trick.

How To: Do the "snap vanish" card trick

Learn how to do the "snap vanish" card trick. This magic card trick will make a card disappear just by snapping your fingers. It's a pretty simple trick for anyone, if you're a fast enough magician. The snap vanish works with a coin and a little sleight of hand.

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