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Card magic is the most popular form of magic, and it's easy to see why. It involves a variety of techniques, from sleight-of-hand to basic human psychology, and a great magician can dazzle and delight spectators young and old.
With the help of professional magician Rich Ferguson, you'll learn some tricks that are guaranteed to amaze and impress your audience. Rich Ferguson has featured on major TV networks across the US and internationally, including NBC's Ellen DeGeneres show.
A seasoned and highly respected magician, with a huge social media following, Rich has produced numerous magic DVDs, media content and tutorials, as well as performing his tricks for some of the world's A-list celebrities and corporations. These are the types of tricks you can do anywhere- all you need is a pack of cards and the skills and techniques you'll learn in this course.
Suitability - Who should attend?
This course is for anyone of any age with an interest in magic! It's a perfect first dip into the wonderful work of tricks, a great refresher for magicians out of practice, and a fun experience for anyone with a curious mind!
Outcome / Qualification etc.
PDF certificate already included in price.
You can also get a hardcopy ICOES certificate for a small fee to cover printing and posting.
Training Course Content
If you've always wanted to learn how to impress surprise and impress friends, family members, and coworkers with card magic, this course is for you. This course will allow you to:
- Learn card magic techniques
- Perform card magic tricks
- Entertain one or more participants
- Polish your performance skills
- Understand the psychology behind most card magic tricks Learn sleight-of-hand techniques
- Understand equivoque and time misdirection
- Gain self-confidence and social skills
Our course includes videos, written lessons, and exams. This gives you a well-rounded introduction to magic- however you like to learn.
Module 1: An Introduction To Card Magic
- 1.1 The History of Card Magic
- 1.2 The Psychology of Card Magic
- 1.3 Pick a Card
- 1.4 The Tenkai Palm
- 1.5 Fanning the Cards
Module 2: Mastering Basic Card Magic Tricks
- 2.1 Simple Card Forcing
- 2.2 The Cutting Force
- 2.3 The Hindu Shuffle
- 2.4 Performance Tips and Tricks
Module 3: Learning An Ambitious Card Magic Routine
- 3.1 Starting the trick
- 3.2 Jumping the card
- 3.3 Signing the card
- 3.4 Learning the tilt
- 3.5 Using the double-lift
- 3.6 Executing a snap change
- 3.7 Switching the cards
- 3.8 Finishing the trick
Module 4: Professional Card Tricks
- 4.1 Setting up the Shuffleboard trick
- 4.2 How to do the Shuffleboard trick
- 4.3 The False Shuffle
- 4.4 The Zarrow Shuffle
- 4.5 How to do the Triumph Trick
Module 5: Bringing It All Together
- 5.1 The Pharaoh Shuffle
- 5.2 Sixes and Sevens
- 5.3 Aces Any Time
- 5.4 Wrapping up
The cost of this course is £99 £19 + VAT per participant.
Exams and PDF Certificate already Included in price.
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