Card Mucking Tutorial

In this video, Jeremy Griffith teaches a mucking technique that allows you to change a card either secretly or visually. Mucking comes from the gambling world where card cheats would secretly swap in high value cards in order to increase their chances of winning. Magicians have adopted the technique to be used in card effects […]

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Zarrow Shuffle Tutorial

The Zarrow Shuffle is arguably one of the greatest false shuffles ever devised. It cleverly simulates an ordinary tabled riffle shuffle while maintaining the complete order of the deck. This is an advanced technique and will take a good deal of practice to learn well, but it has a lot of applications and can be used in many card tricks.

Tabled 4 Ace Production Routine

A full explanation of the Tabled 4 Ace Production performance video I published last week. This routine makes use of a lot of previous moves that we have taught on the channel in the past so make sure you check the reference videos if necessary.

How to Deal Cards like a Professional Dealer

Have you ever seen the way that professional dealers deal cards to players across the table from them? This is a dealing technique known as "sailing cards" and allows you to deal cards long distances and with accuracy. It's a useful card skill to learn if you enjoy playing card games and also if you're interested […]

What is Magic?

Our instructor Vinh Giang offers some words of wisdom and inspiration to all of you students out there..

Clip Steal Color Change

An awesome color change that was originally published in the 1920's, but seems to have been largely forgotten since... Our instructor Vinh Giang also covers a variation of this change that allows you to wrap your fingers completely around the deck and still make the card change, which it makes it look all the more impossible!

A Brilliant Prediction Effect with Coins

In this video Vinh Giang performs and teaches a brilliant prediction effect that ALWAYS WORKS. This routine has a lot of built in audience interaction and a killer ending. Best of all, it uses a handful of coins which are an extremely relatable object and can easily be carried with you always.

The Snap Double Lift

  This is a great extension that can be added to your current double lift to make it more convincing and to demonstrate singularity in the cards. The Double Lift is one of the most important moves in card magic so it's well worth the time to practice it till you master it!   Credits […]

Card to Pocket Tutorial

Card to Pocket is a classic trick in card magic and an excellent application for card palming. You will have to be comfortable with getting a card in palm position and holding it there in order to do this routine, but it's well worth the practice. This routine is so good because it's so flexible […]

Modified Pop Over Production Tutorial

This modification on the Pop Over Production is a quick snappy way to produce a card from the pack. It's visually startling and can create a nice audible sound too! It's a perfect edition to your ace production routine, or it can be used to simply find a spectator's card in an impressive fashion. Credits/Sources: […]

MINT Playing Cards are now sold out.

The Launch Edition MINT Playing cards are officially all sold out. MINT 2 will happen eventually, but for now we want to focus our time on improving the new 52Kards App, creating more content for YouTube, and releasing some teaching projects. Thank you everyone who supported MINT! You can sign up here to join the […]

Secret peeking technique [Tutorial]

This technique allows the magician to know what card the spectator is thinking of. This peek is quick, practical, and incredibly useful. You can have someone freely choose a card, and then immediately shuffle if they desire. You have already secretly seen their card at this point so it's easy to recover control over it […]