Hot Card Tricks How-Tos

How To: Perform the "tell the truth" card trick

This video shows you a mind-reading card trick. This particular trick requires 8 cards: 4 kings and 4 queens. First, the subject is asked to memorize one of the 8 cards as they are laid out before the subject, face-side up. The cards are picked up and sorted in various ways and the subject is asked a series of questions. The questions are always asking whether the card the subject memorized is in a certain group that the trick performer presents. The card in question always is in the group th...

How To: Perform a thumb fan card flourish

Card flourishes are more of an art form, not really necessary for your magic card tricks and illusions, but really cool to impress your friends. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to perform a thumb fan card flourish, which shows you how to fan a deck of playing cards with... obviously your thumb. This thumb fan card flourish is an impressive card trick, no magic involved.

How To: Perform a convincing false riffle shuffle

In this video, we learn how to perform a convincing false riffle shuffle. Start off with one deck of cards. After this, riffle the cards off half way and do a standard shuffle. Bend the cards up after this, then use your pinkie and pointer finger to touch each other. When you release, the cards are naturally going to separate from each other. They will push off in opposite directions because of the way you are working the cards. Square it up on the edges, then square on the back and use your ...

How To: Perform a cool variation of a beginner's card trick

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform a better variation of a beginner's card trick. The magician begins by going through the deck of cards and waits for the spectator to say "stop". Once the card is selected, they slide it into the middle of the deck. Then the magician throws a card out of the deck. The card is the same card, but a different suite. The magician lays the deck out and the selected card is the only card facing up. This video has reveals how to perform the trick. ...

How To: Turn four queens in to aces magic trick

This is a slight of hand magic trick. You show four cards. The top card is a Queen of Spades. Place the Queen of Spades on the table. The bottom card is a Queen of Hearts. Shake the cards. The four cards are now Aces. To do this trick, you need a gimmick card. Use double stick tape to attach the Ace and Queen together. Then, you have another Queen and three Aces. Put double stick tape on back of Queen. Now, you have Ace, Ace, Queen, Ace. Put double stick tape in the middle of Queen of Hearts....

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: 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: Perform the three-card monte throw

The one card trick that every street magician or street hustler needs to know is 3 Card Monte. With the help of this video tutorial, you'll see exactly how to perform the three-card monte throw. There is no real magic here, it's all just a sleight of hand, which is needed for any magic card trick.

How To: Perform the "flying" card trick

As far as your audience is concerned, there are few things less magical than a card trick seen a dozen or more times. As such, as a magician, it's important that you build a strong repertory of tricks to maintain your public's interest. And what better place to start than the "flying" card trick outlined in this free video magic lesson.

How To: Perform the four-of-a-kind magic card trick

When you're a magician people expect you to have a few good card tricks under your sleeve, so be prepared with this one! 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.

Do mathematical card tricks: "The Power Of Three"

Ever wanted to perform a magic trick but didn't really have the hand eye skills most magicians seem to have? Always thought magic can be performed only by face-to-face and not long distance (say over the phone)? Well think again as I teach you how to do the Mathematical card trick "The Power of Three"

How To: Do the double shock card trick

Watch this instructional video to learn how to do the double shock card trick in which you appear to make four random cards turn into four kings and then four aces. All you need is a standard deck of cards and a double sided card. This video has no audio, but it does have subtitles.

How To: Perform a perfect reverse card trick

Card tricks can be, well, tricky. It requires an eager mind, quick hands, and patience to perform some of these cool illusions. This particular magic trick is one that is perfect for any beginner starting out and takes a short amount of time to perfect. Check out the tutorial above to find out how to perform a perfect reverse card trick. Good luck and enjoy!

How To: Perform the Pass for card tricks

How to Disturb Reality is here to teach you some magic card tricks that you can learn directly at home. This video will hopefully inspire you to become a great magician, so if you're here to just learn card tricks and not perform them, you're here for the wrong reason!

How To: Street hustle with the three-card monte 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 street hustle with the three-card monte 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 bandarama card trick

This video shows you how to perform the Bandaram trick. Things you'll need: deck of playing cards, elastic band. Select a card and show it to the spectators. Ace of Spades is chosen as the selected card. Return this card back to the deck. Do a table cut trick of the deck so that this selected card is brought to the top of the deck. After the selected card is placed at the top of the deck give it a few shuffles and cut but keep it on the top only. Do a double turnover so that another card come...

How To: Perform the hit and run magic card trick

Check out this instructional magic trick video to learn how to perform the hit and run card trick. All you need is a pair of regular bicycle playing cards. Learn how to do the hit and run card trick with this tutorial and impress your friends. Soon you'll be performing more advanced magic tricks before a grand audience.

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