Hot Card Tricks How-Tos

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: Do the Whoops You Missed It magic card trick

In order to do the "Whoops You Missed It" magic trick, you will need a deck of cards. Hold the deck in one hand. Rifle your way down the deck, asking the bystander to tell you where to stop in the deck. Pull out 2 cards, disguising them as one card. Turn it face up and place it on the top of the deck. Explain to the bystander, "This is your card".

How To: Perform the instant sort card trick with ease

This trick is great for beginning magicians! A very simple concept: You mix up the deck, mixing face up and face down cards, and then you sort them instantly with just a little bit of magic. In this video you'll see a demonstration for the trick and then a great, step-by-step, tutorial on how to perform the trick and some techniques to get you going.

How To: Do a simple four aces trick with a deck of cards

If you ever find yourself surrounded with a bunch of bored people (jury duty anyone?) this trick may be a perfect way to break the ice. In this tutorial, you'll discover how to perform a simple four aces card trick using a simple deck of cards. It's easy to understand and with enough practice, will make you look like a pro in no time at all. So sit back and enjoy!

How To: Perform the "pair" card trick for two people

In this video, viewers will observe the performance of the pair trick. This card trick requires 2 spectators. The magician begins by cutting the deck. One half is lying face up while the other one is for the spectators to select a card each. The 2 cards are then placed on the faced up half of the deck and then shuffled. The magician reveals that the cards are not on top or on the bottom of the deck. Then he combines the two halves, twist the deck around and lays out all the cards. The two car...

How To: Perform the "jacks of a different color" card trick

Need four different colored (green "cheat", blue, orange red and purple) Jacks along with a double-sided red card and another red-backed random numbered card for a total of six cards. Shuffle the cards in front of the viewer with the three red cards on top then blue, green, orange then purple. Now show the card (green cheat card) and then mixing the deck rearranging deck. Push one of until you come to the blue one and spread the three red ones again with the blue on top of them. Then perform ...

How To: Cheat in poker with the bottom deal card trick

Cheating in poker is usually frowned upon; however, this video shows you the best way to do it! Dealing yourself pre-arranged cards from the bottom of the deck is the easiest way to accomplish this. Dealing fast conceals the movement. Next we are shown a trick. Place the four aces on the top of the deck and the four kings on the bottom. Then by arranging the cards in the correct order and appearing to cut the deck, you deal yourself a lot of aces. The other players won't be able to notice you...

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: 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 a beginner level math prediction card trick

This is a short video that should appeal to any magic trick enthusiast. The video is done by Tim Clark of Tim Clarks Magic Tricks and show cases a simple card trick he calls the "Beginner Math Prediction Card Trick." The trick is focused on counting out the deck in front of the spectator(s) and remembering the 34th card, without letting your audience know that you are memorizing it. As the title suggests, you end up predicting the card that you memorized earlier, and your audience is left thi...

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: 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: Perform the Joker's Wild card trick

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: Perform the Temperature card trick

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: Perform the flip over card trick

Improve your magician skills with this magic card trick video lesson. This magical tutorial will show you how to perform the flip over card trick. Doing the flip over card trick just takes a little sleight of hand and practice. See the reveal of this cool card 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 "jumping jacks"

The goal of this video tutorial is to teach you how to perform the magic card trick "jumping jacks". 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 jumping jacks magic card trick, just like David Blaine!

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: Perform the binary routine magic card trick

Watch this instructional magic card trick tutorial to learn how to perform the binary routine. This is an original series of user-created moves. There are 9 phases of the Binary Routine, 6 of which are false, and the other 3 are closers that involve a color card change at the end. This video provides instruction on 2 false cuts and 1 closer, along with some possible variations. Just keep in mind, there is room for adjustment with these phases. If you find a better way to do a certain move, th...