CARDS ACROSS - THE ULTIMATE COURSE

CARDS ACROSS - THE ULTIMATE COURSE

Cards Across, one of the most versatile tricks you will ever do, you can perform it for one person or 2001, close up or stage, hands off or hands on, normal or jumbo cards, gaffed cards or borrowed cards, signed cards or thought of cards, envelopes or no envelope, or maybe not even with cards at all.

More than that, it is the perfect trick to hang your personality upon. So take a deep dive with me, learn as many methods as you can, each has strengths, so you can be prepared to this anywhere, at anytime, in any situation, truly Magic On The Go.

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CARDS ACROSS - THE ULTIMATE COURSE
  • CARDS ACROSS INTRO

    The introduction to a planned - massive - teach in on the classic Cards Across routine. Favored by the greats and not so greats!

    You won't believe the amount of creativity that has been poured into this incredible - hands off - mystery over the last 150 years.

    The perfect effect for close...

  • 1 CARDS ACROSS - LEIPZIG'S METHOD (AND MORE)

    Nate Leipzig's performance of his version of CARDS ACROSS became legendary. Strong enough to close his show in a huge theatre.

    We start our deep dive on this awesome effect with the Leipzig method, arguably one of the cleanest and trickiest known to magicians.

    Not only that, we look at a ...

  • CARLYLE COUNT

  • CY ENDFIELD FALSE COUNT

  • COUNT BACK COUNT

  • THE SNAP COUNT

  • NOTES ON CARDS ACROSS - CHARLES HARRISON

    In the early 20th century Charles Harrison was a vocal and much respected member of the The Magic Circle. He often published his methods. Back in 1935 Harrison detailed his technique for making Cards Across play big and strong. They are worth studying today.

    Note that for Harrison, at least...

  • PT 1 E.G. BROWN'S CARDS ACROSS

    The great E.G. Brown had a revolutionary approach to Cards Across. or rather CARD Across. a single thought of card passes impossibly from packet to packet... and there's no palming :)

  • PT 2 E.G. BROWN'S CARDS ACROSS - VALENTINE VERSION

    It had to happen, but Valentine's fiddling with Brown's masterpiece kicks it up to another level, TWO thought of cards vanish from one FACE OUT packet ONE AT A TIME and appear in the the packet held tightly by another spectator.
    This is powerful stuff.
    NO PALMING!

  • THOUGHTS ON CARDS ACROSS

    Some thoughts on how to present Cards Across, or should I say about how NOT to present it. You may completely disagree, In fact I know many will. But it's just a quick video so it's pretty painless and food for thought.

    Check out these web links to various Magicians performing their own versi...

  • ZINGONE CARDS ACROSS

    The late Luis Zingone was a New York, in demand society entertainer well over 50 years ago. His sleight of hand effects pop up rarely. This is his much overlooked handling for Cards Across.

    Overlooked mainly because of the core palming move. The good news is I'll break it down for you AND ...

  • THE ZINGONE BOTTOM PALM

    Ignored for over 50 years this brilliant one hand bottom palm (yes you heard that right) is a weapon we should all have in our arsenal, it's a move I have grown to love and now I'm going to share that love with you!

  • JENNINGS GETTING ACROSS

    I knew Jennings for a few years, we never got along, BUT I loved his magic. Imagine my surprise to find this little gem during my research, it uses a move you probably already know, and, if you watch the viewing angles, it's foolproof, and best of all SIMPLE.

  • ROYAL 3 CARDS ACROSS

    Royal Road to card magic detailed a classic version of 3 cards across the upon re-examination revealed to me some killer features. Truly worth a look, and if you saw David Blaine perform his version on Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show, you'll know how good this is, with or without the frogs...

  • VALENTINE THUMB BUTT PALM

    You don't wanna know... or do you... a terrific palming technique just for you.

  • SQUARE UP PALM

    Perfect for cards to pocket or cards across or any time you need to be sneaky...

  • JUMBO CARDS ACROSS

    The brilliant invention of a chap named Max Templeton.

    Yes that's right, JUMBO CARDS.

    No gaffs, no palming (obvi), no set ups, no trick envelopes, no kidding.

    I couldn't believe this when I first discovered it. It seemed too good to be true, so simple so easy, just one simple move (if ...

  • THE PALM & RECOVERY

    Pulling cards from yours and the spectators pockets is a classic bit of sleight of hand, but Steve has a few new wrinkles on it that could make it your favorite new performance piece. INCLUDING a new handling for the Vanishing Card Box!

  • POTASSY'S CARDS ACROSS

    I’ve been a little sick over the last week of 2018, so the first video of the new year celebrates my new husky sexy voice (or what’s left of it) but it was fun to do, a passion project, a one hour lesson (yes ONE HOUR) on the late Paul Potassy’s routine for Cards Across. Done in the same style a...

  • ROSINI'S CARD IN FLIGHT - SOLO CARD ACROSS

    My hero Paul Rosini used to love to perform a single card across that was wonderfully direct.

    This is the first of three variations in handling. I do this all the time and can personally vouch for the powerful impact of this deceivingly simple method.