Hot Card Tricks How-Tos

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: Shoot cards into the air

This kid has great instincts for teaching magic or card tricks as he instructs with multiple camera angles the best methods for shooting cards in the air. He also has different finger and grip techniques for multiple cards and different spins.

How To: Perform the "Message Morph" card trick

In this video tutorial, we learn how to perform the "Message Morph" card trick. For more information about the trick and its execution, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started incorporating this trick into your own routines, watch this free video card magic lesson.

How To: Perform the Let's Do Lunch card magic trick

Performing close-up card trick magic in a business environment can be one of the most lucrative envrionements in which to do so. This trick, called Let's Do Lunch, is perfect for just such a setting as it integrates the business cards that your audience are sure to have in abundance. It requires no set-up and only minimal sleight of hand, but produces a great effect. This tutorial video will have ou performing it in no time.

How To: Perform the Ace Assembly 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 a card vanish magic card trick

If you're into card tricks, this is a must. the vanish is the trick every magician should know, so watch this video tutorial to see how to perform a card vanish magic card trick. Making a card vanish is just a little sleight of hand, and a little showmanship. Once you get this trick down, move on to harder card illusions and flourishes.

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 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...

How To: Perform the "oil and water" card trick

In this short, fun and informative tutorial, Andy Field demonstrates the Oil and Water trick using four black cards and four red cards. Four cards are placed on one side of the table and the four red cards are placed on the opposite side of the table. He then mixes the cards, pulling one card from each side to make a new pile of cards with alternating colors. One red, one black, one red and so on and so forth with each of the eight cards. After letting the cards sit for just a few seconds he ...

How To: Perform the ribbon spread card flourishes

These are some tips on the art of ribbon spreading. As with any flourishes, practice is key. Repetition will fine tune your skills for ribbon spreading. Hopefully this video will help get you started with flourishing. Im no expert by any means, so this video shows what works for me. Deck condition is important. They look better the newer the deck.

How to Do card tricks: "Mismag822" card trick revealed

This is a video tutorial in the Magic & Parlor Tricks category where you are going to learn how to do card tricks: "Mismag822" card trick revealed. This is really easy for beginners. Ask someone to tell you a number from one to ten and count up those many cards from the deck and place them face down on a table. Now count out the same number of cards two more times and put them on the table. Then ask them to place the rest of the pack on any one of the piles. Next ask them to pick up any one o...

How To: Do an easy self working card trick

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform the self working card trick. The magician begins by showing the spectator the deck of cards and is asked to randomly select a card. Then the magician places the card on top of the deck and cuts the deck. Then magician snaps his finger and finds one face up card in the deck. Depending on the number of the faced up card, the magician does through the deck with the card's value and finds the selected card. This video provides a visual demonstr...

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 "invisible palm" magic card trick

Learn how to do a card trick! Yes, learn some magic you can do with all of those playing card decks lying around your house. This young girl will show you in this video tutorial, how to perform the "invisible palm" magic card trick. It isn't just an illusion, it's deception, it's sleight of hand, it's confidence. Grab your best deck of cards and learn how to do the invisible palm card trick... see the reveal.

How To: Do the key card magic trick

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do the key card magic trick. The magician begins by shuffling the deck and ask the spectator to select a card. The spectator will remember the card and the magician will place the card on top of the deck. Then the magician lets the spectator cut the deck numerous times. Now the magician starts to deal the cards face up one at a time. The magician asks the spectator to look for the card, but not to tell him/her. Then the magician turns over the key ...

How To: Perform the front and back palm card trick

This how-to video is on how to perform the front and back palm card trick. In this video the person shows viewers how to conceal a playing card using one hand. The narrator explains everything from the precise finger placement for the concealment of the card, to revealing the playing card to your audience. He teaches viewers how to hide the card at all times and make it appear in a snap without anybody ever seeing your card. This video on how to perform the palm card trick will show even amat...

How To: Perform the Card-Toon 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 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: 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 "Three Aces" card trick

This is a video tutorial in the Magic & Parlor Tricks category where you are going to learn how to do the "Three Aces" card trick. For this trick you need a deck of cards and you shuffle it nicely. Then you flip the deck and reveal the center part of the card and say it is the ace of hearts. The actual card is the 3 of hearts. Place this card face down on the table. You repeat this process and similarly take out a clubs and diamonds card. Then you perform a magic gesture and say all three car...

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: Hustle your friends with card tricks

Dan Brown shares his hustling secret, actually he shares two secret hustles, both involving a normal deck of playing cards. If you want to hustle your friends, these two card tricks are the best way to do it. These two card cheats are the perfect way to win money or drinks or whatever they dare bet.