Before being able to do our magic card tricks, you need to learn the basics of card manipulation. Here are the basic card manipulation tricks in video. The better you get at card handling, the more realistic and smooth your magic card tricks will look, so practice hard!
Fundamental Grip Techniques
This clip will teach you how to handle a deck of cards like a pro magician! These grip techniques are important because they will make all the magic tricks look smooth and flawless to your audience. Without the appropriate grip techniques, your audience will have higher chances of understanding your tricks. Watch!
The Double Lift
This trick will teach you how to lift 2 cards at the same time while your spectators think you’re only holding 1 card. Watch!
The False Cut
Learn to do a False cut, making your audience believe that you cut the deck, while in reality you’re back to square one. Watch!
The Pinky Break! (Important Trick)
This trick will teach you how to do a pinky break, which will allow you to do a lot of the magic card tricks presented on this website. It is very important that you master this trick. Watch!
The Pink & Thumb Break
Again, this is an important trick to learn. This is basically similar to the trick above, except it also shows you how to transfer the break from your pinky to your other hand’s thumb. Almost all tricks will use either the pinky break or the thumb break so you need to master both of them. Watch!
Control a Card’s Position Using the Break
This trick will show you how to shuffle the cards or break the deck without losing the position of your card. Your card will always stay either at the top or the bottom of the deck, depending on how you want to do it. When done smoothly your audience won’t see a thing. Watch!