Card College 1&2 Personal Instruction Lesson 15: Overhand Shuffle 2


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

It will teach you advanced techniques using the Overhand Shuffle, among others possibly the best and safest full deck control, plus various other sleights that are indispensable for some of the most astonishing card tricks you will ever perform.

Furthermore you’ll be able to enjoy the performance of a visual, mystifying and highly entertaining trick, at the end of which the four Aces have been produced. This is followed by a detailed discussion that will convey to you all the information needed to perform this technically challenging, yet baffling piece containing some of the sleights taught in this and in previous lessons.



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 15, “Overhand Shuffle 2”, contains:

  • Techniques
    • Control of Bottom & Top Stock
    • Control of Selected Card
    • Reversing Order of Cards
    • Culling Cards
    • G. W. Hunter Full Deck Control
    • Optical Shuffle Full Deck Control
    • Greek Shuffle Full Deck Control
  • Tricks (Performance)
    • Aces off the Cuff
  • Tricks (Explanation)
    • Aces off the Cuff

The trick is technically challenging, but you will be highly rewarded for the practice you need to put into this effect. It is one of the most beautiful Four-Ace-Openers. It has been honed in hundreds of performances and is guaranteed to baffle and entertain even the most sophisticated audience. “Aces off the Cuff” contains 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 15 contains professional-caliber material and information. If you are willing to think and to practice, you will obtain extraordinary results.

Technical Information

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