Card College 1&2 Personal Instruction Lesson 12: Flourishes


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 12 of the Card College 1&2 – Personal Instruction video course in card magic.

It will teach you an array of elegant ways to handle a deck of cards. Flourishes are essentially overt techniques in the service of showmanship. Such flourishes, if used wisely as discussed in this lesson, will  not only spice up your performance, but also showcase your skill and make your magic look more artistic.



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 12, “Flourishes”, contains:

  • Techniques
    • Turning the Top Card Face up (various methods)
    • The Charlier Cut – A One-handed Cut
    • Swivel Cut
    • Boomerang Card
    • Two-handed Fan
    • One-handed Fan
    • Table Ribbon-spread Turnover

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 12 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. 117 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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