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Encyclopedia of Card Sleights 1-8

Postby -The Scot- » Sun May 04, 2003 3:40 pm



Name :The Encyclopedia of Card Sleights by Daryl volumes 1 to 8
Price : £22-£25, or £160 for all 8, Magictricks.co.uk
Type :Card learning video series
Difficulty :Ranges from 1 to 5.

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Here is what each volume contains......

VOLUME 1


Introduction; Playing Card Terms; Trick Break; Think Stop; One Way Backs; One Way Faces; Special Cards (Gimmicked); Special Cards (Ungimmicked); Gimmicked Card Stickers; Jumbo Gimmicked Cards


Technical Terms; A Block; Cutting the Deck; Center Cut; Scarne Cut; Multiple Cuts; Pivot Cut; Swivel Cut; Shuffling the Deck; Overhand Shuffle; Hindu Shuffle; Asian Shuffle; Strip Shuffle; Rifle Shuffle; In the Hands Rifle Shuffle; Squaring the Deck; Dealing; FD Reverses the Order; FU (Stud) Maintains the Order; Group Deal; Necktie Deal; A Set Up (Stack); The Break; The Step; The Jog; Spreading the Deck; To Dribble the Cards; Palming a Card; The Control; The Crimp; The Force; The Multiple Lift; The Switch; The Change; The Color Change


The Glide; The Standard Glide; As a Change; As a Control; As a Force (2 methods) The Push Up Touch; The Side Glide (2 methods); As a Glimpse; As a Multiple Force


The Break; Little Finger Break; Under the Top Card (2 methods); Above the Bottom Card (2 methods) Multiple Buckle; Pull Down (or Buckle) Force; A Break from a Spread; Above Selection (to top); Below Selection (to bottom); The Riffle Touch; The Dingle Dent; The Cardini Spring; Thumb Break; Erdnase Break


What To Do With A Break; Double Cut Control to the Top; Double Cut Control to the Bottom; Multiple Double Cut Control; "X" Card(s) Between Each Controlled Card; Double Cut Stacking the Deck; Triple Cut Control to the Top; Triple Cut Control to the Bottom; Control to a Sm.Number from the Top; Control to a Sm. Number from the Bottom


The Step; from a Break to a Step; Put Down and Pick Up the Deck; From a Step to a Break


The Jog; Out Jog; In Jog; Side Jog; Out Jog Cull; Duplex Cull (Steranko); Break Above Jog; Break Below Jog; Injog Double Cut (Steranko); Injog Double Cut Glimpse (Sternako); Injog Riffle Shuffle Control; Diagonal Push Through (Steranko); Injog Jerry Andrus Method; The Push Through (Steranko); The Thumb Jog (Steranko); The Automatic Jog #1.

Volume 1 is a great start for the budding magician, it covers all the technical terms and provides a solid basis for the rest of the learning. I would advise this volume, but if you are an experienced card magician you could probably skip this volume as darly spends alot of time going through definitions and catd terms, which you will already know if you have been working with cards for a long time. On the other hand, it could well expand your knowledge of cards, Darly certainly taught me some stuff i never knew prior to watching the video. A good starting point for the series.

VOLUME 2


Introduction; The Jog (Continued from Vol 1)-Automatic Jog #2; Automatic Jog #3; The Natural Jog; The Dribble Control; The Simon Card Control; Daryl's First Card Contro; The Automatic Jog Control (Paul LePaul); The Dribble Touch (Daryl)


The Crimp; Bottom Card Crimp; Single Card Bridge; One Hand Bottom Crimp (Arthur Buckley); Acethetics Crimp (Daryl); The Regular Crimp; The Bridge Location; Several Methods for Creating the Bridge


The Overhand Shuffle; Overhand Shuffle Technique; Running Cards; Milking the Deck; The Double Milk; Overhand Shuffle Controls; Overhand Shuffle with Injog; Trick Break; The Clock Trick; Top Stock Control; Bottom Stock Control; The Back & Forth Shuffle


Trick Break; Magician Fooler; The Divided Deck Shuffles; The Ireland Shuffle; The Cyclic Order; The Greek Shuffle (the Weave); The Charlier Shuffle (cyclic control); False Overhand Shuffles; G.W. Hunter Shuffle; The Optical Shuffle; The Charlier Shuffle (full deck control)


The Hindu Shuffle; Standard Technique; Top Stock Control; Bottom Stock Control; Full Deck Control


The Strip Shuffle;(Running Cuts); Standard Technique; Top Stock Control (2 methods); Bottom Stock Control; Full Deck Control


False Cuts; Raul Posini False Cut; Frank Thompson False Cut; Daryl's Crazy Cut; Optical False Cut; Retention of Vision Cut; The False Swing Cut.

