OK. This one is a bit more basic than some of the other lessons for those of us more advanced or
studied performers. However for you guys/gals that don't do Sponge Ball work or Cups and Balls this
will be a great primer. And some of us in the know will probably pick up a thing or two from Dan's
performance. That is what is really the most important part in this lesson. I actually got
involved in Dan's performance so much that I missed a lot of Dan's steals with the Sponge Balls.
That was a nice surprise for me. He had a very compelling and fun performance. I also got a nice
new addition for an opening sequence for Sponges so that is another bonus. All in all this is a
great lesson and you will learn some very good routines if you don't have much experience with ball
routines. As always have fun. :)
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This is ok for the price, its has nice routines to own, but its basically all the stuff most people
already know. Dan Harlan's routine is great, but I'm not planning to use it. You might! I recommend
buying it if you are new to ball magic.
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Though Dan's routines are terrific as always, those routines are not what is described in Tarbell.
This is especially true of the cups and balls routine. Dan does a standard C&B routine. However,
Tarbell describes something very different, using sponge balls (cut-up bath sponges), which are
central to the handlings described in Tarbell. I was disappointed, as I was hoping t see what that
old and different routine looked like on video.
It's a great instructional as always from Dan, while the routines seem basic and will help beginners
it will add to those that are not beginners and will be adding this to my routines.
I like this lesson a lot.
As a beginner, I find that the whole lesson is very well explained !
Thanks very much Dan Harlan
Enjoyed this lesson but liked best the section is with the sponges! Check this out, if only for
Well, i bought this part, because i want to get all the Tarbell vids. If you are new to magic you
will get some great ideas about "Ball Tricks".
However i am alway looking forward how Dan´s
interpretation of the Tarbell book will be.
This is just another example of Dan Harlans complete mastery of magic that I like and grew up with!!
I cant say enough for his interpretation and teaching of the Tarbell Classics. The ball routines are
so easy to follow!! He is a great teacher!! the downloads are worth twice the price!!
I tink that it waas an excellent and original presentation, easy to reproduce. I enjoyed it.
Could I get Tarbell 6 and 7 if they have been produced?
Solid tips/tricks--great routines. Dan does a fantastic job as usual!