A world of magic in the palm of your hands... People have been asking for a 52Kards app for years now, and it's finally happening! This app will give you access to a wealth of magic knowledge and resouces that you can carry in your pocket wherever you go. Oh, and it's FREE! The app […]
I have been studying magic for over 12 years with a focus on sleight of hand with cards. I created this website when I saw the need for a strong online resource for magic.
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1 Year ago today we launched the Mint Playing Cards on Kickstarter. The project was completely funded in less than an hour and we ended up hitting 3x our funding goal in the first day! In order to celebrate this day I’ll be giving away a Black Mint deck from my private reserve. These Launch […]
I've been busy behind the scenes working on a new website for 52Kards, and it's finally ready to launch! Head on over to https://52kards.com to check it out. Any feedback is very welcome! There may be a few bugs and glitches that still need to be worked out, but for the most part everything seems […]
In this tutorial I'll cover a card vanishing technique that is ideal for close up scenarious. Most backpalming is typically done in a stage setting with your arm outstretched to your side, but this variation allows you to perform the vanish from someone directly in front of you. It also makes use of your second hand for cover so you can do the vanish slowly and with less risk of flashing when done at the proper angle.
Hey Mint Family! Many of you ordered the premium Mint stripper decks that were available during the Kickstarter campaign. A new chapter has been added to the Edge52 today covering some applications of these tapered cards! Access the new chapter here - http://courses.52kards.com/courses/edge-52/lecture... P.S. If you didn't get a chance to pick up a MINT […]
MINT Marking System + Tapered Cards = Weapon of Mass Destruction For the first time since the Kickstarter campaign, the Mint Stripper decks are now available! We only have a limited quantity of these left over from the Kickstarter and we won't be getting any more made until next year sometime. These premium Stripper decks […]
Each Mint deck comes with a double faced card that has a Joker on one side and a Queen of Hearts on the other. I have added two new lesson modules to the Edge 52 course going over some neat applications for this gaff card: Joker from Nowhere - This is a great extension of […]
In the past 52Kards has focused on teaching sleight of hand technique and tricks, but now with our new instructor Vinh Giang we are going to begin touching on another extremely important area of magic - presentation and showmanship. Vinh Giang is a true master at presenting and is going to help all of you […]
Here's a quick video explaining what Kickstarter is all about and how we're using it to create the Black Mint Deck.
See the Kickstarter Project - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/52kards/black-mint-playing-cards?ref=email