Volume 2, a good continuation on volume 1, expanding on the 'jog' and other techniques. This volume explains one of my favourite card moves, running cuts. I think they look really good in card magic and darly thinks the same, as he teaches all the moves needed to complete the cuts, as usual while darly shows you how to do it he makes it look unbeliveably easy, but with his simple but effective teaching methods he makes it simple to learn.

VOLUME 3


Introduction; False Cuts; Slydini; Oops!; Slip Cut; 1, 2, 3 False Cut; Erdnase 3 Packet False Table Cut; Up the Ladder Cut; Versatile 3 Packet Up the Ladder


Riffle Shuffle; In the Air; Waterfall/Cascade Finish; Jerry Andrus Spring Shuffle; Spring Riffle; Jack Merlin Shuffle; Shuffle Sides; Table Riffle Shuffle; Closed Riffle Shuffle; Open Riffle Shuffle; Controlling Cards with the Riffle Shuffle; Maintaining the Top & Bottom Card; In the Hand Riffle Shuffle Glimpse; Erdnase Touch; Maintain Divided Deck; Triumph Shuffle (Dai Vernon); Push Through Shuffle


The Glimpse/Peek; Hindu Shuffle Glimpse; Bubble Peek; Thumb Count; Phantom Peek; During Table Riffle Shuffle; Bottom Card Buckle Peek; X-Ray Vision (Arthur Buckley); A New Glimpse; Step Peek


Trick Break; Whispering Queens; Fan Peek (Arthur Buckley)


The Key Card; Trick Break Gray's Speller; Methods of Using the Key; Card on Top of Deck; Dai Vernon's Method for the Key Card; A Miracle Discovery; Explanation of Gray's Speller; Methods of Using Key Card on Bottom of Deck; Cirrus Card Trick; The Sliding Key Card.

Although this volume doesn't look like it contains as much content as the other volumes, i think it is still an important addition to the series. It shows a few nice false cuts (continued from volume 2) and a few good shuffle techniques, a few for practicality (i.e for forcing a card) and a few for show/looking fancy. I enjoyed this volume even though the content was not a high as some of the other volumes.

VOLUME 4


Locator Cards; The Crimp; Oops! (3 variations); "Stranger" Locator Card; Pencil Dotted Card; Short Card; Narrow Card; Concave Short Card; Corner Short Card (2 variations); The Tuned Deck (Burling Hull); Broken Corner (Ted Annemann); Thick Card (5 variations); Coin Impression Card (2 variations); Different Shades (3 variations); Punched Card; Long Card; Old Card in New Deck (2 variations); Slick & Rough Cards; Different Finishes


Forcing; The Double Count Force; The 10 to 20 Force; The Cross Cut Force (Max Holden); The Cut Deeper Force (Ed Balducci); Marlo Subtlety; The So Simple Force (Lin Searles); The Handkerchief Force (Jean Hugard); The Hindu Shuffle Force; Tour de Force (Alex Elmsley); The Trevor Lewis Force; The Goldin Force; Charlier Cut Force (Daryl's variation); LePaul Bluff Pass; The Backslip (3 variations); Riffle Force


The Class Force Single Card Controls; The Kelly Bottom Placement; The Tilt (Illusion of Depth) (Dai Vernon); The Tilt Finesse; The Tilt Bit (Lin Searles); The Bold Tilt to the Top; The Tilt to the Bottom; Convincing Tilt (Daryl); A Flourish and a Pass (Paul LePaul); The Spread Pass Delay (Harry Lorayne); The Hofzinser Spread Control; The Sliding Key Card; As a Control; As a Farce; As a Cull; The Convincing Control (Ed Marlo); The Versatile Card Control (Frank Simon)


Multiple Card Controls; The Multiple Shift (Dai Vernon); Carmen D'Amico Touch.

This volume is one of my favourites, due to all the differnet forces it shows, once again, very easy to follow learning by Daryl. He shows all the forces in 'real time' before he explains them, and he is so good, even though you know what is coming you can't see it. He then breaks each move down and shows every component of the sleight involved. This volume is not only great for learning, but also just a pleasure to watch. Highly recommended.

