Card College 1&2 Personal Instruction Lesson 7: The Transfer Cut


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

It will teach you one of the most versatile and useful technical concepts of all card magic, namely how to shuttle one or several cards from a key position in the deck to another, all done in the course of an innocent looking cutting action. As a bonus the order of the remaining cards of the deck remains intact. This is an indispensable concept for some of the most astonishing card tricks you will ever perform. You may think you know this already, but in this lesson you’ll learn several details of handling that will make your card magic more artistic.

Furthermore you’ll be able to enjoy the performance of a very strong trick, a classic of modern close-up card magic, done before real spectators. 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 7, “The Transfer Cut”, contains:

  • Techniques
    • Double Undercut
    • Double Undercut Control With Overhand Shuffle
    • Triple Undercut Top to Bottom
    • Triple Undercut Bottom to Top
  • Tricks (Performance)
    • Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
  • Tricks (Explanation)
    • Seventh Son of a Seventh Son

The trick is an audience-tested and highly entertaining effect. It 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 7 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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