Card College 1&2 Personal Instruction Lesson 10: Key Card


Card College is considered by many to be the most important and influential work on sleight-of-hand card magic for the beginner and the expert. With these videos the author personally coaches you. It is like taking one-to-one lessons!

This is Lesson 10 of the Card College 1&2 – Personal Instruction video course in card magic.

It will teach you one of the most powerful principles to locate and control one or several chosen cards: the Key Card. Once you’ve understood and mastered the various Key Card techniques, you will be able to perform some of the most astonishing card tricks.

Furthermore you’ll be able to enjoy the performance of an excellent trick, where the performer demonstrates to have an apparently phenomenal memory, and with its help finds a chosen card under seemingly impossible conditions. This is followed by a detailed discussion that will convey to you all the information needed to perform this easy, yet baffling piece containing some of the sleights taught in the technical section.



Roberto Giobbi presents Card College 1&2 – Personal Instruction.

With Roberto Giobbi, based on the material from his books Card College Volumes 1&2, updated and expanded.

Lesson 10, “The Key Card”, contains:

  • Techniques
    • Key Card in Hand-spread
    • Ribbon-spread Key Card Placement
    • Glimpse and Key Card Placement
    • Cut to the Key Card
    • Keep Key Card and Selection Together
  • Tricks (Performance)
    • A Phenomenal Memory
  • Tricks (Explanation)
    • A Phenomenal Memory

The tricks are audience-tested and highly entertaining effects. They contain several of the techniques taught in this and in previous lessons, so you can learn how to effectively apply them in real-life situations.

The detailed explanation also discusses practical concepts such as presentation, communication, timing, misdirection and all those things that will help you understand the causes and the essence of card magic.

This video lesson is completely self-contained; using the Card College book as an additional learning tool can be helpful, but is absolutely not necessary. This video course has been conceived with all those in mind who prefer visual instruction to reading.

Lesson 10 contains professional-caliber material and information. If you are willing to think and to practice, you will obtain extraordinary results.

Technical Information

This lesson comes as an MP4-file and is compatible with almost all currently known systems and devices.

The size of this MP4-file is ca. 183 MB; you can stream-view it online, or download it to your favorite device, from where you can enjoy it anytime offline.

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