VOLUME 5


Multiple Card Controls (cont'd from Vol 4); The Multiple Shift (Arthur Buckley); The Multiple Shift (Frank Zak); The Multiple Card Control (Dai Vernon); Multiple Hofzinser Card Control


The Spectator Peek; Psychological Play (Cy Endfield); In the Hands Riffle Shuffle; The Multiple Peek Control (Dai Vernon); The Peek Force; The Multiple Peek Force (Eddie Fechter); The Glimpse After Spectator Peek; Step Glimpse 1-4; The Pressure Fan Peek (Ed Marlo); Step Glimpse 5 (The Spring); A Deceptive Crimp Location (Paul LePaul); Another Peeked Card Crimp


Fancy Counts; The Flip Over Count (Steranko); The Flip Over Deal; A Flourish Count (Dai Vernon); Fancy Flourish Count (Arthur Buckley); A Flourish Count #2; A Flourish Count Between Thumbs; The Flip Over Count #2; The Long Distance Spinner (Audley Walsh); The Martin Lewis Spinner


Secret Counts; The Bevel Count; The Pinky Count (Steranko); The Thumb Count; Spread and Injog; The Sight Count from the Bottom


The Multiple Lift; The Multiple Lift Get Ready (Several Methods); Multiple Lift #1; Dai Vernon DL; Expert Card Technique Method; Marlo DL Get Ready; The Instantaneous DL (Dr. Jacob Daley); The Leipzig DL; The Snap-Over DL (Paul LePaul); The Snap Double (Larry Jennings); Daryl's One Handed DL (variation on D'Amico Lift); DL from the Spread I; DL from the Spread II (Frank Zak); DL from the Middle (J.K. Hartman)


Multiple Lift Touches; The K.M. Move; DL Clean Up (2 methods); DL as a Force, Switch, Glimpse, Reverse, False Count, Vanish, Change, Pseudo Second Deal, Pseudo Bottom Deal, or Pseudo Middle Deal


The Secret Reverse; The Braue Reverse (Fred Braue) (several variations); DL Reverse I; DL Reverse II; DL Reverse III; The Larreverse (plus variations); Trick Break; The Primer Aces.

This volume teaches one of the most important moves in card magic, multiple lifts, and with Daryls methods of instrution, and a little practice, you should have them mastered in no time at all.


VOLUME 6


The Secret Reverse (cont'd from Vol 5); The Larreverse for Several Cards; The Action Reverse (Steranko); The Steranko Center Reverse; Flopping the Deck (The Roll)


Vanishes (from the deck); The Vanish (plus variations); Vanished and Reversed Speller; The Rub-A-Dub-Dub Vanish


Vanishes (from a Small Packet); Trick Break; The Volte Face Plus; Stanley Collins Ace Vanish; Buckle (or Pull Down) Vanish; Fred Kaps Touch; To Vanish Any Card in a Five Card Packet; The Ascanio Spread; Daryl's High Priced Spread


Trick Break; The Biddle Move


To Vanish a Single Card; The Buckley Vanish


Palming (Positions); The Magician's Palm (Full Palm); The Gambler's Flat Palm; The Rear Palm; The Tenkai Palm; The Longitudinal Palm


Palming Single Cards; The Leipzig Bottom Palm; The Hugard Top Palm; The Right Hand Top Palm (Paul LePaul); The One Hand Top Palm


Palming Multiple Cards; The Erdnase Bottom Palm; The Riffle Shuffle Palm; The Pivot Palm; The Riffle Shuffle PalmThe Pivot Palm; The Riffle Shuffle Palm II (Dr. Jacob Daley); The Larry Jennings' Multiple Top Palm; The Diagonal Left Hand Palm (Paul LePaul); The Side Steal


Miscellaneous Palming Techniques; A Useful Aquitment (Paul LePaul); Methods to Help Conceal Palmed Cards; The Bottom Card Steal (Paul LePaul); From the Verstaile Card Control; Replacing Palmed Cards (from the Gambler's Cop)


Trick Break; The Out of Body Experience (Daryl); Replacing Palmed Cards (to the Top of the Deck) (4 methods)


Producing Palmed Cards; From the Packet (plus variations); From the Card Box; From your Hand (plus variations)


False Counts; The False Count for More; The Walking Fingers Count; The Double Push Off; The Buckle Count (plus variations); The Al Baker False Count


False Displays; The Flustration Count (Brother John Hamman) To Show Identical Backs, To Show Identical Faces; To Double Black Cards; The Rumba Count (Jean-Pierre Vallarino) To Show Identical Faces; To Show Double-Backed Cards.

In volume 6 Daryl goes into a lot of detail on how to do counts (mainly false ones). The way he shows and explains is very good, foe example, he cuts the deck into 3 packets and wraps them in different coloured paper so you can easily follow the (false) count, which otherwisr is very difficult to see.
The palming methods are again very good, with daryl incorporating tricks and ideas into the learning.

