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Dan Harlan: Mastering Card Fundamentals, Sundays 10a (PST) / 1p (EST), Nov 7 - Nov 28, 2021 (4 Week Class)

Price: $120.00
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Zoom Class Details:
Class Dates: 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28
Day: Sundays
Time: 10a (PST) / 1p (EST)
Duration: 1 HOUR
Only 20 Seats Available

Mastering Card Fundamentals with Dan Harlan

When you're new to card magic, the sheer amount and variety of moves, sleights, and techniques can be overwhelming. It's challenging to know where to begin, what to learn, and whether you're doing it right. Fear not, friend, the solution to your problem is here! Once again, Dan Harlan cuts through the clutter and helps you focus on the most rewarding information. In this four-week course, you'll learn proper shuffle technique and how to simulate real shuffles while secretly controlling the order of the cards. Harlan teaches you which controls to use for all possible situations. Plus, you'll learn how to make your participant choose a card you want them to take, while feeling like they've made a free choice. And Harlan shares some amazing card magic that works on its own... without difficult sleight-of-hand... and introduces you to special decks and gimmicked cards that put miracles well within your reach. The knowledge you gain in this class will save you valuable time as you acquire the fundamental skillset behind all great card magic. Sign up now!

Lesson 1: Shuffles, Controls, and Keys
Overhand Shuffle, Bottom Throw, Lou Brooks False Overhand, Middle-Run False
Riffle Shuffle, Tabled, In-the-Hands & Bridge, The Zero Shuffle
Hindu Shuffle, The Pick-Up
Overhand Shuffle Control, Milk Shuffles (top to bottom, both, multiple), Injog Control
Riffle Shuffle Control, Top and Bottom Stock
The Break (pinkie, thumb), Double-Undercut, Triple-Tablecut
Toss-Jog Control, Dribble-Jog
Under Control
Bottom Key Card, Dribble Key Card, Top Key Card
Corner Crimp

Lesson 2: False Cuts and Forces
Kick to the Table, Kick in the Hands
Jay Ose False Cut
Cross Cut Force
Slip Force
Riffle Force (with Break)
Hindu Force
Psychological Cut Force
Count Down Force
Cut Deeper Force
My Favorite Force

Lesson 3: Self-Working Tricks
Out Of This World
Poker Demo
Face-Up Five (indicator)
Not the 21 Card Trick
Four Ace Reverse Deal
Automatic ACAAN
...and More.

Lesson 4: Special Decks and Cards
One Way Forcing Deck, Two-Way & More, gimmicked forcing decks
Stripper Deck
Svengali deck
Double Backer
R/B Double Backer
Double Facer
Mis-Indexed Card
Short Card, Corner-Short, Thick
"Look in the Box" Joker

Class Policies

It is mandatory that all students have a working video camera and leave it on for the duration of each class.

These sessions are not to be recorded. Please do not use Zoom’s recording feature, or third-party recording software to store these classes for later viewing.

Registration can be cancelled or changed until 5 days prior to the class start date. If you are purchasing classes as a gift, it is your responsibility to inform us of the recipient’s name during checkout or by emailing Late cancellations, transfers, name changes cannot be accommodated after the cancellation/change cutoff date.

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