VOLUME 7

False Displays (cont'd from Vol 6); The Olram Subtlety (Ed Marlo) and variations; Eight-Card Brainwave; The Elmsley Count (Alex Elmsley) and variations; The Jordan Count (Charles Jordan) and variations; The Hamman Count (Brother John Hamman) and variations; The Gemini Count (Brother John Hamman) and variations; The Last Trick of Dr. Jacob Daley; the D.M. Count (Daryl, Hamman); The Combo Count (Daryl)


False Dealing; The Strike Second and variations; The Double Push Off and variations; The LePaul Second Deal and variations; The One-Handed Turnover Second Deal and variations; The Second Deal (Dai Vernon); The One Hand Turnover Bottom Deal; One-Hand Method (dealing the card face down); The Open Double Deal (Ed Marlo)


Color Changes; The Bottom Palm Color Change and variations; The Impossible Color Change; The Malini Color Change; The Erdnase Two-Handed Transformation; Daryl's Multiple Erdnase Two-Hand Transformation; The Fan Cover Color Change (Daryl) and variations; The Spooner Change (Bill Spooner)


Switches & Changes; The Mexican Turnover; The Mexican Turnover Top; Change Second Deal (Daryl); The Diminishing Lift (Marlo); The Curry Turnover Change and variations (Paul Curry); Blackjack Cheating Demonstration; The Emergency Change (Daryl); The Push In Change; The Slide (Arthur Buckley); The Kosky Switch (Gerald Kosky); The Tip-Over Change (Jack Merlin) and variations; Han Ping Chien Move with Cards For the Unambitious (Ed Marlo); A Different Top Change (Arthur Buckley); The Throw Change; The Instantaneous Change (Paul LePaul); The Paintbrush Change (Dai Vernon) and variations; The Snap Over Change and variations; The Marconick Change and variations.

The description is pretty self explanitary here, there are some very nice moves in here, even if you don't need to use them in any tricks, then they are great for just showing off to friends and collegues. Another good volume with some really intresting content, especially the different changes.

VOLUME 8

Switches & Changes (cont'd from Vol 7); The Flicker Change (John Cornelius) and variations; The One-Handed Bottom Deal Change (Daryl); The Eidetic Change (Marlo/Cornelius)


The Top Change; The Mechanics and Several Tips; Several Methods for Misdirection; A Different Grip for the Top Change


Packet Switches; The Bottom Drop Off Switch (Brother John Hamman); Stiff to Snapper (Blackjack Change); The Braue Add-On (Fred Braue); and variations; Ace Assembly; Ambitious Aces and variations; Rising Crime (Daryl); The Vernon Add-On (Dai Vernon) and variations; The Block Turnover (Brother John Hamman); Spectator Stops at the Kings; Block Turnover Variations (Daryl); The Breakless Block Switch (Daryl)


Miscellaneous; The Matchbox Easel; The Wind-Up Gag; The Spread Cull; Four-of-a-Kind Prediction; Folding a Card (2 methods); Doubling a Card


Flourishes; One-Hand Cuts (2 packets); The Cannibal Card Cut; The Reach Across Cut; The Stretch Cut; The Pivot Around Cut; One-Hand Cuts (3 or more packets); The Triple Charlier Cut; The Triple Reach-Over Cut; Daryl's Super Duper Cut; Miscellaneous Flourishes; Daryl's Hot Shot Cut; The Frank Shields' Four-Card Display; Making Double-Faced & Double-Backed Cards (peeling cards).

Volume 8 is by far my favourite volume. Daryl goes into detail on how to do loads of differnt cuts, and then, once he has explained the different cuts (including the Darly fancy pants cut), and taught them in great detail the last thing he teaches is how to do the famous 'Daylys Hot Shot Cut'. Daryl explains thi so well, my friend and i watching the tape were on our way to mastering it after only a few hours! he literally is that good at explaining the moves.
At the end he shows how to 'peel cards' meaning how to take the top and bottom faces of the cards off, this is a bit obvious really and not that intresting, but hey, everything else is perfect so i think i can let him off!

All in all an EXTREAMLY good series which i wouldn't go without. A must have for all magicians.

Thanks,
Kevin

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Re: Encyclopedia of Card Sleights 1-8

Postby mark lewis » Sun Sep 01, 2013 1:24 pm

On looking over the very detailed contents there seems to a great abundance of sleights and very little in the way of actual tricks. But then I suppose this is justified by the title so I suppose I can't object too much. Mind you I think you can get by very nicely with only about 5 card sleights. In actual fact you only NEED around 5 sleights or so to be a good entertaining card magician. It doesn't do any harm to know more of course and can even do a bit of good providing you don't get carried away into a world of finger flinging just for the sake of it. I have mastered rather a lot of card sleights myself but my attitude is that they are only a means to an end and that it is actually detrimental to be skillful beyond the bounds of necessity. No time to explain why but take my word for it. I do know everything after all.....................

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